Pliocene Research, Interpretation and Synoptic Mapping (PRISM) 3D Reconstruction
Entry ID: USGS_PRISM3D

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Summary
Abstract: Estimates of middle Pliocene (~3.0 Ma) global warming suggest temperatures were 2°C greater than today. This level of warming is within the range of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) estimates of global temperature increases for the 21st century, and no other time period in the past 3 million years approaches this level of warming. Scientists have identified many primary ... 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: Dowsett, H.J.
Dataset Title: Pliocene Research, Interpretation and Synoptic Mapping (PRISM3D)
Dataset Release Place: Reston, VA
Dataset Publisher: USGS
Version: PRISM3D
Online Resource: http://geology.er.usgs.gov/eespteam/prism/prism3main.html
Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 3.29 Ma
Paleo Stop Date: 2.97 Ma
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Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 2 degrees
Longitude Resolution: 2 degrees
Horizontal Resolution Range: 100 km - < 250 km or approximately 1 degree - < 2.5 degrees
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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/
Dataset ID: PRISM3D

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 www
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: 2007-06-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-24
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