Entry_ID: NSIDC-0127
Entry_Title: Digital Images of Thin Sections from Siple Dome
Group: Data_Set_Citation
   Dataset_Creator: Joan Fitzpatrick
   Dataset_Title: Digital Images of Thin Sections from Siple Dome
   Dataset_Release_Date: 2003-05-14
   Dataset_Release_Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
   Dataset_Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
   Online_Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0127.html
   Dataset DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N59Z92T4
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Group: Personnel
   Role: Investigator
   First_Name: Joan
   Last_Name: Fitzpatrick
   Email: jfitz@usgs.gov
   Phone: 1 303 202-4828 
   Group: Contact_Address
      Address: United States Geological Survey
      Address: MS-980 Box 25046
      Address: Denver Federal Center
      Address: United States Geological Survey
      City: Denver
      Province_or_State: CO
      Postal_Code: 80225
      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: Glaciers/Ice Sheets
   Variable_Level_1: Glacier Thickness/Ice Sheet Thickness
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Cryosphere
   Term: Glaciers/Ice Sheets
   Variable_Level_1: Ice Sheets
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Cryosphere
   Term: Snow/Ice
   Variable_Level_1: Ice Depth/Thickness
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Cryosphere
   Term: Snow/Ice
   Variable_Level_1: Snow Density
End_Group
Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Cryosphere
   Term: Snow/Ice
   Variable_Level_1: Snow Depth
End_Group
Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Cryosphere
   Term: Snow/Ice
   Variable_Level_1: Snow/Ice Chemistry
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Paleoclimate
   Term: Ice Core Records
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Paleoclimate
   Term: Ice Core Records
   Variable_Level_1: Ice Core Air Bubbles
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Paleoclimate
   Term: Ice Core Records
   Variable_Level_1: Volcanic Deposits
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Terrestrial Hydrosphere
   Term: Glaciers/Ice Sheets
   Variable_Level_1: Glacier Thickness/Ice Sheet Thickness
End_Group
Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Terrestrial Hydrosphere
   Term: Glaciers/Ice Sheets
   Variable_Level_1: Ice Sheets
End_Group
Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Terrestrial Hydrosphere
   Term: Snow/Ice
   Variable_Level_1: Ice Depth/Thickness
End_Group
Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Terrestrial Hydrosphere
   Term: Snow/Ice
   Variable_Level_1: Snow Density
End_Group
Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Terrestrial Hydrosphere
   Term: Snow/Ice
   Variable_Level_1: Snow Depth
End_Group
Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Terrestrial Hydrosphere
   Term: Snow/Ice
   Variable_Level_1: Snow/Ice Chemistry
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Keyword: AGDC
Keyword: Antarctica
Keyword: chemical composition
Keyword: Density
Keyword: Glaciology
Keyword: Ice Core
Keyword: Ice Sheet
Keyword: NSIDC
Keyword: Photographs
Keyword: Siple
Keyword: Siple Coast
Keyword: Siple Dome
Keyword: Snow
Keyword: stratigraphy
Keyword: volcanic deposits
Keyword: WAIS
Keyword: WAISCORES
Sensor_Name: CORING DEVICES
Source_Name: GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
Source_Name: GROUND STATIONS
Group: Temporal_Coverage
   Start_Date: 1996-01-01
   Stop_Date: 1999-12-31
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Data_Set_Progress: complete
Group: Spatial_Coverage
   Southernmost_Latitude: -81
   Northernmost_Latitude: -81
   Westernmost_Longitude: -149
   Easternmost_Longitude: -149
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Group: Location
   Location_Category: CONTINENT
   Location_Type: ANTARCTICA
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Project: WAISCORES > West Antarctic Ice Sheet Cores
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: Distribution
   Distribution_Media: FTP
   Distribution_Size: 2.4 MB
   Distribution_Format: Joint Photographic Expert Group (JPEG) (.jpg)
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Group: Summary

   This data set is part of the WAISCORES project, an NSF-funded project to 
   understand the influence of the West Antarctic ice sheet on climate and sea 
   level change. WAISCORES researchers acquired and analyzed ice cores from the 
   Siple Dome, in the Siple Coast region, West Antarctica.

   This data set comprises low-resolution (72 dpi) jpg images of thin sections 
   from the Siple Dome ice core. The images were acquired during the 1997/1998 
   field season, from both the SDM-A, or main 13.2-cm, core and from the hot 
   water core recovered by Hermann Englehardt.  The data set includes both 
   vertical and horizontal thin sections. With one exception, all images were 
   recorded in cross-polarized light.  Two examples of archived high-resolution 
   (275 dpi) images are provided for direct comparison of the low- and 
   high-resolution images.

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Group: Related_URL
   Group: URL_Content_Type
      Type: VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
   End_Group
   URL: http://nsidc.org/data/waiscores/
   Description: WAISCORES Product Web Site
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Metadata_Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata_Version: 9.7
DIF_Creation_Date: 2003-05-14
Last_DIF_Revision_Date: 2014-03-14
DIF_Revision_History: Removed USADCC logo for Search cleanup.