Reconstructions of past climate conditions are derived from paleoclimatology proxies. Included are reconstructions of past temperature, precipitation, vegetation, streamflow, sea surface temperature, and other climatic or climate-dependent conditions.
Obtaining Data at the World Data Center
- Search All Paleoclimatology Data
Access free text search of our entire study archive.
- List of Climate Reconstruction Datasets by Title and Investigator
- Interactive Map
Select study locations by region, proximity to a point or, text-based attributes.
- Google Earth Map
Click on climate reconstruction types below to see datasets listed by coverage area.
- Air Temperature
- Other Hydroclimate
- Atmospheric and Oceanic Circulation Patterns
- Sea Surface Temperature
- Sea Ice
- Glaciers and Ice Sheets
- Sea Level
- Hurricanes and Tropical Cyclones
- Other Reconstructions
- Atmospheric Gases
- Solar Forcing
Investigators who wish to contribute their data to our climate reconstructions archive can find information on contributing below. Data and study description information can be contributed by emailing your data to firstname.lastname@example.org.