Simulating Coral Reef Evolution
Entry ID: ucar.scd.vets.vg.coral

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Summary
Abstract: Coral reefs are one of nature's most beautiful and rich ecosystems, and rival
rainforests in biodiversity. This simulation shows the long-term evolution of a
coral reef, starting 21,000 years ago at the end of the last ice age.Coral
reefs are one of nature's most beautiful and rich ecosystems, and rival
rainforests in biodiversity. The January 1999 issue of National ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 76.63   S: 13.71   E: -61.48   W: -177.1

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Joanie Kleypas (scientist), Don Middleton (animator)
Online Resource: http://www.vets.ucar.edu/vg/CoralReef/index.shtml
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: 100 years
Temporal Resolution Range: Annual
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Use Constraints Copyright 2002, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
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Data Center
Community Data Portal, Visualization and Enabling Technologies Section, Computational and Information Systems Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://cdp.ucar.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: NCAR CDP SUPPORT
Email: cdp at ucar.edu
Contact Address:
National Center for Atmospheric Research
P.O. Box 3000
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80307-3000
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Size: 500 MB
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-07-16
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