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Latin American Pollen Database
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The Latin American database began operation with funding from the NOAA Paleoclimatology Program in August 1994. An organizing workshop was hosted by Vera Markgraf and Eric Grimm in Springfield, Illinois, USA in November 1994. In October 1998 the database coordinator's torch was passed to Rob Marchant at the University of Amsterdam in The Netherlands.

August 2003 Newsletter (in PDF format)
June 2002 Newsletter (in PDF format)
August 2001 Newsletter (in PDF format)

Site Inventory:
The LAPD Site Inventory is available. This inventory includes summary information for approximately 400 Latin American and oceanic sites. Additions and corrections are welcome.

Availability of Data:
Data for individual sites are available in the Tilia, ASC, and P15 formats. Use our Search Engine to locate files for transfer to your computer.

The LAPD Base Tables (last updated 13 July 1998) are available in Paradox 4.5 format. The size of this zip-file is approximately 0.9 Mbytes. For more information on these Paradox files, see the accompanying ReadMe file.

See this How to... for guidance in retrieving and decompressing data or applications.

Contact LAPD: Rob Marchant / Juan Carlos Berrío
05 September 2003