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Twenty-Three Century-scale Ice Core Records of Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2) from West Antarctica
Entry ID: NSIDC-0392


Summary
Abstract: This data set contains sub-annually resolved concentrations of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), snow, firn and ice from 23 sites on the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS).

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Description: Antarctic Glaciological Data Center web pages

Geographic Coverage
 N: -76.0 S: -90.0  E: -84.0  W: -124.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Creator: Bales, R., M. Frey, and J. McConnell.
Dataset Title: Twenty-Three Century-scale Ice Core Records of Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2) from West Antarctica
Dataset Series Name: NSIDC-0392
Dataset Release Date: 2009-06-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
Online Resource: http://www.usap-dc.org/view/dataset/609392


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-11-20
Stop Date: 2003-01-15


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA


Science Keywords
CRYOSPHERE >GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS >FIRN    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS >ICE SHEETS    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SNOW/ICE    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW/ICE CHEMISTRY    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SNOW/ICE    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW/ICE CHEMISTRY    [Definition]


Platform
FIELD INVESTIGATION    [Information]
FIELD SURVEYS    [Information]
LABORATORY    [Information]


Instrument
FLUORESCENCE SPECTROSCOPY    [Information]
GAS SENSORS


Project
US-ITASE >United States - International Trans Antarctic Scientific Expedition    [Information]


Keywords
Antarctic
Antarctica
Antarctic Ice Sheet
Hydrogen Peroxide
Ice Core
Ice Core Chemistry
Ice Core Data
Ice Core Gas Records
Ice Cores
Polar Firn Air
Shallow Firn Air
Snow Chemistry
U.S. ITASE
WAIS
West Antarctica
West Antarctic Ice Sheet


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Originating Center
AGDC



Distribution
Distribution_Media: FTP
Distribution_Size: 4.4 MB
Distribution_Format: ASCII Text (.txt)


Publications/References
Frey, M. M., R. C. Bales, and J. R. McConnell. 2006. Climate Sensitivity of the Century-Scale Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2) Record Preserved in 23 Ice Cores from West Antarctica. J. Geophys. Res., 111(D21301), doi:10.1029/2005JD006816.
Steig, E. J., P. A. Mayewski, D. Dixon, S. Kaspari, M. M. Frey, D. P. Schneider, S. A. Arcone, and G. S. Hamilton. 2005. High-Resolution Ice Cores from US ITASE (West Antarctica): Development and Validation of Chronologies and Determination of Precision and Accuracy. Annals of Glaciology, 41:77?84.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24



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