Optical Logging for Dust and Microbes in Boreholes in Glacial IceEntry ID: NSIDC-0403
Abstract: This data set contains high-resolution logs of dust and microbes measured at the Siple Dome A borehole in Antarctica. The data were obtained using a newly developed optical borehole logger, which fits into a fluid-filled borehole in glacial ice. It can detect dust and microbes in ice out to several meters from the borehole, and measure optical properties of those particles. The data set contains information on depth and optical signal. Data are available via FTP in data file format (.dat).
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Bay, R.
Dataset Title: Optical Logging for Dust and Microbes in Boreholes in Glacial Ice
Dataset Series Name: NSIDC-0403
Dataset Release Date: 2009-07-29
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Dataset DOI: doi:10.7265/N59P2ZKBOnline Resource: http://www.usap-dc.org/view/dataset/609403
Start Date: 2001-11-01Stop Date: 2002-02-01
Start Date: 2000-11-01Stop Date: 2001-02-01
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 2.3 MB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
Bay, R. C., P. B. Price, G. D. Clow, and A. J. Gow. 2001. Climate logging with a new rapid optical technique at Siple Dome. Geophys. Res. Lett. 28(24), p. 4635-4638 .
Bay, R. C., N. E. Bramall, P. B. Price, G. D. Clow, R. L. Hawley, R. Udisti, and E. Castellano. 2006. Globally synchronous ice core volcanic tracers and abrupt cooling during the last glacial period. J. Geophys. Res. 111 (D11108) doi:10.1029/2005JD006306.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-07-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24