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Collection of geochemical data from Alaska (AVO)

Alaska Volcano Observatory geochemical database

Citation

https://doi.org/10.14509/30058

Summary

This collection is composed of whole-rock and EPMA tephra glass averages geochemical analyses of rocks from Alaskan volcanoes. Most of the data is from published papers, and some of it is unpublished data from AVO. It is contain analyses for approximately 13,000 samples. Nearly all of the collection is stored in a relational database; the collection is published and searchable at https://avo.alaska.edu/geochem/

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Contact Cheryl Cameron at cheryl.cameron@alaska.gov for additional information

Purpose

The primary goal of the collection is to compile information to support AVO’s geologic investigations of volcanic processes and hazards.

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Provenance

This collection has been reviewed and updated by funding from FY 2020 National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program, award number G19AP00077.

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Type Scheme Key
sourceSystem CSC 1089199
UniqueKey State Inventory P1337

NGGDPP Collection Extension

collectionCategories
Geochemical Data (Geochemical Data, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/category)
collectionGrowthYes
collectionTypes
Derived and Indirect Geoscience Data (Derived and Indirect Geoscience Data, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/type)
neededImprovementsNearly all of the collection is stored in a relational database. A few hundred unpublished analyses remain in a spreadsheet and will be transferred to the database with final and complete metadata when they are published as part of a geologic map.
primaryPurposes
Research (Research, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/primaryPurpose)
Reference (Reference, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/primaryPurpose)
Hazard Mitigation (Hazard Mitigation, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/primaryPurpose)
Teaching (Teaching, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/primaryPurpose)
size13000
unitSample Analyses (Sample Analyses, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/unit)
usageTrendThe public collection is accessed about 400 times per year currently, and the internal collection is accessed thousands of times by AVO users.
userGroups
Universities (Universities, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/userGroup)
Professional Researchers (Professional Researchers, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/userGroup)
Other Government Agencies (Other Government Agencies, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/userGroup)

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