2k paper on LiPD

graphic cp cover homepage.jpgPaleoclimatology is a highly collaborative scientific endeavor, increasingly reliant on online databases for data sharing. Yet there is currently no standard way to describe, store and share paleoclimate data.

A new paper written by PAGES 2k Network members Nicholas P. McKay and Julien Emile-Geay, accepted to Climate of the Past (12) on 29 April, proposes a Linked Paleo Data, or LiPD, database.

Access the paper, titled "Technical note: The Linked Paleo Data framework – a common tongue for paleoclimatology" here.