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.