Vostok Antarctic Ice Core Data for 420,000 years, from WDC Paleoclimatology
Entry ID: EARTH_LAND_NGDC_PALEO_VOSTOK1

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Summary
Abstract: The Vostok Ice Core Data is one of the primary Antarctic Paleoclimate Datasets.
It covers the time from the present back to 422,000 years before the present.
It is available from the World Data Center - Paleoclimatology). The Vostok
Ice Core Data consists of:

Methane:
Contains depth, age, and methane (CH4) concentration from
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Related URL
Description: Vostok Ice Core data files at WDC Paleoclimatology
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -79.0   S: -79.0   E: -107.0   W: -107.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Petit J.R., et al.
Dataset Title: Vostok Ice Core Data for 420,000 Years
Dataset Series Name: IGBP PAGES/WDC Paleoclimatology Contribution #92-018
Dataset Release Date: 2001
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: IGBP PAGES/World Data Center for Paleoclimatology
Issue Identification: Data Contribution Series #2001-076
Other Citation Details: NOAA/NCDC Paleoclimatology Program
Online Resource: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/icecore/antarctica/vostok/vostok.html
Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 422,000 ybp
Paleo Stop Date: 0 ybp
Chrono Unit:

Chrono Unit:

Data Set Progress
IN WORK
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: VOSTOK

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 ftp, WWW
Distribution Size: 415 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:
Laboratoire de Glaciologie et de
Geophysique de l'Environnement
Gif-su-Yvette Cedex
CNRS-CEA
Postal Code: 91198
Country: FRANCE
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Publications/References
Petit J.R., Jouzel J., Raynaud D., Barkov N.I., Barnola J.M., Basile
I., Bender M., Chappellaz J., Davis J., Delaygue G., Delmotte M.,
Kotlyakov V.M., Legrand M., Lipenkov V., Lorius C., Pepin L., Ritz C.,
Saltzman E., Stievenard M., 1999, Climate and Atmospheric History of
the Past 420,000 years from the Vostok Ice Core, Antarctica, Nature,
399, pp.429-436.

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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-01-21
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