Paleomagnetic databases updated to 1996



The IAGA paleomagnetic databases now include all data available through the end of 1996. Four databases soon will be available as a package (Version 3.2 of the databases) either for use with Access 2 on Windows 3.1 or Access 97 on Windows 95. Users who have Access 7 should now update to Access 97. A description of the Access versions of the databases is given by McElhinny and Lock [ 1996]. The new package is available from World Data Center A in Boulder, Colo., from mid-June. To obtain it, contact Susan McLean on email at and indicate whether the Access 2 or Access 97 version is required. The four-database package includes the following: