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The PRISM 8�x10� data set represents several years ofinvestigation by PRISM (Pliocene Research, Interpretation, andSynoptic Mapping) Project members. One of the goals of PRISMis to produce time-slice reconstructions of intervals ofwarmer than modern climate within the Pliocene Epoch. Thefirst of these was chosen to be at 3.0 Ma (time scale ofBerggren et al., 1985) and is published in Global andPlanetary Change (Dowsett et al., 1994). This documentcontains the actual data sets and a brief explanation of howthey were constructed. For paleoenvironmental interpretationsand discussion of each data set, see Dowsett et al., inpress. The data sets includes sea level, land icedistribution, vegetation or land cover, sea surfacetemperature...
This data set contains meteorological data files pertaining tothe Gold Spring Geomet research site. Documentation files anddata-accessing display software are also included. Themeteorological data are wind speed, peak gust, wind direction,precipitation, air temperature, soil temperature, barometricpressure, and humidity. Data from the monitoring station arevoluminous; 14 observations from each station are made asoften as ten times per hour, totalling more than a millionobservations per station per year.

    map background search result map search result map Geometeorological data collected by the USGS Desert WindsProject at Gold Spring, Great Basin Desert, northeasternArizona, 1979 - 1992