Middle Pliocene Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction: PRISM2
Entry ID: USGS_OF99-535

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Summary
Abstract: As part of the USGS Global Change Research effort, the PRISM (Pliocene Research, Interpretation and Synoptic Mapping) Project has documented the characteristics of middle Pliocene climate on a global scale. The middle Pliocene was selected for detailed study because it spans the transition from relatively warm global climates when glaciers were absent or greatly reduced in the Northern ... View entire text
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Description: Access to documentation
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Dowsett, H.J., J.A. Barron, R.A. Poore, R.S.Thompson, T,M. Cronin, S.E.Ishman, and D.A.Willard
Dataset Title: Middle Pliocene Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction: PRISM2
Dataset Series Name: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OPEN FILE REPORT 99-535
Dataset Release Date: 1999
Dataset Release Place: Reston, VA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: 1.0
Issue Identification: 99-535
Online Resource: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1999/of99-535/
Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 3.29 Ma
Paleo Stop Date: 2.97 Ma
Chrono Unit:
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 2 degree
Longitude Resolution: 2 degree
Horizontal Resolution Range: 100 km - < 250 km or approximately 1 degree - < 2.5 degrees
Temporal Resolution: monthly, annual
Temporal Resolution Range: Monthly - < Annual
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Eastern Earth Surface Processes Team, Eastern Region, Geology Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://geology.er.usgs.gov/eespteam/

Data Center Personnel
Name: HARRY J. DOWSETT
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
955 National Center
City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: online
Distribution Format: PDF
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
955 National Center
City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-05-31
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-24
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