Coral data at the World Data Service for Paleoclimatology include stable isotope and trace metal analyses from corals located around the globe. Corals provide proxy data for upper ocean environment parameters such as sea surface temperature and salinity throughout the past several centuries.
Accessing Data at the World Data Service for Paleoclimatology
Search Coral and Sclerosponge Data
Search through coral and sclerosponge studies by investigator, title, location name, parameters, and latitude/longitude bounds.
Search All Paleoclimatology Data
Access a free text search of our entire archive.
Select study locations by region, proximity to a point, or text-based attributes.
Google Earth Map
Locate and download coral data using a Google Earth map interface. Google Earth must be installed to use this search tool.
NCEI Paleo Web Service
Use the NCEI Paleo Web Service to access coral study metadata records.
Browse Coral Datasets
To contribute to the coral and sclerosponge archive, review our instructions for contributing data. Prospective data providers can email firstname.lastname@example.org to submit data and study description information.
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