Collaborative Research: Constructing an Ultra-high Resolution Atmospheric Methane Record for the Last 140,000 Years from WAIS Divide Core
Entry ID: Sowers_0538538

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Summary
Abstract: This award supports a project to develop a high-resolution (every 50 yr) methane data set.

Purpose: This data set will play a pivotal role in developing the timescale for the new deep ice core being drilled at the West Antarctic Ice Sheet Divide (WAIS Divde) site as well as providing a common stratigraphic framework for comparing climate records from Greenland and WAIS Divide.
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Description: The Antarctic Glaciological Data Center (AGDC) at the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) archives and distributes Antarctic glaciological and cryospheric system data collected by the U.S. Antarctic Program.
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1888-01-01
Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 11342 ybp
Paleo Stop Date: 1888 ybp
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Data Resolution
Vertical Resolution: 2m
Temporal Resolution: 30 years
Temporal Resolution Range: Climate Normal (30-year climatology)
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
NSIDC Antarctic Glaciological Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/agdc/

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC AGDC 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
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 814-863-8093
Fax: 814-863-8724
Email: todd.sowers5 at gmail.com, sowers at geosc.psu.edu
Contact Address:
237 Deike Building, Dept. of Geosciences
Penn State University
City: University Park
Province or State: Pennsylvania
Postal Code: 16802
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Todd Sowers. "Atmospheric methane isotope records covering the Holocene period," Quaternary Science Reviews, v.29, Iss, 2010.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-11-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-11-09
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