The Eurasian Modern Pollen Database (EMPD), version 2



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Davis, Basil A. S. and Chevalier, Manuel and Sommer, Philipp and Carter, Vachel A. and Finsinger, Walter and Mauri, Achille and Phelps, Leanne N. and Zanon, Marco and Abegglen, Roman and Åkesson, Christine M. and Alba-Sánchez, Francisca and Anderson, R. Scott and Antipina, Tatiana G. and Atanassova, Juliana R. and Beer, Ruth and Belyanina, Nina I. and Blyakharchuk, Tatiana A. and Borisova, Olga K. and Bozilova, Elissaveta and Bukreeva, Galina and Bunting, M. Jane and Clò, Eleonora and Colombaroli, Daniele and Combourieu-Nebou, Nathalie and Desprat, Stéphanie and Di Rita, Federico and Djamali, Morteza and Edwards, Kevin J. and Fall, Patricia L. and Feurdean, Angelica and Fletcher, William and Florenzano, Assunta and Furlanetto, Giulia and Gaceur, Emna and Galimov, Arsenii T. and Gałka, Mariusz and García-Moreiras, Iria and Giesecke, Thomas and Grindean, Roxana and Guido, Maria A. and Gvozdeva, Irina G. and Herzschuh, Ulrike and Hjelle, Kari L. and Ivanov, Sergey and Jahns, Susanne and Jankovska, Vlasta and Jiménez-Moreno, Gonzalo and Karpinska-Kołaczek, Monika and Kitaba, Ikuko and Kołaczek, Piotr. and Lapteva, Elena G. and Latałowa, Małgorzata and Lebreton, Vincent and Leroy, Suzanne and Leydet, Michelle and Lopatina, Darya A. and López-Sáez, Jose Antonio and Lotter, André F. and Magri, Donatella and Marinova, Elena and Matthias, Isabelle and Mavridou, Anastasia and Mercuri, Ana María and Mesa-Fernández, José Manuel and Mikishin, Yuri A. and Milecka, Krystyna and Montanari, Carlo and Morales-Molino, César and Mrotzek, Almut and Sobrino, Castor Muñoz and Naidina, Olga D. and Nakagawa, Takeshi and Nielsen, Anne Birgitte and Novenko, Elena Y. and Panajiotidis, Sampson and Panova, Nata K. and Papadopoulou, Maria and Pardoe, Heather S. and Pedziszewska, Anna and Petrenko, Tatiana I. and Ramos-Román, María J. and Ravazzi, Cesare and Rösch, Manfred and Ryabogina, Natalia and Sabariego Ruiz, Silvia and Salonen, J. Sakari and Sapelko, Tatyana V. and Schofield, James E. and Seppä, Heikki and Shumilovskikh, Lyudmila and Stivrins, Normunds and Stojakowits, Philipp and Svitavská-Svobodová, Helena and Swieta-Musznicka, Joanna and Tantau, Ioan and Tinner, Willy and Tobolski, Kazimierz and Tonkov, Spassimir and Tsakiridou, Margarita and Valsecchi, Verushka and Zanina, Oksana G. and Zimny, Marcelina (2020) The Eurasian Modern Pollen Database (EMPD), version 2. Earth System Science Data, 12 (4). pp. 2423-2445. ISSN 1866-3508, Electronic: 1866-3516

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The Eurasian (née European) Modern Pollen Database (EMPD) was established in 2013 to provide a public database of high-quality modern pollen surface samples to help support studies of past climate, land cover, and land use using fossil pollen. The EMPD is part of, and complementary to, the European Pollen Database (EPD) which contains data on fossil pollen found in Late Quaternary sedimentary archives throughout the Eurasian region. The EPD is in turn part of the rapidly growing Neotoma database, which is now the primary home for global palaeoecological data. This paper describes version 2 of the EMPD in which the number of samples held in the database has been increased by 60 % from 4826 to 8134. Much of the improvement in data coverage has come from northern Asia, and the database has consequently been renamed the Eurasian Modern Pollen Database to reflect this geographical enlargement. The EMPD can be viewed online using a dedicated map-based viewer at and downloaded in a variety of file formats at https: // (Chevalier et al., 2019).

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Pollen Database (EMPD); Eurasian Modern
Subjects:Medical sciences > Biology > Botany
ID Code:64740
Deposited On:09 Apr 2021 10:44
Last Modified:09 Apr 2021 10:55

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