Tagged: Quaternary

New Zealand Palynology: Look to the East - Journeys to the ice

Matthew Wood Nov 02, 2010

When you take a sample of sediment from the seafloor and remove all the carbonate and silica — nearly the whole sample in most cases — what are you left with? Palynomorphs are organic microfossils that include the pollen and spores of terrestrial plants, the cellulose remains of marine phytoplankton called dinoflagellates, … Read More