Paleontologic Information

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Paleontologic Information

Paleontologic Information and Data includes publicly releasable biostratigraphic and paleobathymetric summary information on active and expired fields and leases in the Gulf of Mexico.  The foraminiferal and coccolith biostratigraphic markers are placed in their proper chronologic, chronostratigraphic and chronozonal context as determined by the BOEM Resource Evaluation Paleontologic Group (see Biostratigraphic Chart of the Gulf of Mexico Offshore Region, Jurassic to Quaternary).

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This data was last updated on 02-02-2017
and will be updated monthly.
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Releasable Paleo Reports
gepaldmp_Paleo.txt
gepaldmp_Header.txt

Fixed

Two files that include all released paleontologic summary reports and header data from January 1947 to January 31, 2017.

New Paleo Reports
gepaldmp_Paleo.txt
gepaldmp_Header.txt

Fixed

Two files that include newly released paleontologic summary reports and header data since previous update (January 1 - 31, 2017)

List of New Paleo Reports
gepaldmp_newlist.txt

Fixed

Indexed list of newly released paleontologic summary reports since previous update (January 1 - 31, 2017)