OCTOPUS Database v.2: The SahulSed Fluvial OSL collection
OCTOPUS Database v.2
Database of published optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) ages for fluvial sedimentary records from Sahul. Spatial data includes sample locations (point) and uses the WGS84/Pseudo-Mercator (EPSG: 3857) projected coordinate reference system. Sample metadata is comprehensive and includes bibliographic, contextual, and sample preparation and measurement related information.
ARC Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage (CABAH); University of Wollongong
Cohen T.J., Saktura W.M., Jansen J.D., Rui X., Saktura R.B.K., Munack H., Codilean A.T., 2021, OCTOPUS Database v.2: The SahulSed Fluvial OSL collection. Sahul-wide database of published sedimentary records with radiometric ages.
Extent of Data
Sahul (mainland Australia, Tasmania, New Guinea, and neighbouring islands)
Web browser + any desktop GIS
FoR codes (2020)
370502 Geochronology, 370901 Geomorphology and earth surface processes, 370905 Quaternary environments
Data is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) license
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