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Global Paleogeographic Views of Earth History - Late Precambrian to Recent
Entry ID: Global_Paleogeography_SERF

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Summary
Abstract: The globes presented in this series show how Earth may have appeared over the
last 600 million years (Ma). The global views were prepared from rectangular
projections drawn at a resolution of 3000x1500 pixels for each of the 26 time
slices (small files of the rectangular maps are also included). Topography was
&cloned& from digital elevation maps of modern Earth from the USGS. Colors were
adjusted to portray climate and vegetation for the given time and location. The
modern Earth was also drawn in this manner using a color pallet derived from
satellite images created by ARC Science of Loveland, Colorado. The geologic
data was gathered from the references listed below. The completed rectangular
images were then wrapped on a sphere and saved as jpg files.
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Caption Description:  Global Paleogeography during the Mississippian

Service Citation
Originators: Ronald C. Blakey
Title: Global Paleogeographic Views of Earth History - Late Precambrian to Recent
Provider: Northern Arizona University
URL: http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~rcb7/globaltext2.html
Service Keywords
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >VISUALIZATION/IMAGE PROCESSING Parameter Definition
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >CURRICULUM SUPPORT >BACKGROUND INFORMATION Parameter Definition
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Platform
MAPS Ancillary Description
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Please cite data set creator, Dr. Ronald C. Blakey.
Ancillary Keywords
CONTINENTAL DRIFT
PALEOGEOGRAPHY
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Service Provider
NAU/GEOL > Department of Geology, Northern Arizona University Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www4.nau.edu/geology/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: RONALD C. BLAKEY
Phone: (928) 523-2740
Fax: (928) 523-9220
Email: ronald.blakey at nau.edu
Contact Address:
Department of Geology, Box 4099
Northern Arizona University
City: Flagstaff
Province or State: AZ
Postal Code: 86011
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online (HTTP)
Distribution_Format: HTML
Fees: none
Personnel
RONALD C. BLAKEY
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (928) 523-2740
Fax: (928) 523-9220
Email: ronald.blakey at nau.edu
Contact Address:
Department of Geology, Box 4099
Northern Arizona University
City: Flagstaff
Province or State: AZ
Postal Code: 86011
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Blakey, R. C., 1996, Permian eolian deposits, sequences, and sequence
boundaries, Colorado Plateau, in Longman M, W. and Sonnenfeld, M. D. (eds),
Paleozoic systems of the Rocky Mountain Region: Rocky Mountain Section SEPM, p.
405-426.
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2003-11-20
SERF Last Revision Date: 2007-11-19
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