Snow Pit Data from Greenland Summit, 1989 to 1993
Entry ID: ARCSS049

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Summary
Abstract: Chemistry and isotope information from snow pits dug at the Summit area of Greenland, 1989-1993 includes major ions (Na, K, Mg, Ca, Cl, NO3, SO4), oxygen isotopes (18O) and H2O2. Four snow pits were dug and sampled in 1989, three snow pits in 1990, two in 1991, one in 1992 and one in 1993. All snow pits had a 3 cm sampling interval except the snow pits in 1990, which had either a 3 cm or 5 cm ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 70.0   S: 70.0   E: -60.0   W: -60.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Paul A. Mayewski and Sallie Whitlow
Dataset Title: Snow Pit Data from Greenland Summit, 1989 to 1993
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO U.S.A.
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/arcss049.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1989-01-01
Stop Date: 1993-12-31
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org
Dataset ID: ARCSS049

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
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 207-581-2190
Phone: 207-581-3019
Fax: 207-581-1203
Email: paul.mayewski at maine.edu
Email: climatechange at maine.edu
Email: usitase at maine.edu
Contact Address:
Climate Change Institute
Department of Earth Sciences
University of Maine
303 Bryand Global Science Building
City: Orono
Province or State: ME
Postal Code: 04469-5790
Country: United States
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Publications/References
Boyle, E. A., R. M. Sherrell and M. P. Bacon. 1994. Lead variability in the western North Atlantic Ocean and central Greenland ice: Implications for the search for decadal trends in anthropogenic emissions. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 58:3,227-3,238. Dibb, J. E. 1996. Overview of field data on the deposition of aerosol-associated species to the surface snow of polar glaciers. NATO ASI Series I 43. ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-12-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-03-16
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