Nitrogen and Argon Isotope Data from GISP2 Ice Core
Entry ID: SEVERINGHAUS_GISP2

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Summary
Abstract: Isotope data on N15/N14 and Ar40/36 ratios in air trapped in bubbles
in glacial ice.

Related URL
Link: GET DATA
Description: Access to GISP2 gases data and documentation from Severinghaus and others


Link: GET DATA
Description: Access to GISP2 Ice Core Data from Severinghaus et al., 1998


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Description: Acccess to Data set from Severinghaus and Brook, 1999


Link: VIEW RELATED INFORMATION
Description: Decsription of Greenland Summit Ice Core data


Geographic Coverage
 N: 76.0 S: 76.0  E: -38.0  W: -38.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Severinghaus, J.P., T. Sowers, E.J. Brook, R,B. Alley, and M.L. Bender
Dataset Title: GISP2 Younger Dryas Gases Data
Dataset Series Name: GISP2 Younger Dryas Gases Data
Dataset Release Date: 2000
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: IGBP PAGES/World Data Center A for Paleoclimatology
Issue Identification: Data Contribution Series #2000-072
Online Resource: ftp://ftp.ngdc.noaa.gov/paleo/icecore/greenland/summit/gisp2/gases/

Dataset Originator/Creator: Severinghaus, J.P., and E.J. Brook
Dataset Title: GISP2 Deglacial Transition Gases Data
Dataset Series Name: GISP2 Deglacial Transition Gases Data
Dataset Release Date: 2000
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: IGBP PAGES/World Data Center A for Paleoclimatology
Issue Identification: Data Contribution Series #2000-073
Online Resource: ftp://ftp.ngdc.noaa.gov/paleo/icecore/greenland/summit/gisp2/gases/


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-01-23
Stop Date: 2001-04-15


Paleo_Temporal_Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 12,000 ybp
Paleo Stop Date: 11,000 ybp
Chrono Unit:


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > GREENLAND


Science Keywords
PALEOCLIMATE >ICE CORE RECORDS >ICE CORE AIR BUBBLES    [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >ICE CORE RECORDS >ISOTOPES >ARGON 40/36 IN AIR TRAPPED IN GLACIAL ICE    [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >ICE CORE RECORDS >ISOTOPES >NITROGEN-15 IN AIR TRAPPED IN GLACIAL ICE    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION


Project
GISP2 >Greenland Ice Sheet Project II    [Information]
IGBP >International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme    [Information]
PAGES >Past Global Changes, IGBP    [Information]


Keywords
ARGON 40/36 IN AIR TRAPPED IN GLACIAL ICE
NITROGEN-15 IN AIR TRAPPED IN GLACIAL ICE
YOUNGER DRYAS


Data Center
Geosciences Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://grd.ucsd.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: JEFFREY P SEVERINGHAUS
Phone: 858-822-2483
Fax: 858-822-3310
Email: jseveringhaus at ucsd.edu
Contact Address:
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
9500 Gilman Dr.
City: La Jolla
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 92093-0244
Country: USA


World Data Center for Paleoclimatology, Boulder    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/

Data Center Personnel
Name: WDC/PALEOCLIMATOLOGY, BOULDER
Phone: +1 (303) 497-6160
Fax: +1 (303) 497-6513
Email: paleo at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
World Data Center for Paleoclimatology
NOAA/NCDC Code E/GCx3
325 Broadway
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80303
Country: USA


Personnel
JEFFREY P SEVERINGHAUS
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 858-822-2483
Fax: 858-822-3310
Email: jseveringhaus at ucsd.edu
Contact Address:
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
9500 Gilman Dr.
City: La Jolla
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 92093-0244
Country: USA


Publications/References
Bender, M., Sowers, T., Dickson, M.-L., Orchardo, J., Grootes, P.,
Mayewski, P.A., Meese, D., 1994. Climate Correlations between
Greenland and Antarctica during the past 100,000 years, Nature 372,
663-666.

Severinghaus, J.P. and E.J. Brook. 1999. Abrupt climate change at the
end of the last glacial period inferred from trapped air in polar ice.
Science 286:930-934.

Severinghaus, J.P., Sowers, T., Brook, E.J., Alley, R.B., and Bender,
M.L., Timing of abrupt climate change at the end of the Younger Dryas
interval from thermally fractionated gases in polar ice, Nature 391,
141-146 (1998).

Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-04-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2001-05-09

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