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CLIMAP Last Glacial Maximum

CLIMAP Last Glacial Maximum: Last glacial maximum (18 KBP) soil and vegetation characteristics from the World Data Center for Paleoclimatology.

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Datasets and variables

aug CLIMAP LGM aug[sst ]
exposed_soil CLIMAP LGM exposed_soil[percent ]
feb CLIMAP LGM feb[sst ]
glacial_ice CLIMAP LGM glacial_ice[percent ]
relief type CLIMAP LGM relief[ X Y |]
soil type CLIMAP LGM soil[ X Y |]
elevation CLIMAP LGM topo[ X Y |]
vegetation type CLIMAP LGM vegetation[ X Y |]
vegetative CLIMAP LGM vegetative[percent ]
water CLIMAP LGM water[percent ]

Independent Variables (Grids)

Longitude grid: /X (degree_east) periodic (179W) to (179E) by 2.0 N= 180 pts :grid
Latitude grid: /Y (degree_north) ordered (55S) to (83N) by 2.0 N= 70 pts :grid

References

CLIMAP Project Members, 1984. The last interglacial ocean. Quat. Res. 21: 123-224.

Last updated: Fri, 12 Jun 2009 17:52:20 GMT