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US International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition (US ITASE) Glaciochemical Data
Entry ID: NSIDC-0273

Abstract: This data set contains sub-annually resolved ice core chemistry data from various sites on the Antarctic Ice Sheet during the US International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition (US ITASE) deployments. Researchers conducted experiments approximately every 30 - 300 km looking for clues representing climatic conditions over the past 200-1000+ years. Ice cores obtained for the glaciochemical ... View entire text
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Description: Ice Thickness and Internal Layer Depth Along the 2001 and 2002 US ITASE Traverses
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Caption:  Sample Location Map
Description:  US ITASE Snow Core/Pit Site Map

Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.68   S: -90.0   E: 152.37   W: -76.1

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Mayewski, P. A. and D. A. Dixon.
Dataset Title: US International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition (US ITASE) Glaciochemical Data
Dataset Release Date: 2013-07-11
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 2
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-01-01
Stop Date: 2008-12-31
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NSIDC Antarctic Glaciological Data Center Supplemental Info
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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: 16 - 2693 KB
Distribution Format: TIFF
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Phone: 207 581 2112
Fax: 207 581 1203
Email: daniel.dixon at
Contact Address:
University of Maine
Department of Earth Sciences
5764 Sawyer Environmental Research Building
City: Orono
Province or State: Maine
Postal Code: 04469-5790
Country: USA
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Bertler, N., Mayewski, P. A., Alberto Aristarain, P. Barrett, S. Becagli, Ronaldo Torma Bernardo, Xiao Cunde, M. Curran, Qin Dahe, D. Dixon, Francisco Adolfo Ferron, H. Fischer, Markus Frey, M. Frezzotti, F. Fundel, Christophe Genthon, R. Gragani, G. Hamilton, M. Handley, Sungmin Hong, E. Isaksson, Ren Jiawen, Kokichi Kamiyama, Satoru Kanamori, Eija Karkas, L. KarlĖ†f, S. Kaspari, K. Kreutz, A. ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-07-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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