Entry_ID: NSIDC-0086
Entry_Title: South Pole Snow Pit, 1988 and 1989
Group: Data_Set_Citation
   Dataset_Creator: Sallie Whitlow and Paul Mayewski
   Dataset_Title: South Pole Snow Pit, 1988 and 1989
   Dataset_Release_Date: 2004-06-24
   Dataset_Release_Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
   Dataset_Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
   Online_Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0086.html
   Dataset DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N5T43R0R
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Group: Personnel
   Role: Investigator
   First_Name: Sallie
   Last_Name: Whitlow
   Email: siw@unh.edu
   Phone: 1 603 862-4129 
   Group: Contact_Address
      Address: University of New Hampshire
      Address: Climate Change Research Center
      Address: Morse Hall, Room 356
      Address: EOS - UNH
      Address: 39 College Road
      City: Durham
      Province_or_State: NH
      Postal_Code: 03824
      Country: USA
   End_Group
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Group: Personnel
   Role: Investigator
   First_Name: Paul
   Middle_Name: A.
   Last_Name: Mayewski
   Email: paul.mayewski@maine.edu
   Email: climatechange@maine.edu
   Phone: 1 207 581-3019 x
   Group: Contact_Address
      Address: Climate Change Institute
      Address: Department of Earth Sciences
      Address: University of Maine
      City: Orono
      Province_or_State: ME
      Postal_Code: 04469
      Country: USA
   End_Group
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Group: Personnel
   Role: Technical Contact
   First_Name: NSIDC
   Last_Name: User Services
   Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
   Phone: 1 303 492-6199 x
   Fax: 1 303  492-2468 x
   Group: Contact_Address
      Address: National Snow and Ice Data Center
      Address: CIRES, 449 UCB
      Address: University of Colorado
      City: Boulder
      Province_or_State: CO
      Postal_Code: 80309-0449
      Country: USA
   End_Group
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Cryosphere
   Term: Snow/Ice
   Variable_Level_1: Snow/Ice Chemistry
   Detailed_Variable: Snow Pit Major Ion Chemistry
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Cryosphere
   Term: Snow/Ice
   Variable_Level_1: Snow/Ice Chemistry
   Detailed_Variable: Snow Pit Oxygen Isotopes
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Terrestrial Hydrosphere
   Term: Snow/Ice
   Variable_Level_1: Snow/Ice Chemistry
   Detailed_Variable: Snow Pit Major Ion Chemistry
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Terrestrial Hydrosphere
   Term: Snow/Ice
   Variable_Level_1: Snow/Ice Chemistry
   Detailed_Variable: Snow Pit Oxygen Isotopes
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ISO_Topic_Category: Climatology/Meteorology/Atmosphere
ISO_Topic_Category: Geoscientific Information
Keyword: AGDC
Keyword: Antarctic
Keyword: Glaciology
Keyword: Ion Chemistry
Keyword: NSIDC
Keyword: Oxygen Isotopes
Keyword: Snow Pits
Group: Temporal_Coverage
   Start_Date: 1988-11-01
   Stop_Date: 1989-01-31
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Data_Set_Progress: complete
Group: Spatial_Coverage
   Southernmost_Latitude: -90
   Northernmost_Latitude: -90
   Westernmost_Longitude: -180
   Easternmost_Longitude: -180
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Group: Location
   Location_Category: CONTINENT
   Location_Type: ANTARCTICA
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Group: Location
   Location_Category: GEOGRAPHIC REGION
   Location_Type: POLAR
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Data_Set_Language: English
Group: Data_Center
   Data_Center_Name: NSIDC > National Snow and Ice Data Center
   Data_Center_URL: http://nsidc.org
   Group: Personnel
      Role: Data Center Contact
      First_Name: NSIDC
      Last_Name: User Services
      Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
      Phone: 1 303 492-6199 
      Fax: 1 303  492-2468 
      Group: Contact_Address
         Address: National Snow and Ice Data Center
         Address: CIRES, 449 UCB
         Address: University of Colorado
         City: Boulder
         Province_or_State: CO
         Postal_Code: 80309-0449
         Country: USA
      End_Group
   End_Group
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Group: Data_Center
   Data_Center_Name: AGDC > Antarctic Glaciological Data Center
   Data_Center_URL: http://nsidc.org/agdc/
   Group: Personnel
      Role: Data Center Contact
      First_Name: AGDC
      Last_Name: User Services
      Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
      Phone: 1 303 492-6199 x
      Fax: 1 303  492-2468 x
      Group: Contact_Address
         Address: National Snow and Ice Data Center
         Address: CIRES, 449 UCB
         Address: University of Colorado
         City: Boulder
         Province_or_State: CO
         Postal_Code: 80309-0449
         Country: USA
      End_Group
   End_Group
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Group: Data_Center
   Data_Center_Name: NOAA @ NSIDC > National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
   Data_Center_URL: http://nsidc.org/noaa/
   Group: Personnel
      Role: Data Center Contact
      First_Name: NOAA
      Last_Name: User Services
      Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
      Phone: 1 303 492-6199 x
      Fax: 1 303  492-2468 x
      Group: Contact_Address
         Address: National Snow and Ice Data Center
         Address: CIRES, 449 UCB
         Address: University of Colorado
         City: Boulder
         Province_or_State: CO
         Postal_Code: 80309-0449
         Country: USA
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   End_Group
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Group: Distribution
   Distribution_Media: FTP
   Distribution_Size: 40 KB
   Distribution_Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
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Group: Reference

   Dibb, J., P.A. Mayewski, C. Buck and S. Drummey. 1990. Beta radiation from 
   snow. Nature, 344:25.

   Mayewski P.A. and M. R. Legrand. 1990. Recent increase in nitrate 
   concentration of Antarctic snow. Nature, 346:258-260.

   Whitlow, S., P.A. Mayewski and J. E. Dibb. 1992. A comparison of major 
   chemical species seasonal concentration and accumulation at the South Pole and 
   Summit, Greenland. Atmos. Environ. 26A:2,045-2,054.

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Group: Summary

   Information from 6-meter snow pits dug close to the South Pole in austral 
   summer 1988-1989 by the Glacier Research Group of the University of New 
   Hampshire (location - 38 km on grid 90 from South Pole station - eastern 
   margin of clean air sector) are available.

   Major ion chemistry (Na, K, Mg, Ca, Cl, NO3, SO4), oxygen isotopes (I8O), 
   H2O2, and beta from a 6-meter snow pit covering the period 1955 to 1989 are 
   included. Major ion chemistry for a series of surface snow samples were also 
   collected on the traverse to the pit.

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IDN_Node: USA/NOAA
Metadata_Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata_Version: 9.7
DIF_Creation_Date: 2004-06-24
Last_DIF_Revision_Date: 2014-03-14
DIF_Revision_History: Removed USADCC logo for Search cleanup.