Atmospheric Nitrate Isotopic Analysis at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, A Twenty-Five Year Record
Entry ID: NSIDC-0281

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Abstract: This data set contains snow pit measurements of oxygen isotopes, 17O and 18O, in nitrate and ion concentrations, and surface measurements of oxygen isotopes in nitrate and in nitrate aerosols from the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica. The 6-meter snow pit provides investigators with a 25-year record of nitrate isotope variations and ion concentrations for a ... View entire text
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Description: South Pole Snow Pit, 1988 and 1989

Description: Sulfate-Based Volcanic Record from South Pole Ice Core
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -90.0   S: -90.0   E: 139.27   W: 139.27
Max Depth: 6 METERS

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Mark H. Thiemens
Dataset Title: Atmospheric Nitrate Isotopic Analysis at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, A Twenty-Five Year Record
Dataset Release Date: 2006-11-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-12-01
Stop Date: 2004-12-31
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: 1 month

Vertical Resolution: 6 meters
Temporal Resolution: 300 month

Temporal Resolution: 7 day

Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
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National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 76.5 KB
Distribution Format: Microsoft Excel
Phone: 858 534 6053
Fax: 858 534 7042
Email: mht at
Contact Address:
University of California, San Diego
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
9500 Gilman Dr., MC 0356
City: La Jolla
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 92093-0356
Country: USA
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McCabe, J. R., J. Savarino, and M. H. Thiemens. 2005. Isotopic analysis of nitrate in South Pole snow and air. Eos. Trans. AGU 86(52). Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract A13F-04.
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DIF Creation Date: 2006-11-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-05-22
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