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Loess and Eolian Dust Data
Entry ID: noaa-loess-13976

Abstract: Records of past environment derived from Loess and Eolian dust (silt-sized material deposited on the Earth surface by the surface winds. Parameter keywords describe what was measured in this data set. Additional summary information can be found in the abstracts of papers listed in the data set citations. For details please visit:
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Description:  Jiuzhoutai Loess Section in China. Photo by Yu Li, Key Laboratory of Western China's Environmental Systems, College of Earth and Environment Sciences, Lanzhou University, China. For full resolution image please visit:

Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Loess and Eolian Dust Data
Dataset Release Date: 2013-02-21
Use Constraints None
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2016-11-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-05-22