Holocene Multidecadal and Multicentennial Droughts Affecting Northern California and Nevada, NOAA/NCDC/WDC Paleoclimatology
Entry ID: NOAA_NCDC_PALEO_2002-053

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Summary
Abstract: This data set describes Holocene multidecadal and multicentennial
droughts affecting Northern California and Nevada.

The data consists of proxy drought data from lakes in the Great Basin
region of western North America, including Magnetic Susceptibility,
d18O, d13C, Total Organic and Inorganic Carbon, and sediment porosity
data from Pyramid Lake, Nevada and Owens Lake, California.

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 37.29   S: 31.05   E: -108.76   W: -125.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: L. Benson, M. Kashgarian, R. Rye, S. Lund, F. Paillet, J. Smoot, C. Kester, S. Mensing, D. Meko and S. Lindstrom
Dataset Title: Holocene Multidecadal and Multicentennial Droughts Affecting Northern California and Nevada
Dataset Release Date: August 2002
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: IGBP PAGES/World Data Center Paleoclimatology
Issue Identification: IGBP PAGES/WDC Paleoclimatology Contribution #2002-053
Other Citation Details: NOAA/NCDC Paleoclimatology Program, Boulder CO, USA
Online Resource: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/pubs/benson2002/benson2002.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 0000-01-01
Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 11,600 ybp
Paleo Stop Date: 0 ybp
Chrono Unit:
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: annual
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
World Data Center for Paleoclimatology, Boulder Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/
Dataset ID: Data Contribution Series # 2002-053

Data Center Personnel
Name: WDC/PALEOCLIMATOLOGY, BOULDER
Phone: +1 (303) 497-6160
Fax: +1 (303) 497-6513
Email: paleo at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
World Data Center for Paleoclimatology
NOAA/NCDC Code E/GCx3
325 Broadway
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80303
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: online ftp, www
Distribution Format: ascii
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: lbenson at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
3215 Marine Street
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80303
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Larry Benson, Michaele Kashgarian, Robert Rye, Steve Lund, Fred
Paillet, Joseph Smoot, Cynthia Kester, Scott Mensing, Dave Meko and
Susan Lindstrom, 2002, Holocene multidecadal and multicentennial
droughts affecting Northern California and Nevada. Quaternary Science
Reviews, Vol. 21 (4-6) (February 2002) pp. 659-682.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-04-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-06-17
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