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US ITASE Stable Isotope Data, Antarctica
Entry ID: NSIDC-0425

Abstract: This data set includes stable isotope measurements from snow pits, firn, and ice cores collected by the the US component of the International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition ( ITASE). The ITASE program aims to collect and interpret a continental-wide array of environmental parameters assembled through the coordinated efforts of scientists from several nations. These data were collected ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: The Antarctic Glaciological Data Center (AGDC) Project Web Page
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -65.0   S: -90.0   E: -88.0   W: -130.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Eric Steig
Dataset Title: US ITASE Stable Isotope Data, Antarctica
Dataset Release Date: 2009-10-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-01-01
Stop Date: 2007-12-31
Use Constraints Use of this data should be accompanied by citation of Steig et al., 2005, Annals of Glaciology and other references by Steig and Schneider, as appropriate.
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
NSIDC Antarctic Glaciological Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 788 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
Phone: 1-206-685-3715
Fax: 206-543-0411
Email: steig at
Contact Address:
University of Washington
Department of Earth and Space Sciences
Box 35130
70 Johnson Hall
City: Seattle
Province or State: WA
Postal Code: 98195-1310
Country: USA
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Steig E. J., P. A. Mayewski, D. A. Dixon, M. M. Frey, S. D. Kaspari, D. P. Schneider, S. A. Arcone, G. S. Hamilton, V. B. Spikes, M. Albert, D. Meese, A. J. Gow, C. A. Shuman, J. W. C. White, S. Sneed, J. Flaherty, and M. Wumkes. 2005. High-resolution ice cores from US ITASE (West Antarctica); development and validation of chronologies and estimate of precision and accuracy. Annals of Glaciology ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-10-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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