Foram Data Sets
Berkeley Microfossil Collections
- University of California at Berkeley Microfossil Collection with microslide
collections, type specimens, sample collections, oil field collections and
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.
(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.
Ocean Drilling Program Samples and Data
- 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.
Micropalaeontology Collections at The Natural History Museum, London
- Searcheable database to their foraminifera collections with documentation
(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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January 3, 2005