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Medicine Lake pollen dataset - Neotoma Dataset 1732

Neotoma Dataset 1732

Medicine Lake pollen dataset

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Constituent Database: North American Pollen Database

Dataset Type: pollen

Latitude: [44.97734,44.99104]

Longitude: [-97.36301,-97.33724]

Age Range: 9130 – 10710

Description: Lake in glacial outwash channel. Physiography: Prairie Coteau. Surrounding vegetation: pasture, hayed areas, Populus.

Affiliated Researchers

Name Affiliation Contribution
Allen, K. E. NA DataCollector
Allen, K. E. NA ProjectLeader
Allen, K. E. NA Researcher
Batterbee, R. W. NA Researcher
Grimm, Eric Christopher University of Minnesota, Department of Earth Sciences, 310 Pillsbury Drive SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455-0231, USA DataCurator
Keister, C. M. NA Researcher
Porter, Stephen C. Species at Risk/Habitat Support Section, Fish & Wildlife Branch - MoE, 3211 Albert St, Regina, Saskatchewan S4S 5W6, Canada Researcher
Radle, Nancy Jean Minnesota Department of Transportation, 395 John Ireland Boulevard, Room 124, Transportation Building, St. Paul, MN 55155, UNITED STATES Researcher
Shane, Linda C. K. Limnological Research Center, University of Minnesota, 220 Pillsbury Hall, 310 Pillsbury Drive, S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455-0219, USA DataCollector


publicationid citation
112 Radle, N.J. 1981. Vegetation history and lake-level changes at a saline lake in northeastern South Dakota. Thesis. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
514 Allen, K.E. 1992. Geochemical stratigraphy of Medicine Lake, South Dakota: Paleoclimatic implications of the freshwater/ saline transition. Thesis. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
515 Radle, N.J., C.M. Keister, and R.W. Batterbee. 1989. Diatom, pollen, and geochemical evidence for the paleosalinity of Medicine Lake, South Dakota, during the Late Wisconsin and early Holocene. Journal of Paleolimnology 2:159-172.

Data Citation


Allen, K. E.. 2013. Medicine Lake pollen dataset. In, North American Pollen Database. Neotoma Paleoecological Database. URL:


  author={Allen, K. E.},
  title={Medicine Lake pollen dataset},
  booktitle={North American Pollen Database},
  publisher={Neotoma Paleoecological Database},

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