Snow Pit Data from Greenland Summit, 1989 to 1993
Entry ID: ARCSS049

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Abstract: Chemistry and isotope information from snow pits dug at the Summit area of Greenland, 1989-1993 includes major ions (Na, K, Mg, Ca, Cl, NO3, SO4), oxygen isotopes (18O) and H2O2. Four snow pits were dug and sampled in 1989, three snow pits in 1990, two in 1991, one in 1992 and one in 1993. All snow pits had a 3 cm sampling interval except the snow pits in 1990, which had either a 3 cm or 5 cm ... View entire text
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  N: 70.0   S: 70.0   E: -60.0   W: -60.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Paul A. Mayewski and Sallie Whitlow
Dataset Title: Snow Pit Data from Greenland Summit, 1989 to 1993
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO U.S.A.
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1989-01-01
Stop Date: 1993-12-31
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City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Fax: 207-581-1203
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Province or State: ME
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Boyle, E. A., R. M. Sherrell and M. P. Bacon. 1994. Lead variability in the western North Atlantic Ocean and central Greenland ice: Implications for the search for decadal trends in anthropogenic emissions. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 58:3,227-3,238. Dibb, J. E. 1996. Overview of field data on the deposition of aerosol-associated species to the surface snow of polar glaciers. NATO ASI Series I 43. ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-12-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-03-16
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