Siple Shallow Core Density Data
Entry ID: NSIDC-0129

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Summary
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. Lamorey measured the density of the shallow Siple Dome cores B - I. One-meter sections of the ice core were weighed on a balance beam in the field. The volume was determined by measuring the diameter and length of the core. The data consists of tab-delimited text files of density measurements and a sonic velocity profile, and a .gif format density-versus-depth plot. Data are available via FTP.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -81.0   S: -81.0   E: -149.0   W: -149.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Gregg W. Lamorey
Dataset Title: Siple Shallow Core Density Data
Dataset Series Name: WAISCORES
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO U.S.A.
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Data Presentation Form: images
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0129.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-12-31
Instrument
CORING DEVICES Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org
Dataset ID: NSIDC-0129

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: 14 KB text files, 7 KB .gif file
Distribution Format: .gif image file and tab-delimited ASCII text files
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: sco at .maxey.dri.edu
Contact Address:
Desert Research Institute
2215 Raggio Parkway
City: Reno
Province or State: NV
Postal Code: 89512
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-03-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-07-19
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