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An estimate of the production rate of 14CO due to natural cosmic ray background
Entry ID: K087_1994_1995_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: 14CO measurements in cylinders exposed in Antarctica were used to estimate the production rate of 14CO due to natural cosmic ray background with comparisons with similar exposures in the Southern Alps of New Zealand and in the USA.
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.82   S: -77.82   E: 166.65   W: 166.65

Quality All of the data is held by NIWA Ltd., New Zealand. Please contact Dr Gordon Brailsford for more information.
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Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
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Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +64 4 386 0300
Fax: +64 3 386 0574
Email: g.brailsford at niwa.co.nz
Contact Address:
National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research Ltd. (NIWA)
PO BOX 14901
City: Wellington
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Krol, M.C., Fokke Meirink, J., Bergamaschi, P., Mak, J.E., Lowe, D., Jockel, P., Houweling, S. And Rockmann, T. 2007. What do 14CO measurements tell us about OH? Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussion 7: 10405-10438.

Petrenko, V.V., Smith, A.M., Brailsford, G., Reidel, K., Hua, Q., Lowe, D., Severinghaur, J.P., Levchenko, V., Bromley, T., Moss, R., Muhle, J. and Brook, E.J. 2008. A new method for analyzing 14C of methane in ancient air extracted from glacial ice. Radiocarbon 50 (1): 1-21.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-06-06

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