World Paleomagnetic Database; ING, Rome, Italy
Entry ID: Earth_INT_SPACE_ING_PALEOMAG_DB

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Summary
Abstract: The Instituto Nazionale di Geofisica in Rome, Italy, has made
available the ASCII version of the Global Paleomagnetic Database
(GPMDB) via telnet. The following selection criteria may be used
for selecting data : Age of Magnetization, Uncertainty on the
Magnetization Age, Geographical coordinates of sample site, Geographical
coordinates of virtual paleopoles, Fisher statistics, DP, DM, Rock
Type, Laboratory treatment of sample, publication year, author,
continent, formation, formation stratigraphic age, field tests,
lab and analytical procedures, nation, and the minimum number of samples
per site.

Login procedure via telnet is as follows:

Telnet 130.186.1.53 << to change in late 1994 to Telnet 141.108.7.8
Login: 39.366::
Username: ingeodb
Password: please

Output may be downloaded back to the user's local machine via FTP.

Geographic Coverage
 N: 90.0 S: -90.0  E: 180.0  W: -180.0

Location Keywords
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL


Science Keywords
PALEOCLIMATE >LAND RECORDS >STRATIGRAPHIC SEQUENCE    [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS >STRATIGRAPHIC SEQUENCE    [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >GEOMAGNETISM >MAGNETIC FIELD >MAGNETIC DECLINATION    [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >GEOMAGNETISM >MAGNETIC FIELD    [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >GEOMAGNETISM >MAGNETIC FIELD >MAGNETIC INCLINATION    [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >GEOMAGNETISM >MAGNETIC FIELD >MAGNETIC INTENSITY    [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >GEOMAGNETISM >PALEOMAGNETISM    [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >ROCKS/MINERALS/CRYSTALS >AGE DETERMINATIONS    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
OCEANS


Platform
GEOMAGNETIC STATIONS    [Information]
GROUND STATIONS    [Information]
OBSERVATORIES    [Information]


Instrument
MAGNETOMETERS    [Information]


Keywords
GEOMAGNETISM
GLOBAL PALEOMAGNETIC DATABASE
GPMDB
IDN_NODE GSFC/ING/ROME
ING
MAGNETIC OBSERVATORIES
PALEOMAGNETISM
TELNET


Originating Center
ING/Rome


Data Center
Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Italy    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.ingv.it/

Data Center Personnel
Name: F. FLORINDO
Contact Address:
Instituto Nazionale di Geofisica
City: Rome
Country: Italy



Distribution
Distribution_Media: on-line via telnet


Personnel
NIELS ABRAHAMSEN
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +4589424355
Fax: +4586101003
Email: geofabe at aau.dk
Contact Address:
Department of Earth Sciences
Aarhus University
Finlandsgade 8
City: Aarhus N
Postal Code: DK-8200
Country: Denmark


E. PETROVSKY
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: edp at seis.ig.cas.cz
Contact Address:
Geophysical Institute
Bocni II/1401
City: Praha 4
Postal Code: 14131
Country: CZECH REPUBLIC


Publications/References
Florindo, F., Sagnotti, L., and Scalera, G. Using the ASCII Version of
the Global Paleomagnetic Database. EOS, 75, 237-238, 1994.

Harbert, W. Paleomagnetic Database search possible. EOS, 74, 100, 1993.

Lock, J. and McElhinny, M.W. The Global Paleomagnetic Database: Design,
installation, and use with ORACLE. Surv.Geophys., 12, 317, 1991.

Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-12-21

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