WAIS Divide Ice Core Images, Antarctica
Entry ID: NSIDC-0375

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Summary
Abstract: This data set is comprised of optical images of ice core sections, acquired with a digital line-scan camera in the cold room facility at the U.S. National Ice Core Laboratory (NICL). Ice core sections are archival cuts which have rough-out rounds of ice with a single plane cut along one side. Ice sections were illuminated with fiber optic light guides connected to a 1000 watt (W) xenon light ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -79.47   S: -79.47   E: -112.08   W: -112.08

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Kenneth C. McGwire
Dataset Title: WAIS Divide Ice Core Images, Antarctica
Dataset Release Date: 2010-02-10
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/NSIDC-0375
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-01-01
Stop Date: 2007-12-30
Instrument
Cameras Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
NSIDC Antarctic Glaciological Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/agdc/

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC AGDC 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: 16 GB
Distribution Format: TIFF
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 775-673-7324
Fax: 775-673-7485
Email: kenm at dri.edu
Contact Address:
DRI-DEES
2215 Raggio Parkway
City: Reno
Province or State: NV
Postal Code: 89512
Country: USA
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Publications/References
McGwire, K. C., G. M. Hargreaves, R. B. Alley, T. J. Popp, D. B. Reusch, M. K. Spencer, K. C. Taylor. 2008. An integrated system for optical imaging of ice cores. Cold Regions Science and Technology, Volume 53, Issue 2, Pages 216-228. McGwire, K.C., J.R. McConnell, R.B. Alley, J.R. Banta, G.M. Hargreaves, and K.C. Taylor. 2008. Dating Annual Layers of a Shallow Antarctic Ice Core with an Optical Scanner. Journal of Glaciology 54(188):831-838.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-02-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-05-20
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