Concentration and Isotopic Composition of O2 and N2 in Trapped Gases of the Vostok Ice Core
Entry ID: NSIDC-0107

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Summary
Abstract: These data describe the d18O of O2, d15N of N2, d18Oatm, and O2/N2 ratios of trapped gases in the Vostok ice core from East Antarctica. The investigator used a mass spectrometer to measure gas concentrations and isotopic compositions. Data extend to approximately 420,000 years ago. Two different age models are included. Data are available in tab-delimited ASCII format via ftp.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -72.28   S: -72.28   E: 106.48   W: 106.48
Min Altitude: 3500 METERS Max Altitude: 3500 METERS

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Michael Bender
Dataset Title: Concentration and Isotopic Composition of O2 and N2 in Trapped Gases of the Vostok Ice Core
Dataset Release Date: 2002-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/NSIDC-0107
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
NSIDC Antarctic Glaciological Data Center Supplemental Info
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Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
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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: 231 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 609 258-2936
Fax: 609 258 0796
Email: bender at princeton.edu
Contact Address:
Department of Geosciences
Princeton University
M48 Guyot Hall
City: Princeton
Province or State: NJ
Postal Code: 08544
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Petit, J.R., J. Jouzel, D. Raynaud, N. I. Barkov, J.M. Barnola, I. Basile, M. Bender, J. Chappellaz, M. Davis, G. Delaygue, V.M. Kotlyakov, M. Legrand, V.Y. Lipenkov, C. Lorius, L. Pepin, C. Ritz, E. Saltzman, and M. Stievenard. 1999. Climate and atmospheric history of the past 420,000 years from the Vostok ice core, Antarctica. Nature 399: 429-436.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-07-07
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