Topic Breakdown



Foram Topic Map

Interactive Quiz

Real-Time Data

Foram Data Sets

Berkeley Microfossil Collections
(http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/collections/microhold.html) - University of California at Berkeley Microfossil Collection with microslide collections, type specimens, sample collections, oil field collections and reference materials.

Berkeley Foraminifera Type Specimen Image Collection
(http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/foram/types/types.html) - University of California at Berkeley scanning electron microscope images of foraminifera type specimens. Both high and low resolution images are available.

Smithsonian Image Gallery
(http://www.nmnh.si.edu/paleo/foram/fgraphics.html#cretaceous) - Smithsonian Institution Department of Paleobiology. Scanning electron microscope images of foraminifera from the Cretaceous, Paleocene, Eocene, Oligocene, and Miocene.

Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Samples and Data
(http://www.iodp.org/data_samples.html) - A variety of resources including samples, images, downhole logs, and data are available from this site. Data include lithology, biology, stratigraphy, geochemistry, mineralogy, physical properties, temperature and geophysics.

Aberystwyth Micropalaeontology Collections at The Natural History Museum, London
(http://internt.nhm.ac.uk/cgi-bin/earth/abermicro/info.dsml) - Searcheable database to their foraminifera collections with documentation details.

Planktonic Foraminifera Images
(http://rin.hiroba.org/foraminifera/) - Hiroki Hayashi and Tohoku University Museum scanning electron microscope images of foraminifera.

Collection and Mounting of Foraminifera
(http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk/mag/artnov98/bdforam3.html) - Information on collecting, cleaning, mounting and use of foraminifera.

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Revised on: January 3, 2005