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Latin American data from the University of Amsterdam

The University of Amsterdam has a long history of paleoecological research in northern Latin America, beginning in the 1960s with the pioneering research of Thomas van der Hammen and continued by Henry Hooghiemstra, who along with their students, postdocs, and colleagues generated hundreds of papers and a large quantity of data over the past 60 years. A major push is now being made to upload these data to Neotoma/Latin American Pollen Database with funding from NWO (Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek – Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) and DANS (Data Archiving and Networked Services). A recent article in Geo.Brief describes this effort (in Dutch).

Posted by Eric Grimm on 05/24