Equatorial Pacific Coral Paleoclimate Data
Entry ID: EARTH_OCEAN_NGDC_PALEO_CORAL1

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Summary
Abstract: A set of Coral Data from the Pacific relevant to paleoclimate studies is
available via FTP from the World Data Center for Paleoclimatology at NCDC in
Boulder, Colorado USA. See below for access instructions.

This data sheds light on the temporal variability of the equatorial Pacific
upwelling, the Southern Oscillation, and the trade winds. The data provides
past sea surface temperatures. ... View entire text
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Description: Access to coral data and information

Description: Coral Data Search Engine
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -0.0   S: -8.0   E: -79.0   W: -91.0
  N: 2.0   S: 0.0   E: 173.0   W: 171.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Corals and Sclerosponges
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: NOAA/NCDC Paleoclimatology Program
Online Resource: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/corals.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1936-01-01
Stop Date: 1982-12-31
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 - available via anonymous FTP
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: (303) 492-0595
Fax: (303) 492-6388
Contact Address:
Department of Geosciences
University of Arizona
City: Tucson
Province or State: AZ
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Cole, J. E., and R. G. Fairbanks, The Southern Oscillation recorded in the
oxygen isotopes of corals from Tarawa Atoll, Paleoceanography, 5, 669-683,
1990.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-08-31
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