Arctic Environmental Change of the Last Four Centuries
Entry ID: NOAA_NCDC_PALEO_ARCTIC

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Summary
Abstract: Abstract (from the online documentation):
A compilation of paleoclimate records from lake sediments, trees, glaciers, and
marine sediments provides a view of circum-Arctic environmental variability
over the last 400 years. From 1840 to the mid-20th century, the Arctic warmed
to the highest levels in four centuries. This warming ended the Little Ice Age
in the Arctic and has caused dramatic ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: 50.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: J. Overpeck, K. Hughen, D. Hardy, R. Bradley, R. Case, M. Douglas, B. Finney, K. Gajewski, G. Jacoby, A. Jennings, S. Lamoureux, A. Lasca, G. MacDonald, J. Moore, M. Retelle, S. Smith, A. Wolfe, & G. Zielinski
Dataset Title: Arctic Environmental Change of the Last Four Centuries
Dataset Series Name: IGBP PAGES/WDCA CONTRIBUTION SERIES NUMBER: 1997-033
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: IGBP/PAGES/WDC Paleoclimatology
Issue Identification: 1997-033
Other Citation Details: NOAA/NCDC Paleoclimatology Program
Online Resource: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/sciencepub/front.htm
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1600-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-12-31
Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 400 ybp
Paleo Stop Date: 0 ybp
Chrono Unit:
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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 www, ftp
Distribution Format: text
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: jto at email.arizona.edu
Contact Address:
Institute of the Environment
Department of Geosciences
University of Arizona
City: Tucson
Province or State: AZ
Postal Code: 85721-0077
Country: USA
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Publications/References
J. Overpeck, K. Hughen, D. Hardy, R. Bradley, R. Case, M. Douglas, B. Finney,
K. Gajewski, G. Jacoby, A. Jennings, S. Lamoureux, A. Lasca, G. MacDonald, J.
Moore, M. Retelle,Ê S. Smith, A. Wolfe, & G. Zielinski. 1997. Arctic
Environmental Change of the Last Four Centuries, Science, v. 278, n. 5341 p.
1251-1256.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-03-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-08-31
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