Mbsf

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Example of pollen found at different mbsf depths in sample cores: Fischeripollis found at 148.36 mbsf (1) and at 142.50 mbsf; Periporopollenites "spinosus" ms. found at 180.40 mbsf (9 and 10).

The acronym mbsf, meaning metres below seafloor, is a convention used for depths below the seabed[1][2] used in geology, paleontology, oceanography, petrology and exploration drilling.

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  1. ^ Flood, Roger D.; Piper, D.J.W., Klaus, A., and Peterson, L.C. (Eds.) (1997). "PREFACE: DEPTH BELOW SEAFLOOR CONVENTIONS". Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results 155: 3. doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.155.200.1997. "we follow Ocean Drilling Program (ODP) meters below seafloor (mbsf) convention" 
  2. ^ Parkes, R. John; Henrik Sass (2007). "Sulphate-reducing Bacteria Environmental and Engineered Systems Edited by Larry L. Barton University of New Mexico". Sulphate-reducing Bacteria Environmental and Engineered Systems (Cambridge University Press). pp. 329–358. doi:10.1017/CBO9780511541490.012. Retrieved 11 June 2010. "metres below the seafloor (mbsf)"