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Mount Logan Ice Core Isotope and Accumulation Data, NOAA/NCDC/WDC Paleoclimatology
Entry ID: NOAA_NCDC_PALEO_2002-79

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Abstract: This data set consists of a 301-year snow accumulation record from
from Mount Logan, Yukon Territory, Canada.

Snow accumulation is in meters, water equivalent, Estimated error +/-
0.05 m (max).

The data have been updated from original 1980 core, in 1981, 1986,
1988 and 2000.


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Caption:  Annual snow accumulation 1700-2000
Description:  Annual snow accumulation 1700-2000

Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 60.62   S: 60.62   E: -140.51   W: -140.51
Min Altitude: 0 M Max Altitude: 5340 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Moore, G.W.K., G. Holdsworth, and K. Alverson
Dataset Title: Mount Logan Ice Core Isotope and Accumulation Data
Dataset Release Date: November 2002
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: IGBP PAGES/World Data Center Paleoclimatology
Issue Identification: IGBP PAGES/WDC Paleoclimatology Contribution #2002-079
Other Citation Details: NOAA/NCDC Paleoclimatology Program, Boulder CO, USA
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1736-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-12-31
Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 300 ybp
Paleo Stop Date: 0 ybp
Chrono Unit:
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: annual
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
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Originating Center
Data Center
World Data Center for Paleoclimatology, Boulder Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: Data Contribution Series #2002-79

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 497-6160
Fax: +1 (303) 497-6513
Email: paleo at
Contact Address:
World Data Center for Paleoclimatology
325 Broadway
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80303
Country: USA
Distribution Media: online ftp, www
Distribution Format: ascii
Fees: none
Contact Address:
Department of Physics
University of Toronto
City: Toronto
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: M5S 1A7
Country: Canada
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Moore, G.W.K., G. Holdsworth, and K. Alverson, 2002, Climate change in
the North Pacific region over the past three centuries Nature, 420,
6914, 401-403 (28 November 2002); doi:10.1038/nature01229

Holdsworth, G., H.R. Krouse and M. Nosal, 1992, Ice core climate
signals from Mount Logan, Yukon A.D. 1700-1897, In: Climate Since
A.D. 1500. Raymond S. Bradley and ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-04-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05