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Coral Sea Proxy and SST Reconstruction Data Set
Entry ID: NOAA_NCDC_PALEO_95-032

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Abstract: The *.txt files contain raw counts of foraminifer abundance.
The alldel18.xls file contains a del18 only, for a few cores that are not
contained in del18.xls in the more complete listing.
The file sst.xls contains modern analog estimates of sea surface temperature.
The *.wks files contain calcium carbonate percentages.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -5.0   S: -32.0   E: 172.0   W: 140.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: David Anderson
Dataset Title: Coral Sea Data Set
Dataset Series Name: IGBP PAGES/WDCA Data Contribution Series #: 95-032
Dataset Release Date: 12/95
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: IGBP PAGES/World Data Center A for Paleoclimatology
Issue Identification: 95-032
Other Citation Details: NOAA/NCDC Paleoclimatology Program
Online Resource:
Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 18 ka
Paleo Stop Date: 0 ka
Chrono Unit:
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
World Data Center for Paleoclimatology, Boulder Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 497-6160
Fax: +1 (303) 497-6513
Email: paleo at
Contact Address:
World Data Center for Paleoclimatology
325 Broadway
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80303
Country: USA
Distribution Media: online ftp
Distribution Format: text, excel, wks
Fees: none
Phone: 303.497.6237
Fax: 303.497.6513
Email: david.m.anderson at
Contact Address:
World Data Center for Paleoclimatology
National Climatic Data Center
325 Broadway, Code E/CC23
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80305-3328
Country: United States
Anderson, D.W. W.L. Prell, and N.J. Barratt, 1989, Estimates of sea surface
temperature in the Coral Sea at the last glacial maximum, Paleoceanography 4,
no. 6, pp 615-627.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-10-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23