WAISCORES Snow Pit Chemistry, Antarctica
Entry ID: NSIDC-0420

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Summary
Abstract: This data set is part of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet cores (WAISCORES) project, an NSF-funded project to understand the influence of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet on climate and sea level change. WAISCORES researchers acquired and analyzed snow pit and core samples from the Siple Dome, in the Siple Coast region, West Antarctica. This data set includes glaciochemical spatial variability data for ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -81.05   S: -81.65   E: -148.51   W: -149.11

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Kreutz, K. and P. A. Mayewski
Dataset Title: WAISCORES Snow Pit Chemistry, Antarctica
Dataset Series Name: WAISCORES
Dataset Release Date: 2002-07-11
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado U.S.A.
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Data Presentation Form: table
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0420.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-11-01
Stop Date: 1995-02-28

Start Date: 1996-11-01
Stop Date: 1997-02-28
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org
Dataset ID: NSIDC-0420

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
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Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: ~480 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII text
Fees: none
Personnel
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
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Publications/References
Kreutz, K. J. and P. A. Mayewski. 1999. Spatial variability of Antarctic surface snow glaciochemistry: Implications for paleoatmospheric circulation reconstructions. Antarctic Science 11(1):105-118: doi:10.1017/S0954102099000140.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-08-06
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-03-10
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