Quelccaya Summit (Peru) Ice Core from WDC for Paleoclimatology
Entry ID: EARTH_LAND_NGDC_PALEOCL_QUELCCA

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Summary
Abstract: This data set is derived from the Quelccaya Summit Ice Core by
Drs. Lonnie Thompson and Ellen Mosley-Thompson of The Ohio State
University. The record was updated in May 1992 to extend the data
period to 1500 years.


The data are available at:
http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/icecore/trop/quelccaya/quelccaya.html

The data contained in the files 'Q83SUM.ALL' and 'Q83COR1.ALL'
represent the annual ... View entire text
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Description: Quelccaya data files at NOAA/NGDC
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -5.0   S: -17.0   E: -70.0   W: -80.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Thompson, L. and Mosley-Thompson, E.
Dataset Title: Quelccaya Ice Core Database
Dataset Series Name: IGBP PAGES/WDC-A for Paleoclimatology Data Contribution Series # 92-008
Dataset Release Date: 1992
Dataset Release Place: Booulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: NOAA/NGDC Paleoclimatology Program
Version: May 1992
Issue Identification: 92-008
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1983-01-01

Start Date: 0470-01-01
Stop Date: 1984-12-31
Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 600 ybp
Paleo Stop Date: 0 ybp
Chrono Unit:

Paleo Start Date: 600 ybp
Paleo Stop Date: 0 ybp
Chrono Unit:

Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Climate Data Library, International Research Institute for Climate Prediction, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://ingrid.ldeo.columbia.edu/
Dataset ID: Quelccaya

Data Center Personnel
Name: BENNO BLUMENTHAL
Phone: (845) 680-4450
Fax: (845) 680-4864
Email: benno at iri.ldeo.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
Data Library Manager
International Research Institute for Climate Prediction
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Columbia University
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964-8000
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: online - available via anonymous FTP
Distribution Format: ascii
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: (614) 292-6652
Fax: (614) 292-4697
Email: thompson.4 at osu.edu
Contact Address:
Byrd Polar Research Center
Ohio State University
1090 Carmack Rd.
City: Columbus
Province or State: Ohio
Postal Code: 43210
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Thompson and Mosley-Thompson, One-half millenia of tropical climate
variability as recorded in the stratigraphy of the Quelccaya Ice Cap,
Peru, 1989, Geophysical Monograph 55, American Geophysical Union

Tropical Ice Core Paleoclimatic Records: Quelccaya Ice Cap, Peru,
A.D. 470 to 1984, The Ohio State University, Byrd Polar Research
Center, distributed by NCDC, 325 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80303 USA.
Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2007-03-07
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