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Diatom Paleolimnology Data Cooperative Database from the Academy of Natural Sciences

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Abstract: The Diatom Paleolimnology Data Cooperative (DPDC) is a web-accessible database
of diatom and associated ecological and paleolimnological data relevant to
study of global change. It contains data on regional surface-sample calibration
sets (counts, water chemistry, inference models), sediment cores (counts,
dating information, and diatom inferred characteristics), and other ... View entire text
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Description: Access calibration and stratigraphic diatom data by list of taxon
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 75.0   S: 25.0   E: -60.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Academy of Natural Sciences
Dataset Title: Diatom Paleolimnology Data Cooperative
Dataset Release Place: Philadelphia, PA
Dataset Publisher: Academy of Natural Sciences, Phycology Section
Online Resource:
Paleo Temporal Coverage
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Phycology Section, Academy of Natural Sciences Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 215-299-1090
Email: charles at
Contact Address:
Phycology Section
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Ben Franklin Pkwy
City: Philadelphia
Province or State: PA
Postal Code: 19103
Country: USA
Distribution Media: online
Distribution Format: ASCII text
Fees: none
Sullivan, T.J. and D.F. Charles. 1994. The feasibility and utility of a
paleolimnology/paleoclimate data cooperative for North America. Journal of
Paleolimnology 10: 265-273
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-04-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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