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Reference manual

Reference manual [PDF] 6 Mb

This is the main documentation for Past. Requires Adobe Reader 6.0 or higher.

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Manual de ReferÍncia (Portuguese, version 2.16)


Examples of plots made with Past
Tutorials

Point pattern analysis (PDF) - finding patterns in a set of 2D points, such as geographical coordinates of occurrences.

Right-click data file to download:
pockmarkpos_red.dat

Directional (circular and spherical) analysis - investigating directions and orientations in 2D or 3D, such as current orientations or structural geology data.
Ordination of foraminiferan assemblages along a depth gradient (PDF) demonstrating CA, DCA, PCoA and NMDS

Right-click data file to download:
bentforams.dat

Time series analysis (PDF)

Right-click data files to download:
lisiecki.dat
lourens.dat
bjornoya29.dat
insol_d18O.dat
impact_database.dat

Cluster analysis (PDF)

Right-click data file to download:
LU10-05_red.dat

 


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