European Project for Ice Coring in Antarctica (EPICA)
Entry ID: NPI_00157

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Summary
Abstract: Within the European Project for Ice Coring in Antarctica (EPICA) two
deep ice cores from the Antarctic ice sheet will be retrieved by
2005. The first one is currently being drilled at Dome Concordia (Dome
C) and have reached a depth of about 2800 metres which correspond to
about 400,000 years of climatic information. The drilling should
provide scientists with one of the longest undisturbed ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -70.0   S: -76.0   E: 15.0   W: -2.0
Min Altitude: 0M Max Altitude: 3500M

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1995-01-01
Stop Date: 2005-12-31
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Norwegian Polar Institute, Norway Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.npolar.no

Data Center Personnel
Name: STEIN TRONSTAD
Phone: 7775 0564
Fax: +47 7775 0501
Email: stein at npolar.no
Contact Address:
Norwegian Polar Institute (Norsk Polarinstitutt)
Polar Environmental Centre
City: Tromsø
Province or State: Troms
Postal Code: N-9296
Country: Norway
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +47 7775 0531
Fax: +47 7775 0501
Email: winther at npolar.no
Contact Address:
Norwegian Polar Institute
Polar Environmental Centre
City: Tromsø
Province or State: Troms
Postal Code: N-9296
Country: Norway
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-06-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2002-07-06
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