Holocene climate history obtained from snow profiles (chemistry, dust flux, temperature, structure), firn cores and climate measurements from the Wilson Piedmont Glacier, Victoria Land Coast, Antarctica
To understand the drivers and consequences of climate change on timescales important to humans, the paleoclimate of ice cores, the glacial system and local climate patterns were analysed from the Wilson Piedmont Glacier. The Wilson Piedment Gacier serves as a reference record for an examination of the Victoria Lower Glacier. During the 00-01 season a 3m snow profile was sampled in 1cm resolution ... for major ion content, isotope ratios and in 5cm resolution for dust flux and beta radioactivity analyses. Temperature, crystal geometry and density were measured on site. A shallow (23m) firn core was recovered from the glacier and analysed for crystal structure, melt and dust layers analysis. Borehole temperatures were measured. The glacier topography was measured using differential static GPS. Six hourly weather observations were also taken.
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The ice reader database hosts basic data from ice cores of the Antarctic Continent. The goal is to compile a complete list of cores by name, site, location and as much other information as possible
Publishing Network for Geoscientific & Environmental Data This database contains information regarding stable oxygen isotopes of snow pits at four sites: Polar Plateau, Victoria Lower Glacier, Wilson Piedmont Glacier and Baldwin Valley Glacier
Uses of this digital geologic map should not violate the spatial resolution of the map area (1:31,680) even though the digital data form removes the constraint of scale on a paper map. The accuracy inherent in map scale are also present in digital format. At a scale larger than 1:31,680, higher resolution data is not available and will not yield greater real detail.