d15N & d18O of air in the WAIS Divide ice core
Entry ID: severinghaus_0538657

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Summary
Abstract: Major gas components of air data set, containing d15N, d18O of O2, dO2/N2, and dAr/N2 from the WAIS Divide ice core at high resolution. These data are used to constrain surface temperature, biosphere oxygen cycling, and firn thickness through the past >60 kyr.

Paleo_Temporal_Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 60 ka
Paleo Stop Date: 0.2 ka
Chrono Unit:


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR


Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: 20 yr


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >SURFACE AIR TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >ICE CORE RECORDS >ICE CORE AIR BUBBLES    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS >FIRN    [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >PALEOCLIMATE RECONSTRUCTIONS >AIR TEMPERATURE RECONSTRUCTION    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >NITROGEN COMPOUNDS >MOLECULAR NITROGEN    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >OXYGEN COMPOUNDS >MOLECULAR OXYGEN    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE


Project
WAISCORES >West Antarctic Ice Sheet Cores    [Information]


Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC 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


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

Data Center Personnel
Name: ROB BAUER
Phone: 303-492-2378
Fax: 303-492-2468
Email: bauer at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
University of Colorado
Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences
CIRES 449 UCB
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309
Country: USA


Personnel
JEFFREY P SEVERINGHAUS
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 858-822-2483
Fax: 858-822-3310
Email: jseveringhaus at ucsd.edu
Contact Address:
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
9500 Gilman Dr.
City: La Jolla
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 92093-0244
Country: USA



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-07-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-07-12

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