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Data set name

PALYNO-CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA OF RECENT SEDIMENTS

Data holding centreUNIVERSITE DE PARIS VI / LAB. PALEONTOLOGIE & STRATIGRAPHIE /UPMC
CountryFrance  France
Time period1960 -->
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Mediterranee, bassin oriental, Mer Tyrrhenienne, Ocean Atlantique (zones tropicales de l'Est), Canal du Mozambique

Observations 
Parameters

Lithology; Sediment grain size parameters; Salinity of the water column; Sediment age; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Optical microscopes

Description 
Summary

Climatology, hydrology (marine and on land), environment from Plio-Quaternary to present of the: - subtropical belt (Europe-Africa) and its pole- and equatorward extensions; - humid sub-tropical zone and E and W facades of the continents

OriginatorsUNIVERSITE DE PARIS VI / LAB. PALEONTOLOGIE & STRATIGRAPHIE /UPMC
References

Rossignol-Strick M., Planchais N. (1989) Climate patterns revealed by pollen and isotope records of a Tyrrhenian Sea core, Nature, 1989, 342,pp. 413-416; LEZINE A.M. (1991) West African paleoclimates during the last climatic cycle from Atlantic deep-sea pollen record, Quaternary Research, 35, 456-463, 1991, 35,pp. 456-463; Combourieu-Nebout N., Vergnaud-Grazzini C. (1991) Late Pliocene-Pleistocene northern hemisphere glaciation : the continental and marine responses in central Mediterranean, Quaternary Science. Revue, 1991, 10,pp. 319-334; BUCHET N., SMADJA R., BONEFILLE R. (1989) Exploitation de données Palynologiques sur microordinateur IBM en langage Pascal XI Symp., Ass.Pal.L.Fr. Orleans in:Palynologie et matiere org. BRGM, 1989

Data web sitehttp://medias.obs-mip.fr/apd/
Availability 
OrganisationUNIVERSITE DE PARIS VI / LAB. PALEONTOLOGIE & STRATIGRAPHIE /UPMC
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactDir. ESA Paléontologie et Stratigraphie
Address

UNIVERSITE DE PARIS VI / LAB. PALEONTOLOGIE & STRATIGRAPHIE /UPMC
Boite 116 4 place Jussieu
Paris Cedex 05

75252
France

Telephone+33(0)1 44 27 47 88
Facsimile+33 (0)1 44 27 49 65
Emailpalstrat@ccr.jussieu.fr
Administration 
Collating centreIFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
Local identifierUPVI01
Global identifier4526
Last revised2004-12-13