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Twenty-Three Century-scale Ice Core Records of Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2) from West Antarctica
Entry ID: NSIDC-0392


Summary
Abstract: This data set contains sub-annually resolved concentrations of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), snow, firn and ice from 23 sites on the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS).

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Geographic Coverage
 N: -76.0 S: -90.0  E: -84.0  W: -124.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Bales, R., M. Frey, and J. McConnell.
Dataset Title: Twenty-Three Century-scale Ice Core Records of Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2) from West Antarctica
Dataset Series Name: NSIDC-0392
Dataset Release Date: 2009-06-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
Dataset DOI: doi:10.7265/N5TM7826
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/NSIDC-0392


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-11-20
Stop Date: 2003-01-15


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA


Science Keywords
CRYOSPHERE >GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS >FIRN    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS >ICE SHEETS    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SNOW/ICE    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SNOW/ICE    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW/ICE CHEMISTRY    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW/ICE CHEMISTRY    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
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Platform
FIELD INVESTIGATION    [Information]
FIELD SURVEYS    [Information]
LABORATORY    [Information]


Instrument
FLUORESCENCE SPECTROSCOPY    [Information]
GAS SENSORS


Project
US-ITASE >United States - International Trans Antarctic Scientific Expedition    [Information]


Keywords
AGDC-project
Antarctic
Antarctica
Antarctic Ice Sheet
Hydrogen Peroxide
Ice Core
Ice Core Chemistry
Ice Core Data
Ice Core Gas Records
Ice Cores
Polar Firn Air
Shallow Firn Air
Snow Chemistry
U.S. ITASE
WAIS
West Antarctica
West Antarctic Ice Sheet


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Originating Center
AGDC


Data Center
NSIDC Antarctic Glaciological Data Center    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/agdc/

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC AGDC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA



Distribution
Distribution_Media: FTP
Distribution_Size: 4.4 MB
Distribution_Format: ASCII Text


Personnel
ROGER BALES
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: (209) 228-4348
Email: rbales at ucmerced.edu
Contact Address:
Sierra Nevada Research Institute
University of California
5200 North Lake Road
City: Merced
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 95343
Country: USA


MARKUS FREY
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: mfrey at ucmerced.edu
Contact Address:
University of California - Merced
School of Engineering
5200 North Lake Rd.
City: Merced
Province or State: California
Postal Code: 95343
Country: USA


JOSEPH R MCCONNELL
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 775-673-7348
Fax: 775-673-7363
Email: jmcconn at dri.edu
Contact Address:
Desert Research Institute, 2215 Raggio Parkway
City: Reno
Province or State: NV
Postal Code: 89512
Country: USA


NSIDC USER SERVICES
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA


Publications/References
Frey, M. M., R. C. Bales, and J. R. McConnell. 2006. Climate Sensitivity of the Century-Scale Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2) Record Preserved in 23 Ice Cores from West Antarctica. J. Geophys. Res., 111(D21301), doi:10.1029/2005JD006816. Steig, E. J., P. A. Mayewski, D. Dixon, S. Kaspari, M. M. Frey, D. P. Schneider, S. A. Arcone, and G. S. Hamilton. 2005. High-Resolution Ice Cores from US ITASE (West Antarctica): Development and Validation of Chronologies and Determination of Precision and Accuracy. Annals of Glaciology, 41:77–84.

Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18



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