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Paleo-periglacial phenomena in Northwestern Europe

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Entry ID

GGD248

Summary

This data set includes site descriptions of paleoperiglacial features and related paleoclimatic data for Europe, including radiocarbon dating. Data have been extracted from literature published between 1952-1995 and from unpublished reports. Data are presented on the CAPS Version 1.0 CD-ROM, June 1998.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: 58.333°     S: 48.6°     E: 22.083°     W: -8.583°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Vandenberghe, J., R.F.B. Isarin, and J. van Huisstedenand
Dataset Title: Paleo-periglacial phenomena in Northwestern Europe
Dataset Release Date: 1998-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd248.html

Paleo Temporal Coverage

Paleo Start Date: 60K
Paleo Stop Date: 12K

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT EUROPE NORTHERN EUROPE BRITISH ISLES IRELAND NORTHWEST EUROPE: IRELAND, GREAT BRITAIN, GERMANY,
  • CONTINENT EUROPE WESTERN EUROPE GERMANY NORTHWEST EUROPE: IRELAND, GREAT BRITAIN, GERMANY,

Science Keywords

  • Cryosphere Frozen Ground Periglacial Processes Paleoperiglacial
  • Land Surface Frozen Ground Periglacial Processes Paleoperiglacial
  • Land Surface Landscape Landscape Patterns
  • Paleoclimate Land Records Radiocarbon

Ancillary Keywords

  • Geocryology
  • Paleo-permafrost
  • Patterned Ground
  • Periglacial Processes
  • Slope Processes
  • Soil Properties

Data Center

National Snow and Ice Data Center
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

Data Center Personnel

Name: NSIDC User Services
Phone: 1 303 492-6199
Fax: 1 303 492-2468
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
Contact Address:

  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Frozen Ground Data Center
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/fgdc/

Data Center Personnel

Name: FGDC User Services
Phone: 1 303 492-6199 x
Fax: 1 303 492-2468 x
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
Contact Address:

  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Distribution

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)

Personnel

A.S. Huijzer
Role: DATA AUTHOR
Fax: 31 20 6462457
Contact Address:

  • Vrije Universiteit
  • Faculty of Earth Sciences
  • De Boelelaan 1085

City: HV Amsterdam
Postal Code: NL-1081
Country: Netherlands

Jef Vandenberghe
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 31-20-4447368
Fax: 31-20-6462457
Email: vanj@geo.vu.nl
Contact Address:

  • Vrije Universiteit
  • Faculty of Earth Sciences
  • De Boelelaan 1085

City: HV Amsterdam
Postal Code: NL-1081
Country: Netherlands

J. van Huissteden
Role: INVESTIGATOR

R.F.B. Isarin
Role: INVESTIGATOR

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 1998-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-08-24

Metadata Views

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