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Soluble Impurities in the Byrd Station Ice Core, Antarctica
Entry ID: NSIDC-0476

Abstract: This data set consists of results of analyses of the major soluble impurities (Hydrogen, Sodium, Ammonium, Potassium, Sulfate, Nitrate, Chlorine ions) made on bulk samples selected at approximately 50 m intervals down the length of an ice core from Byrd Station, Antarctica.
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -80.02   S: -80.02   E: -119.52   W: -119.52
Max Altitude: 1530 M

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Dataset Originator/Creator: Dr. J. Palais
Dataset Title: Soluble Impurities in the Byrd Station Ice Core, Antarctica
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Palais, J. M., and M. Legrand (1985), SOLUBLE IMPURITIES IN THE BYRD STATION ICE CORE, ANTARCTICA: THEIR ORIGIN AND SOURCES, J. Geophys. Res., 90(C1), 1143–1154.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-07-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27
Future DIF Review Date: 2010-09-30

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