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Oporto Seamount
Portugal    40.72 N, 10.05 W
Holocene / Quaternary
the images are contributed by Dr. Lucia de Abreu
Oporto SeamountMap redrawn from Gervais, E., 1996. Cretaceous to Quaternary planktonic foraminiferal biostratigraphy of Leg 149, Iberia Abyssal Plain. In Whitmarsh, R.B., Sawyer, D.S., Klaus, A., and Masson, D.G. (Eds.), Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 149: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program).       Oporto Seamount, Iberian Margin

from IMAGES core MD95-2040
ranging in age from present to 340ka

The analysis of the core is published in:
de Abreu L.; Shackleton N.J.; Schönfeld J.; Hall M.; Chapman M., 2003: Millennial-scale oceanic climate variability on the Western Iberian margin during the last two glacial periods in Marine Geology 196 (2003)




      Oporto Seamount Sediment
Sediment from core MD95-2040 at Heinrich Event I
Image provided by Dr. Lúcia de Abreu





sorted by genus, species             sorted by morphology
    

Beella
digitata

Favulina
hexagona

Globigerina
bulloides

Globigerina
falconensis

Globigerinella
siphonifera

Globigerinita
glutinata

Globigerinita
glutinata

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Globigerinoides
ruber

Globigerinoides
ruber

Globigerinoides
ruber

Globorotalia
hirsuta

Globorotalia
hirsuta

Globorotalia
hirsuta

Globorotalia
inflata

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Globorotalia
scitula

Globorotalia
truncatulinoides

Globorotalia
truncatulinoides

Globoturborotalita
tenella

Globoturborotalita
tenella

Lagena
hispidula

Lagena
striata

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Neogloboquadrina
pachyderma

Neogloboquadrina
pachyderma

Neogloboquadrina
pachyderma

Neogloboquadrina
pachyderma

Neogloboquadrina
pachyderma

Neogloboquadrina
pachyderma

Orbulina
universa

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Orbulina
universa

Trilobatus
sacculifer

Trilobatus
sacculifer

Trilobatus
trilobus

Turborotalita
humilis

Turborotalita
quinqueloba

Uvigerina
sp.