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WAISCORES: Deep Ice Coring in West Antarctica
Entry ID: NSIDC-0120

Abstract: The WAISCORES project is part of the National Science Foundation Office of Polar Programs' West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) initiative, which is aimed at understanding the influence of the West Antarctic ice sheet on climate and sea level change.
WAISCORES researchers acquired and analyzed ice cores from the Siple Dome, in the Siple Coast region, West Antarctica. These cores allow researchers to ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -81.0   S: -81.0   E: -149.0   W: -149.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Gregg Lamorey
Dataset Title: WAISCORES: Deep Ice Coring in West Antarctica
Dataset Series Name: NSIDC-0120
Dataset Release Date: 2002-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-01-01
Stop Date: 1999-12-31
Location Keywords
CORING DEVICES Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 154 MB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24