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Siple Dome Ice Core Age-Depth Scales
Entry ID: NSIDC-0130

Abstract: This data set is part of the 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 ice cores from the Siple Dome, in the Siple Coast region, West Antarctica. Nereson's 'Age Versus Depth' plot shows the results of the calculations published in her paper on predicted age-depth scales (Nereson, N.A., E.D. Waddington, C.F. Raymond, and H.P. Jacobson. 1996. Predicted Age-Depth Scales for Siple Dome and Inland WAIS Ice Cores in West Antarctica.Geophys. Res. Let., 23(22): 3163-3166.).
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -81.0   S: -81.0   E: -149.0   W: -149.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Nadine Nereson
Dataset Title: Siple Dome Ice Core Age-Depth Scales
Dataset Series Name: NSIDC-0130
Dataset Release Date: 2003-09-09
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-01-01
Stop Date: 1996-12-31
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CORING DEVICES Ancillary Description
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
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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: 25 KB
Distribution Format: JPEG
Phone: (206) 543-0162
Email: nadine at
Contact Address:
Box 35130
University of Washington
City: Seattle
Province or State: WA
Postal Code: 98195-1310
Country: USA
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Nereson, N.A.,H.P. Jacobson, C.F. Raymond, E.D. Waddington. 1996. Predicted age-deth scales for Siple Dome and inland WAIS ice cores in west Antarctica. Geophysical Research Letters 23(22). 3163-3166.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-09-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-03-15

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