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Isotopic analysis of methane and carbon monoxide and other trace gases within firn cores from the Polar Plateau
Entry ID: K087_1998_2008_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Firn cores were sampled from Law Dome, East Antarctic Plateau and the Megadunes site on the Polar Plateau, and air samples within were analysed for methane and carbon monoxide and other trace gas species to determine stable isotopes and radiocarbon isotopes (13CH4 and 14CH4). These measurements will allow the record for these species to be extended back to 'pre-bomb' times.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -66.73   S: -66.73   E: 112.83   W: 112.83

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-02-01
Platform
LABORATORY Ancillary Description
Instrument
CORING DEVICES Ancillary Description
Quality All of the data is held by NIWA Ltd., New Zealand. Please contact Dr Gordon Brailsford for more information.
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
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
Personnel
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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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-06-06

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