The International Multiproxy Paleofire Database (IMPD) at WDC for Paleoclimatology
Entry ID: NOAA_NCDC_PALEO_IMPD

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Summary
Abstract: From: A Brief Introduction to Fire History Reconstruction
http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/impd/impd_data_intro.html

Fire history information is provided through two types of proxy data; tree-ring
based records and sediment based records. These data sources describe fire
regimes at multiple temporal and spatial scales. Tree-ring data provide
temporally precise, short-term reconstructions of fire ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: -180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: International Multiproxy Paleofire Database Project
Dataset Title: International Multiproxy Paleofire Database (IMDP)
Dataset Release Date: 2003
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: IGBP PAGES/World Data Center for Paleoclimatology
Other Citation Details: NOAA/NCDC Paleoclimatology Program
Online Resource: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/impd/paleofire.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 0600-01-01
Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 400 ybp
Paleo Stop Date: 0 ybp
Chrono Unit:
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
World Data Center for Paleoclimatology, Boulder Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/

Data Center Personnel
Name: WDC/PALEOCLIMATOLOGY, BOULDER
Phone: +1 (303) 497-6160
Fax: +1 (303) 497-6513
Email: paleo at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
World Data Center for Paleoclimatology
NOAA/NCDC Code E/GCx3
325 Broadway
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80303
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: online ftp, www
Fees: none
Publications/References
Interannual to Decadal Drought and Wildfire in the Western United States.
Westerling, A.L., Swetnam, T.W. , EOS Volume 84, Number 49, pp. 545,554-555,
2003.
http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/impd/pubs/westerling2003/westerling2...
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-03-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2007-09-11
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