Actvity Summary: IODP Expedition 310 collected evidence of changes in sea level during the last deglaciation, including a record of temperatures and salinity changes in the southern Pacific.

The two 30cm replicas of 310-20A-22R-2 display coral sandstone and massive coral (Porites) in growth position with interbedded microbiolites (organosedimentary deposits). Cavities are filled with Halimeda (calcareous algae) segments, gastropods, bivalves and microbiolites.

  • Standard E: Earth and space science

  • Patterns

  • Developing and using models

  • ESS1. C The history of the planet Earth
  • LS1.B Growth and development of organisms