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Neotoma Paleoecology Database

Supporting global-change research and education via open, community-curated data and services for paleoecological and paleoenvironmental data

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The Explorer app provides an interactive starting place for interested users to quickly explore and discover Neotoma data. Other resources, built by members of the Neotoma community, offer more ways to see and understand past ecological change.

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The Neotoma software stack supports multiple pathways for scientists and software developers to build their own data queries, download data, and develop their own data analyses and visualizations. When using Neotoma data, please read and follow our data use policy.

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Contribute and Curate

We welcome and regularly receive new data contributions. Neotoma's data quality is made possible by continual curation by Data Stewards, using the Tilia software. If you'd like to contribute data or receive Steward training, please reach out.