Downhole log of dust and volcanic ash layers at Siple Dome, Antarctica
Entry ID: berkeley_dustlogger_Siple

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Summary
Abstract: The table lists, as a function of depth, the optical signal received by the
downhole logger after a horizontally directed light beam has been emitted from
the logger out of the borehole, into the ice, and scattered back into the
logger.
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Description: Logging of dust, volcanoes, and microbes
user name: logger
passwordd: highres
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -81.67   S: -81.67   E: -148.83   W: -148.83
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 1000 M

Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 100,000 ybp
Paleo Stop Date: 0 ybp
Chrono Unit:
Data Resolution
Vertical Resolution: 1 cm
Temporal Resolution: < 1 year
Quality Superb record of abrupt climate change in West Antarctica (four abrupt changes,
only one of which had independently discovered); Discovery of ~70 volcanic ash
layers in West Antarctica
Access Constraints Unlimited
Use Constraints Unlimited
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Physics Department, University of California, Berkeley Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.physics.berkeley.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: BUFORD PRICE
Phone: 510-642-4982
Email: bprice at berkeley.edu
Contact Address:
Physics Department
University of California
City: Berkeley
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 94720
Country: USA


Data Center Personnel
Name: RYAN C. BAY
Phone: 510-459-4954
Fax: 510-643-7809
Email: bay at berkeley.edu
Contact Address:
Physics Department
University of California
City: Berkeley
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 94720
Country: USA


Data Center Personnel
Name: NATHAN BRAMALL
Phone: 510-642-1958
Email: bramall at socrates.berkeley.edu
Contact Address:
Physics Department
University of California
City: Berkeley
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 94720
Country: USA


Data Center Personnel
Name: ROBERT ROHDE
Email: robert at robertrohde.com
Contact Address:
Physics Department
University of California
City: Berkeley
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 94720
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 510-459-4954
Fax: 510-643-7809
Email: bay at berkeley.edu
Contact Address:
Physics Department
University of California
City: Berkeley
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 94720
Country: USA
Publications/References
1. Rapid Optical Method for Logging Dust Concentration vs Depth in Glacial ice,
P. Miocinovic, P. B. Price, and R. C. Bay, Applied Optics 40, 2515-2521(2001).

2. Climate Logging with a New Rapid Optical Technique at Siple Dome, R. C. Bay,
P. B. Price, G. D. Clow, and A. J. Gow, Geophysical Research Letters 28,
4635-4638 (2001).
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-02-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-07-07
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