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SURTS-037

Biomass status: Available
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SURTS

Country origin: 
Iceland
Area origin: 
Vestmannaeyjar
Locality origin: 
Surtsey
Habitat origin: 
volcanic island
Geographic coordinates: 
Latitude: 63° 18' 10.8" N
Longitude: 20° 36' 18" W
Comments: 
Surtsey is a volcanic island located in the Vestmannaeyjar archipelago off the southern coast of Iceland. It was formed in a volcanic eruption which began 130 metres below sea level, and reached the surface on 14 November 1963. The eruption lasted until 5 June 1967, when the island reached its maximum size of 2.7 km².

SURTS-037

Sample name: 
5059-1B-45Z-3
Sample date: 
August 15, 2017
Sample location: 
Surtsey island
Station: 
SE-02A
Sample type: 
drill core
Sample depth: 
132.00 m
Sample temperature: 
104.00 °C
Sample description: 
Between 20 cm core sample. Well consolidated dark gray lapilli tuff.
Scientist: 
Pauline Bergsten
Project(s): 
Sample comment: 
Stored at 4°C in the cold room (first floor) in anaerobic conditions (Cu) Stored at -80°C in the basement (MA and M)

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