Tephrabase, Department of Geography, University of Edinburgh

Data Center Description
Tephra layers are proving to be an invaluable tool in palaeoenvironmental
studies. The data produced by such research can be difficult to handle and
disseminate. Tephrabase is a database of tephra layers found in Iceland,
north-west and northern Europe, Russia and central Mexico. D etails on the
location, name, age and geochemistry of tephra layers is stored in the
database, as well as information about relevent volcanoes and volcanic systems.
A comprehensive reference database is also included.

Website: http://www.geo.ed.ac.uk/tephra/tbasehom.html

[Summary provided by the University of Edinburgh.]


Data Center URL
URL: http://www.geo.ed.ac.uk/tephra/tbasehom.html