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European Diatom Database-North African Dataset
Entry ID: uk_nc_eddi_african

Abstract: The European Diatom Database (EDDI) is a web-based information system designed
to enhance the application of diatom analysis to problems of surface water
acidification, eutrophication and climate change.

The North African dataset consists from samples from Tunisia (66), Algeria (3),
Morocco (26), and Niger (20). In Tunisia, samples were collected from the
Mediterranean northern regions to the ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 37.07   S: 31.0   E: 10.5   W: -6.5

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Leila Ben Khelifa, Francoise Gasse
Dataset Title: European Diatom Database-North African Dataset
Dataset Release Place: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Dataset Publisher: The University of Newcastle
Online Resource:
Parent DIF
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1975-01-01
Stop Date: 1986-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
Data Center
European Diatom Database, University of Newcastle, UK Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: AfricaN

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 44 191 222 8799
Fax: 44 191 222 5421
Email: Stephen.Juggins at
Contact Address:
University of Newcastle
Department of Geography
Newcastle upon Tyne
Fees: None
Phone: 33 4 42 97 15 70
Fax: 33 4 42 97 15 95
Email: gasse at
Contact Address:
CNRS-CEREGE, Europole Mediterraneen de l'Arbois- BP80
City: Aix en Provence Cedex 04
Postal Code: 13545
Country: France
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Ben Khelifa, L., 1989. Diatom?es continentales et pal?omilieux du Sud-Tunisien
(Palhydaf Site 1) au Quaternaire sup?rieur. Approche statistique bas?e sur les
diatom?es et les milieux naturels. Thesis. Univ. Paris-Sud, 233 pp.

Carvalho, L.R., Cox, E.J., Fritz, S.C., Juggins, S., Sims, PA., Gasse, F., and
Battarbee, R.W., 1995, Standardizing the taxonomy of saline lake ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-09-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
Future DIF Review Date: 2003-09-23

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