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Annual Layers at Siple Dome, Antarctica, from Borehole Optical Stratigraphy
Entry ID: NSIDC-0515_1

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Researchers gathered data on annual snow layers at Siple Dome, Antarctica, using borehole optical stratigraphy. This data set contains annual layer depths and firn optical brightness. The brightness log is a record of reflectivity of the firn, and peaks in brightness are interpreted to be fine-grained high-density winter snow, as part of the wind slab depth-hoar couplet.

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Description: NSF Award Abstract.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Waddington, E. D., R. L. Hawley, R. Alley, and K. C. Taylor.
Dataset Title: Annual Layers at Siple Dome, Antarctica, from Borehole Optical Stratigraphy
Dataset Series Name: NSIDC-0515
Dataset Release Date: 2012-04-15T00:00:00.000Z
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/609515
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-12-15T00:00:00.000Z
Stop Date: 2001-11-15T23:59:59.999Z
Data Set Progress
Data Center
United States Antarctic Program Data Center
Data Center URL: http://www.usap-dc.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: Data Manager
Email: info at usap-dc.org
Contact Address:
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
61 Route 9W
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Edwin D. Waddington
Contact Address:
Box 351310
Seattle, Washington 98195-1310
City: Seattle
Province or State: Washington
Postal Code: 98195-1310
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-04-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-07-20