European Diatom Database-African Dataset
Entry ID: uk_nc_eddi_Africa

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Summary
Abstract: The European Diatom Database (EDDI) is a web-based information system designed
to enhance the application of diatom analysis to problems of surface water
acidification, eutrophication and climate change.

The East African dataset and North African dataset were harmonized to construct
a unified African data set. Transfer functions were developed from the
subsequent training set for inferring past ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 13.32   S: -1.72   E: 41.7   W: 2.32

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Francoise Gasse
Dataset Title: European Diatom Database-African Dataset
Dataset Release Place: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Dataset Publisher: The University of Newcastle
Online Resource: http://craticula.ncl.ac.uk/Eddi/jsp/datasetdesc.jsp?DatasetId=Africa
Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
uk_nc_eddi

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1960-01-01
Stop Date: 1986-12-31
Quality The East African and North African data sets have been harmonized to
construct a unified African data set.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
European Diatom Database, University of Newcastle, UK Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://craticula.ncl.ac.uk/Eddi/jsp/
Dataset ID: Africa

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
Distribution
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 33 4 42 97 15 70
Fax: 33 4 42 97 15 95
Email: gasse at cerege.fr
Contact Address:
CNRS-CEREGE, Europole Mediterraneen de l'Arbois- BP80
City: Aix en Provence Cedex 04
Postal Code: 13545
Country: France
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Publications/References
Barker, P., Telford, R., Gasse, F., & Th?venon, F.. in press. Late
Pleistocene and Holocene paleohydrology of Lake Rukwa, Tanzania,
inferred from diatom analysis. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology,
Palaeoecology.

Chali?, F. and Gasse, F., in press. A 13,500 years diatom record from
the tropical East African Rift Lake Abiyata (Ethiopia). Palaeogeogr.,
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-09-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-21
Future DIF Review Date: 2003-09-23
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