A Modest Addendum to the English Sediment Core Meta-Database

Woodhouse, Eleanor L., Ratcliffe, Joshua L., Andersen, Roxane, Suggitt, Andrew, Maclean, Ilya and Payne, Richard J. (2017) A Modest Addendum to the English Sediment Core Meta-Database. Open Quaternary, 3. ISSN 2055-298X

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Abstract

Compilations of previous studies provide researchers with a source of valuable secondary data for re-analysis, an access route to identify relevant literature and an opportunity to systematically evaluate the research which is conducted and published. Recently Suggitt et al. (2015 Veg Hist Archbot 24, 743–747) presented a valuable compilation of core records for England. Here we present an extended version of this English Sediment Core Meta-database which includes data for 100 additional cores and improves the consistency of presentation. Despite these additions there are clearly large gaps remaining. Maximising the value of such meta-databases requires a community effort and we hope that this contribution will be a first step towards achieving this.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Meta-database; Palaeoecology; Core records; Palaeoenvironments; Holocene
Subjects: F400 Forensic and Archaeological Science
F800 Physical and Terrestrial Geographical and Environmental Sciences
L600 Anthropology
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Geography and Environmental Sciences
Depositing User: Paul Burns
Date Deposited: 16 Aug 2019 13:51
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2019 12:37
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/40385

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