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Paleolimnological Data are Paleoclimatic proxy data from Lake and Bog Sediments, including Lake Level Histories interpreted from the geomorphology of lake basins. WDC-A for Paleoclimatology archives Pollen and Plant Macrofossil data separately from the Paleolimnological data described on this page.

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Lake Bosumtwi (2009) 3,000 year δ18O and XRF element data, Text or Excel format.
Lake Bosumtwi (2004) 26,000 year magnetic minerals data, Text or Excel format.
Lake Challa (2009) 25KYr BIT Index Data
Lake Challa (2011) 25KYr Leaf Wax Deuterium Data, Text or Excel format.
Lake Challa (2011) Holocene and LGM Varve Thickness Data, Text or Excel format.
East African Lakes 675 Year MCEOF Hydroclimatic Proxy Data Synthesis
Lake Edward (2007) high resolution 1400 year calcite Mg data, Text or Excel format.
Lake Edward (2003) 5400 year calcite Mg data, Text or Excel format.
Lake Malawi (2005) 25,000 year TEX86 Surface Temperature Reconstruction
Lake Malawi (2011) 700 Year TEX86 Surface Water Temperature Reconstruction, Text or Excel
Lake Malawi (2002) 25,000 year biogenic silica and mass accumulation rate data, Text or Excel
Lake Malawi (2001) 700 year biogenic silica data, Text or Excel format.
Lake Masoko (2006) 45,000 year magnetic susceptibility data, Text or Excel format.
Lake Masoko (2007) 500 year geochemical data, Text or Excel format.
Lake Naivasha
Sacred Lake, Mt. Kenya 47000 Year GDGT Temperature Reconstruction
Lake Tanganyika (2007) Deglacial Biogenic Silica and TOC Data Text or Excel
Lake Tanganyika (2008) 60,000 Year TEX86 LST and dD Data, Text or Excel
Lake Tanganyika (2009) Late Holocene Diatom-inferred Conductivity Data, Text or Excel
Lake Tanganyika (2010) 1500 Year TEX86 LST, BSi, and Charcoal Data, Text or Excel
Lake Tanganyika and Burundi Highlands Precipitation Reconstruction
Verlorenvlei, South Africa 1400 Year Diatom Abundance Data, text or Excel format.
Lake Victoria, Pilkington Bay (2005) 1,000 year shallow water diatom data and conductivity reconstruction in text or Excel format.
Lake Victoria, Pilkington Bay (2003) 10,000 year Diatom Correspondence Analysis data.
Lake Victoria (2002) 14,000 year Diatom Correspondence Analysis data.
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Ahung Co, Tibet Holocene sediment data, Text or Excel format.
Lake Ximencuo, Tibet 1000 Year Multiproxy Sediment Data
Hongyuan, Tibetan Plateau Holocene peat data, Text or Excel format.
Lake Huguang Maar, China Ti and Magnetic data, Text or Excel format.
Lake Qinghai, China Sediment Visible Reflectance Data, Text or Excel format.
Lake Qinghai, China Surface Sediment Isotope and Geochemical Data, Text or Excel format.
Shanxi Gonghai Lake, North China, 1150 Year Sediment Magnetic Data
Sugan Lake, China 850 Year Ostracod Geochemical Data
Lake Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan Cores IK97-10P and IK97-11P, 14C Dates, and Data Description.
Lake Telmen, Mongolia Pollen and Sediment Data
Lake Baikal, Russia Pleistocene biogenic silica data, Text or Excel format.
Lake El'gygytgyn, NE Russia Quaternary Multiproxy Lake Sediment Data, Text or Excel format.
Lake El'gygytgyn, NE Russia Plio/Pleistocene Multiproxy Lake Sediment Data
Lake Logung, Indonesia 1400 Year Multiproxy Sediment Data, Text or Excel format.
Lake Lading, Indonesia 1150 Year Leaf Wax Isotope Data
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Lynch's Crater, Queensland, 45,000 Year Optical Absorption Data, Text or Excel
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Cattle Pond, Dongdao Island 1000 Year Grain Size and Stable Isotope Data, Text or Excel
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Stora Vidarvatn, Iceland Chironomid and Geochemical Data, Text or Excel format.
Haukadalsvatn, Iceland Chironomid and Geochemical Data, Text or Excel format.
Lough-na-Shade, Ireland Ostracode Stable Isotope Data, Text or Excel format.
Aspvatnet, northern Norway sediment data and ELA/WP reconstructions, Text or Excel
Heimerdalsvatnet, Norway 7800 Year Multiproxy Lake Sediment Data, Text or Excel
Lofoten Islands, Norway Multiproxy Holocene Lake Sediment Data, Text or Excel
Nerfloen, Norway 7800 Year Lake Sediment Data, Text or Excel
Lake Linne', Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway varved sediment data, Text or Excel
Kongressvatnet, Svalbard, 1800 Year Alkenone Paleotemperature
Dravladalsvatn/Vassdalsvatn lake data, western Norway, and Folgefonna glacier ELA reconstruction, Text or Excel format.
Lake Korttajärvi, Finland varve data, Text or Excel format.
Lake Lehmilampi, Finland varve data, Text or Excel format.
Lake Nautajärvi, Finland varve data, Text or Excel format.
Fennoscandia 300 Year Inferred Maximum Stomatal Conductance and Stomatal Density
Fennoscandia Pollen Data and Inferred Temperature, Text or Excel format.
Fennoscandia 7500Yr Pollen-TreeRing July Temperature Reconstructions, Text or Excel format.
Ammersee, Germany ostracod oxygen isotope data.
Lake Holzmaar, Germany organic carbon isotope data, Text or Excel
Lake Meerfelder Maar, Germany Younger Dryas Varved Sediment Data, Text or Excel
Lake Cadagno, Switzerland 11000 Year MBT/CBT Temperature Reconstruction, Text or Excel
Seebergsee, Switzerland 1000 Year Chironomid Inferred Temperature, Text or Excel
Lake Silvaplana, Switzerland 765 Year BioSi/Chironomid Temperature Recon, Text or Excel
Lake Silvaplana, Switzerland 775 Year VRS Summer Temperature Reconstruction, Text or Excel
Lake Silvaplana, Switzerland 370 Year Minerals Data, Text or Excel
Lake Silvaplana, Switzerland Annual Biogenic Silica and Temperature Reconstruction, Text or Excel
Lake Bourget, France 11,000 Year Terrigenous Input Data
Lake Allos, Mediterranean French Alps 1360 Year Flood Deposit Data, Text or Excel
Lago Grande di Monticchio, Italy data, Excel or Text format, plus Data Description.
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Lake Braya Sø 7,000 Year Temperature Reconstructions, Text or Excel
Flower Valley Lake, Southeast Greenland 8800 Year Biogeochemical Data
Lake Igaliku, South Greenland Holocene Multiproxy Sediment Data, Text or Excel
Kangerlussuaq, Greenland Holocene Multiproxy Lake Sediment Data, Text or Excel
Kangerlussuaq, West Greenland 6000 Year Alkenone Data, Text or Excel
Lower Sermilik Lake, Southeast Greenland 7700 Year Geochemical Data
Nanerersarpik Lake, Southeast Greenland Multiproxy Holocene Sediment Data
West Greenland Holocene Lake Sediment Data
West Greenland 9,500 Year Multiproxy Lake Sediment Data, Text or Excel
Lake SFL4 and Lake Naujg1 organic/mineral content data and Data Description
Lake SS1220 5200Yr Geochemical Data and NAO Reconstruction, Text or Excel
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Canada:
Alberta: Upper Pinto Fen 8000 Year Peat Density and Accumulation Data
Baffin Island: Ayr Lake 570Yr Leaf Wax Hydrogen Isotope and Varve Data, Text or Excel format.
Baffin Island: Big Round Lake Varve Thickness Data, Text or Excel format.
Baffin Island: Itilliq Lake 2000 Year Geochemical and Chironomid Data, Text or Excel format.
Baffin Island: Lake CF8 Physical Properties and Chironomid Data, Text or Excel format.
Baffin Island: Lake CF8 Midge Temperature, Diatom pH, and C/N Data, Text or Excel.
Baffin Island: Donard Lake
Baffin Island: Ogac Lake Varved Sediment Data, Text or Excel format.
Baffin Island: Upper Soper Lake
Baffin Island: Small Lakes Surface Sediment GDGT Data, Text or Excel format.
Devon Island: Lake DV09 Text or Excel.
Ellesmere Island: Lake A Sedimentary Pellet Data, Text or Excel format.
Ellesmere Island: Lake C2 3300 Year Varve Index Data, Text or Excel
Ellesmere Island: Lower Murray Lake 1000 Year Varve Thickness Data, Text or Excel
Ellesmere Island: Lower Murray Lake, 5000 Year Varve Thickness Data, Text or Excel .
Ellesmere Island: Sawtooth Lake 400 Year Varve Thickness Data, Text or Excel
Ellesmere Island: Sawtooth Lake 2700 Year Sediment Magnetic Data, Text or Excel
Manitoba: Unit Lake Holocene Multiproxy Sediment Data, Text or Excel
Northwest Territories: Great Slave Lake, Seismic Reflection Profiles
Northwest Territories: Lake S41 Chironomid Inferred Temperature, Text or Excel format.
Nunavut: East Lake, Melville Island 4200 Year Varve Thickness Data, Text or Excel format.
Nunavut: East Lake, Melville Island, Canada 2840 Year Grain Size Data, Text or Excel format.
Nunavut: Lakes SL06 and MB01 Pollen and Geochemical Data, Text or Excel format.
Northwest Territories: Lake V57 Midge Inferred Temperatures, Text or Excel format.
Ontario: Crawford Lake data and description
Ontario: Twiss Pond data and description.
Yukon Territory: Hanging Lake Midge-Inferred July Temperature, Text or Excel format.
Yukon Territory: Jellybean Lake Text or Excel format.
Yukon Territory: Marcella Lake Text or Excel format.
Yukon Territory: Rantin Lake 10,900 - 3,100 YrBP Multiproxy Sediment Data, Text or Excel
Yukon Territory: Scout and Squanga Lakes Text or Excel format.
Yukon Territory: Seven Mile Lake Text or Excel format.
Yukon Territory: Trout Lake 14,400 Year Midge-Inferred July Temperature, Text or Excel format.
United States:
Alaska: Arolik Lake Biogenic Silica Data, Text or Excel format.
Alaska: Arolik and Ongoke Lakes Biogenic Silica Data, Text or Excel format.
Alaska: Birch Lake Core D, Core F, Cores G&H, Core I , Core K , C14 Dates, and Description.
Alaska: Blue Lake, Brooks Range Varve Thickness Data, Text or Excel format.
Alaska: Burial Lake, Brooks Range Physical Properties Data, Text or Excel format.
Alaska: Dune Lake 12,000 Year Multiproxy Sediment Data, Text or Excel
Alaska: Farewell Lake, d18O and Temperature Reconstructions, Text or Excel format.
Alaska: Hallet and Greyling Lakes, Geochemical Data, Text or Excel format.
Alaska: Iceberg Lake 1500 Year Varve Thickness Data, Text or Excel
Alaska: Iceberg Lake, Varve Thickness Data and Temperature Reconstruction, Text or Excel
Alaska: Keche Lake 3500 Year Multiproxy Sediment Data, Text or Excel
Alaska: Kepler Lake 800 Year Multiproxy Sediment Data, Text or Excel
Alaska: Kurupa Lakes, Physical Properties Data, Text or Excel
Alaska: Little Swift Lake, Multiproxy Sediment Data, Text or Excel
Alaska: Lone Spruce Pond 14,500 Year Multiproxy Sediment Data, Text or Excel
Alaska: Meli Lake 14C Dates, Bulk Density, C/N Ratio , d13C , d15N , d18O, LOI , Mag. Sus. , and Description.
Alaska: Mica Lake Diatom Isotope Data, Text or Excel format.
Alaska: Okpilak Lake 14,500 Year Multiproxy Sediment Data, Text or Excel
Alaska: Ongoke Lake Diatom, Chironomid, and Geochemical Data, Text or Excel format.
Alaska: Perch and Dimple Lakes Charcoal Data, Text or Excel format.
Alaska: Qalluuraq Lake 12,000 Year Multiproxy Methane Sediment Data, Text or Excel
Alaska: Quartz Lake 11,200 Year Chironomid and Stable Isotope Data, Text or Excel
Alaska: Takahula Lake 8,000 Year Water Isotope and Geochemical Data, Text or Excel format.
Alaska: Tangled Up Lake 14C Dates, Bulk Density, C/N Ratio , d13C , d15N , d18O, Organic C , Mag. Sus. , and Description.
Alaska: Zagoskin & Burial Lakes 39KYr Midge-Inferred Temperature, Text or Excel format.
California: Lake Elsinore Holocene Grain Size Data in Text or Excel format.
California: Lower Bear Lake 9170 Year Multiproxy Sediment Data, Text or Excel format.
California: Benson et al. 2003 Mono Lake Data and Description
California: Li et al. 1997 Mono Lake Data and Description
California: Owens Lake Data
California: Wilson Creek Formation Data in Text or Excel format.
Colorado: Bison Lake Calcite δ18O Data, Text or Excel
Colorado: Yellow Lake Holocene Calcite δ18O Data, Text or Excel
Minnesota: Elk Lake
Minnesota: Deep Lake C14 Dates, Isotopes, Pollen, Varves, and Description.
Minnesota: Steel Lake Calcite Oxygen Isotope Data, Text or Excel format.
Montana: Foy Lake Diatom, Chemistry, and Isotope Data, Text or Excel format.
Nevada: Pyramid Lake and Lahontan Basin
New England: Macrofossil Data and Description
New England: Glacial Lake Hitchcock Varves and Description
New England: Terrigenous layers and paleostorms
New England: Crooked Pond, Mass. Lake Level and deuterium Data, Text or Excel format.
New Mexico: Valles Caldera Pleistocene Interglacial Multiproxy Data, Text or Excel
New York: Fayetteville Green Lake Glacial-Holocene Stable Isotope Data, Text or Excel format.
North Dakota: Moon Lake
North Dakota: Rice Lake Data and Description.
Utah/Idaho: Bear Lake High Resolution Pollen Data, Text or Excel format.
Utah/Idaho: Bear Lake Geochemical, Mineralogical, Diatom, and Pollen Data, GSA Special Paper 450 (2009), Colman, Dean, Doner, Kaufman, Moser, Rosenbaum, et al.
Washington: Castor Lake 6KYr Sediment Gray Scale Data, Text or Excel format.
Washington: Castor, Lime, Renner Lakes 1500yr d18O and Precip Reconstruction, Text or Excel
Central America:
Guatemala: Lake Petén Itzá, Guatemala 85000 Year Magnetic Susceptibility Data
Guatemala: Lake Petén Itzá Ostracod and Gastropod Stable Isotope Data:
Cochliopina spp., Cytheridella ilosvayi, Psudocandona spp., Pyrgophorus spp., and Description.
Mexico: Aguada X'caamal Text or Excel
Mexico: Lake Chichancanab 2005 Sediment Density Data Text or Excel
Mexico: Lake Chichancanab 1995 Stable Isotope Data
Mexico: Punta Laguna Data and Description
Nicaragua: Lago El Gancho 1600 Year Geochemical Data, Text or Excel
Wallywash Great Pond, Jamaica 125 KYr Multiproxy Sediment Data
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Argentina: Laguna Potrok Aike Bulk Sediment Carbon and Nitrogen Stable Isotope Data
Argentina: Laguna Potrok Aike Stage 3 Sediment Data, Text or Excel format.
Argentina: Laguna Potrok Aike Late Glacial and Holocene Sediment Data, Text or Excel format.
Argentina: Laguna Potrok Aike 1,600 year Lake Level Sediment Data, Text or Excel format.
Bolivia: Lake Titicaca (2010) 60 - 20 KYrBP Biogenic Silica and Grain Size, Text or Excel
Bolivia: Lake Titicaca (2007) 370KYr Carbon and Diatom Data, Text or Excel
Bolivia: Lake Titicaca (2003) 31KYr Diatom Abundance Data
Bolivia: Salar de Uyuni (2001) 50KYr Natural Gamma Ray Data Text or Excel
Bolivia: Salar de Uyuni (2004) 175KYr Natural Gamma Ray Data Text or Excel
Chile: Laguna Escondida 1600 Year Biogenic Silica and Temperature Reconstruction
Chile: Laguna Aculeo Austral Summer Temperature Reconstruction, Text or Excel format.
Ecuador: El Junco Lake, Galápagos Tychoplanktonic:Epiphytic (T:E) Diatom Index, Text or Excel
Ecuador: El Junco Lake, Galápagos Holocene Grain Size Data, Text or Excel
Ecuador: Laguna Pallcacocha Grey Scale Data and Description, and Sediment Color Intensity Data.
Peru: Peruvian Andes Proglacial Lakes Holocene Sediment Data
Peru: Laguna Pumacocha 11,000 Year Stable Isotope Data, Text or Excel
Peru: Laguna Pumacocha 2300 Year Stable Isotope Data, Text or Excel
Venezuela: Laguna de Los Anteojos Multiproxy Younger Dryas Sediment Data, Text or Excel
Venezuela: Lake Valencia Isotope and Carbonate Data
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