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Pollen Viewer
The NOAA Paleoclimatology World Data Center (WDC) Pollen Viewer is an interactive animation that allows the user to see spatial distribution changes in 50 North American pollen taxa from 21,000 years BP to present. The user can choose pollen type, request Latin or common name, display sites, reverse animation and compare images. There is also a link to the paper: Late Quaternary vegetation dynamics in North America: scaling from taxa to biomes.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Climatology
Technical requirements:
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright protection is not provided for any work produced by the United States Government. However, if the government document contains any materials produced by sources other than the United States Government, this material may be protected by copyright.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-819
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Phil Leduc
Brown University Quaternary Environment Group

Contact: NOAA Paleoclimatology Program