European Diatom Database
Entry ID: uk_nc_eddi

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Summary
Abstract: The European Diatom Database (EDDI) is a database of diatom training
datsets and transfer functions. It has has been developed by combining
and harmonizing data from a series of smaller datasets from across
Europe and parts of Africa and Asia. At present EDDI contains diatom
counts and associated environmental information for over 2000 taxa in
1350 modern samples from 23 regional training datasets. All details of
the training sets, diatom samples and taxa can be listed or explored
graphically via web pages and software linked to the EDDI
database. Taxonomic conventions used in merging the EDDI datasets are
fully documented with over 2000 digital images, and environmental
reconstructions using EDDI transfer functions are available on-line or
via free downloadable software. The datasets include the ALPE
mountain lake dataset, Italian mountain lake dataset, Spanish mountain
lake dataset, UCL mountain lake dataset, Norwegian dataset, Finnish
dataset, Kola penninsula pH dataset, Combined pH dataset, Svalbard pH
dataset, SWAP dataset, Swedish dataset, African dataset, East African
dataset, North African dataset, Caspian saline lake dataset, Combined
salinity dataset, Spanish saline lake dataset, Welsh TP dataset,
Central European dataset, Danish TP dataset, French Massif Central TP
dataset, Northern Irish dataset, NW Europe dataset, UK meres TP
dataset, Southern England dataset, Swiss dataset, and Combined TP
dataset.

The EDDI system makes these data available on-line and allows
diatomists to apply the transfer functions to sediment cores.

Related URL
Link: VIEW EXTENDED METADATA
Description: Metadata in Biological Data Profile format.


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Geographic Coverage
 N: 70.44 S: 34.56  E: 71.0  W: -24.55

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: University of Newcastle
Dataset Title: European Diatom Database
Dataset Release Place: Newcastle on Tyne, United Kingdom
Dataset Publisher: University of Newcastle
Data Presentation Form: database
Online Resource: http://craticula.ncl.ac.uk/Eddi/jsp/


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > EUROPE


Science Keywords
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >PROTISTS >DIATOMS    [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >PLANTS >MICROALGAE >DIATOMS


ISO Topic Category
BIOTA


Quality
Completeness of the data depends upon the individual dataset.


Access Constraints
None


Use Constraints
None


Keywords
diatom taxonomy database
diatoms
diatom
plant
Chromista
Bacillariophyta
Europe
Alps
Italy
Spain
Norway
Finland
Kola Peninsula
Sweden
Africa
East Africa
North Africa
Caspian
Spanish lake
Wales
Central Europe
Denmark
French Massif Central
Northern Ireland
Northwest Europe
United Kingdom
Southern England
Switzerland


Data Set Progress
IN WORK


Data Center
European Diatom Database, University of Newcastle, UK    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://craticula.ncl.ac.uk/Eddi/jsp/
Dataset ID: EDDI

Data Center Personnel
Name: STEPHEN JUGGINS
Phone: 44 191 222 8799
Fax: 44 191 222 5421
Email: Stephen.Juggins at ncl.ac.uk
Contact Address:
University of Newcastle
Department of Geography
Newcastle upon Tyne
NEI 7RU
Country: UNITED KINGDOM


Personnel
STEPHEN JUGGINS
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 44 191 222 8799
Fax: 44 191 222 5421
Email: Stephen.Juggins at ncl.ac.uk
Contact Address:
University of Newcastle
Department of Geography
Newcastle upon Tyne
NEI 7RU
Country: UNITED KINGDOM


TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-06-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-12
Future DIF Review Date: 2003-06-26

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