Geochemical analyses and images of tephra and other particulate samples from the Law Dome Ice Core
Entry ID: Law_Dome_Tephra

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Abstract: This data set contains geochemical information and backscattered electron
images of particulate material sampled from the Law Dome ice core. Some of
this material is volcanic ash, and other samples contain terrestrial dust
consisting mainly of quartz, feldspar, mica and clay minerals. The geochemical
information provided is based on electron microprobe analysis polished samples
of particulate material.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -62.83   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 700
Paleo Stop Date: 0
Chrono Unit:
Originating Center
Data Center
National Snow and Ice 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
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Phone: (505) 835-5783
Email: nelia at
Contact Address:
New Mexico Bureau of Mines & Mineral Resources
Earth and Environmental Science Department
New Mexico Tech
801 Leroy Place
City: Socorro
Province or State: NM
Postal Code: 87801-4796
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-08-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-01-08
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