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GISP2 Insoluble Microparticles, 3600 Years

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Abstract: Insoluble microparticle concentrations and grain-size distributions are
measured with an Elzone 280PC particle counter in a Class 100 clean room at the
University of New Hampshire. The Elzone uses a 30 um orifice to measure
microparticle concentrations in 64 logarithimically- divided channels from 0.65
um to 11 um and calculates a grain-size distribution as an equivalent spherical
diameter. Mass ... View entire text
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Description: Access to GISP2 insoluble Microparticles

Description: Access to Greenland Summit Ice Cores Data
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 72.6   S: 72.6   E: -38.5   W: -38.5

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Zielinski, G.A., and G.R. Mershon
Dataset Title: GISP2 Insoluble Microparticles
Dataset Series Name: Greenland Summit Ice Cores CD-ROM
Dataset Release Date: 1997
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: WDC/Paleoclimatology
Other Citation Details: National Snow and Ice Data Center, University of Colorado at Boulder
Online Resource:
Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 3600 ybp
Paleo Stop Date: 0 ybp
Chrono Unit:
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
World Data Center for Paleoclimatology, Boulder Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 497-6160
Fax: +1 (303) 497-6513
Email: paleo at
Contact Address:
World Data Center for Paleoclimatology
325 Broadway
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80303
Country: USA
Distribution Media: online www, ftp
Distribution Format: ascii
Fees: none
Phone: 207-581-3441
Fax: 207-581-1203
Email: gzielinski at
Contact Address:
Climate Change Institute
318 Bryand Global Sciences Center
University of Maine
City: Orono
Province or State: ME
Postal Code: 04469-5790
Country: USA
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Zielinski, G.A., and G.R. Mershon. 1997. Paleoenvironmental implications of the insoluble microparticle record in the GISP2 (Greenland) ice core during the rapidly changing climate of the Pleistocene-Holocene transition. Geological Society of America Bulletin 109:547-559.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-05-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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