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Tephra in Siple and Taylor Dome Ice Cores
Entry ID: NSIDC-0110

Abstract: This data set consists of electron microprobe geochemical analyses of glass shards sampled from Siple Dome and Taylor Dome ice cores during the 1999-2000 field season. Geochemical data are in tab-delimited ASCII and Excel formats. Backscattered electron images of tephra samples are in TIFF format. Data are available via ftp.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -81.0   S: -81.0   E: -148.0   W: -148.0
  N: -77.8   S: -77.8   E: 158.71   W: 158.71

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Dunbar, N.
Dataset Title: Tephra in Siple and Taylor Dome Ice Cores
Dataset Series Name: NSIDC-0110
Dataset Release Date: 2002-06-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-12-31
Data Set Progress
Data Center
NSIDC Antarctic Glaciological Data Center Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 139 - 890 MB
Distribution Format: TIFF
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Contact Address:
New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources
Earth and Environmental Science Department
New Mexico Tech
City: Socorro
Province or State: NM
Postal Code: 87801-4796
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Dunbar, N., G. Zielinski, and D. Voisins. 2002. Tephra layers in the Siple and Taylor Dome Ice Cores, Antarctica: Correlations and sources. In press. Dunbar, N., R. Esser, and W. McIntosh. 1998. Englacial tephra layers in West Antarctica: Implications for the history of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. Antarctic Journal of the U.S. 33. Dunbar, N., R. Esser, W. McIntosh, P. Kyle, and G. Zielinski. ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-06-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-11-23