Late Holocene Climate Variability, Dry Valleys, Antarctica

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eng; usa

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Hierarchy Level Name:

Late Holocene Climate Variability, Dry Valleys, Antarctica

Contact:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: CIRES, 449 UCB
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

Contact Role:

Value: pointOfContact
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Date Stamp:

2014-09-02

Metadata Standard Name:

ISO 19115 Geographic Information - Metadata First Edition

Metadata Standard Version:

ISO 19115:2003

Dataset URI:

http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0399.html

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Data Identification Information:

Citation:

Citation Information:

Title: Late Holocene Climate Variability, Dry Valleys, Antarctica
Date:
Date: 2009
Date Type:
Value: publication
CodeList: CI_DateTypeCode
Edition Date: 2009-07-01
Identifier: NSIDC-0399
Identifier: http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N5FF3Q92
Cited Responsible Party:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

Contact Role:

Value: custodian
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: AGDC User Services
Organization Name: Antarctic Glaciological Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org/agdc/

Contact Role:

Value: custodian
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Abstract:

This data set includes high-resolution ice core records from the Dry Valleys region of Antarctica, and provides interpretations of interannual to decadal-scale climate variability during the last 2000 years (late Holocene). Intermediate-length ice cores (100 to 200 meters) were drilled at four sites along transects in the Taylor and Wright valleys, and analyzed for stable isotopes and major ions. The data set includes high-resolution ice core data for each study site. It also includes mass balance, borehole temperature, and snowpit data for each site, and Global Positioning System (GPS) velocity data for some of the sites. Snow pit data from three additional sites in the same region is also available. Data are available via FTP, in Microsoft Excel (.xls), ASCII text (.txt), and Microsoft Word (.doc) file formats.

Purpose:

Scientific Research

Credit:

The following example shows how to cite the use of this data set in a publication. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Karl Kreutz. 2009. Late Holocene Climate Variability, Dry Valleys, Antarctica. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N5FF3Q92.

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Value: complete
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Point of Contact:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Karl Kreutz
Organization Name: University of Maine
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 207 581-3011

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: 236 Sawyer Environmental Research Center
City: Orono
Administrative Area: ME
Postal Code: 04469
Country: USA
Email: karl.kreutz@maine.edu

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
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Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Paul A. Mayewski
Organization Name: Climate Change Institute
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 207 581-3019 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: University of Maine
City: Orono
Administrative Area: ME
Postal Code: 04469
Country: USA
Email: paul.mayewski@maine.edu

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
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Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: CIRES, 449 UCB
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

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Contact:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: CIRES, 449 UCB
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

Contact Role:

Value: pointOfContact
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Descriptive Keywords:

Keywords

Keyword: Continent > Antarctica
Keyword Type:
Value: place
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Keyword Thesaurus:

Citation Information:

Title: NASA / GCMD Location Keywords
Date:
Date: 2008-02-05
Date Type:
Value: revision
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Keywords

Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Glaciers/Ice Sheets
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Glaciers
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Ice Sheets
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Snow/Ice
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Snow/Ice > Snow/Ice Chemistry
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Snow/Ice > Snow/Ice Temperature
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Snow/Ice
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Snow/Ice > Snow/Ice Chemistry
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Snow/Ice > Snow/Ice Temperature
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Title: NASA / GCMD Science Keywords
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Date: 2008-02-05
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Keywords

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Citation Information:

Title: None
Date:
Date: 2008-01-24
Date Type:
Value: revision
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Keywords

Keyword: AWS Climate Data
Keyword: Climate
Keyword: Climate Research
Keyword: Climate Variation
Keyword: GPS
Keyword: Ice Cores
Keyword: Paleoclimate
Keyword Type:
Value: theme
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Dataset Constraints:

Legal Constraints:

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Use Constraints:

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Other Constraints:

Access Constraints : none

Use Constraints : none

Language:

eng; usa

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Value: UTF8
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Topic Category:

Value: climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
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Extent Information:

Spatial Temporal Extent:

Geographic Element:

Bounding Coordinates:

 

Westbound Longitude: 161.04
Eastbound Longitude: 163.03
Southbound Latitude: -78.08
Northbound Latitude: -77.3

Temporal Element:

Time Period:

Begin Position: 20031018
End Position: 20051215

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Distribution Information:

Distributor Information:

Distributor Contact:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

Contact Role:

Value: custodian
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: AGDC User Services
Organization Name: Antarctic Glaciological Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org/agdc/

Contact Role:

Value: custodian
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Distribution Format(s):

Data File Format:

Name: Microsoft Word
Specification: FTP 1.5 MB

Data File Format:

Name: Microsoft Excel
Specification: FTP 15 MB

Data File Format:

Name: ASCII Text (.txt)
Specification: FTP 5 MB

Digital Transfer Options:

Online Transfer Options:

Online Resources:

Linkage: ftp://sidads.colorado.edu/pub/DATASETS/AGDC/kreutz_nsidc_0399/
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Function:

Value: download
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Linkage: http://nsidc.org/data/docs/agdc/nsidc0399_kreutz/index.html
Description: Documentation URL
Function:

Value: information
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Offline Transfer Options:

Offline Resources:

Name:

Value: onLine
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Density: 1.5
Density Units: B
Medium Name: FTP

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Data Acquisition Information:

Instrument Information:

Instrument:

Name: AWS > Automated Weather System
Type: sensor

Instrument:

Name: GPS > Global Positioning System
Type: sensor

Instrument:

Name: HUMIDITY SENSORS
Type: sensor

Instrument:

Name: PRESSURE SENSORS
Type: sensor

Instrument:

Name: TEMPERATURE SENSORS
Type: sensor

Platform Information:

Platform:

Name: FIELD INVESTIGATION
Description: satellite
Instrument: N/A

Platform:

Name: FIELD SURVEYS
Description: satellite
Instrument: N/A

Platform:

Name: GPS > Global Positioning System Satellites
Description: satellite
Instrument: N/A

Platform:

Name: LABORATORY
Description: satellite
Instrument: N/A

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