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Physical materials that include (but are not limited to)
  • paper records, field notes, and maps
  • cores and samples
  • computer tapes and floppies
  • microfilm and video tapes
Material Composition

Type of Research Library Menlo Park / Santa Cruz Woods Hole St. Petersburg
FACS 1020_O'Brien    1050_O'Brien    rm_M119    rm_T119 MOF  
Multi-channel   MOF  
Controlled Environment Media Storage rm_L119    rm_T119 MOF  
Non-Refrigerated Cores and Samples 1030_O'Brien    1040_O'Brien LV01 Core_Lab
Refrigerated Cores and Samples 1020_O'Brien    rm_m1021a RE01    RE02  
Frozen Cores and Samples   FR01    FR02  
Microslides rm_m3270    1050_O'Brien    rm_T119    
Off site AKTDU    ARFFSU    MBARI    UMINN

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