OceanWorld

FORAMS

Topic Breakdown

FORAM DATA SETS

RELATED LINKS

Foram Topic Map

Interactive Quiz

Real-Time Data

Foram Topic Map

Introduction

What is a Foram?

  • Marine Food Web

Foram Test Construction

  • Agglutinated Tests
  • Microgranular Tests
  • Porcellaneous Tests
  • Hyaline Tests

Foram Evolution

  • Major Events in Foram Evolution

Why are Forams Important?

  • Piston Coring

Forams for Correlation

  • Forams in the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP)
  • IODP Core Collection and Handling
  • Forams in the Petroleum Industry

Forams Highlight Pollution

  • Deformed Forams in Biscayne Bay
  • Waste Water Pollution in Long Island Sound

Foram Data Sets

Related Links

Go to What is a Foram? to find out!

Revised on: January 2, 2005