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Siple Dome Ice Core Age-Depth Scales

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Entry ID

NSIDC-0130

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.

Nereson's 'Age Versus Depth' plot shows the results of the calculations published in her paper on predicted age-depth scales (Nereson, N.A., E.D. Waddington, C.F. Raymond, and H.P. Jacobson. 1996. Predicted Age-Depth Scales for Siple Dome and Inland WAIS Ice Cores in West Antarctica.Geophys. Res. Let., 23(22): 3163-3166.).

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: -81°     S: -81°     E: -149°     W: -149°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Nadine Nereson
Dataset Title: Siple Dome Ice Core Age-Depth Scales
Dataset Release Date: 2003-09-09
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0130.html
Dataset DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N5T151KD

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 1996-01-01
Stop Date: 1996-12-31

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT ANTARCTICA

Science Keywords

  • Cryosphere Glaciers/Ice Sheets Glacier Thickness/Ice Sheet Thickness
  • Cryosphere Glaciers/Ice Sheets Ice Sheets
  • Cryosphere Snow/Ice Ice Depth/Thickness
  • Cryosphere Snow/Ice Snow Depth
  • Cryosphere Snow/Ice Snow Stratigraphy
  • Paleoclimate Ice Core Records
  • Terrestrial Hydrosphere Glaciers/Ice Sheets Glacier Thickness/Ice Sheet Thickness
  • Terrestrial Hydrosphere Glaciers/Ice Sheets Ice Sheets
  • Terrestrial Hydrosphere Snow/Ice Ice Depth/Thickness
  • Terrestrial Hydrosphere Snow/Ice Snow Depth
  • Terrestrial Hydrosphere Snow/Ice Snow Stratigraphy

Ancillary Keywords

  • AGDC
  • Antarctica
  • Density
  • Glaciology
  • Ice Core
  • Ice Sheet
  • NSIDC
  • shallow core
  • Siple
  • Siple Coast
  • Siple Dome
  • Snow
  • stratigraphy
  • WAIS
  • WAISCORES

Platform

  • GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
  • GROUND STATIONS

Instrument

  • CORING DEVICES

Project

  • WAISCORES West Antarctic Ice Sheet Cores

Data Set Progress

complete

Data Center

National Snow and Ice Data Center
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

Data Center Personnel

Name: NSIDC User Services
Phone: 1 303 492-6199
Fax: 1 303 492-2468
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
Contact Address:

  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Antarctic Glaciological Data Center
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/agdc/

Data Center Personnel

Name: AGDC User Services
Phone: 1 303 492-6199 x
Fax: 1 303 492-2468 x
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
Contact Address:

  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Distribution

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 25 KB
Distribution Format: Joint Photographic Expert Group (JPEG) (.jpg)

Personnel

Nadine A. Nereson
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 1 206 543-0162
Email: nadine@geophys.washington.edu
Contact Address:

  • University of Washington
  • Department of Earth and Space Sciences
  • Box 35130
  • University of Washington

City: Seattle
Province or State: WA
Postal Code: 98195-1310
Country: USA

NSIDC User Services
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 1 303 492-6199 x
Fax: 1 303 492-2468 x
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
Contact Address:

  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Related URL

VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
WAISCORES

Reference

Nereson, N.A.,H.P. Jacobson, C.F. Raymond, E.D. Waddington. 1996. Predicted age-deth scales for Siple Dome and inland WAIS ice cores in west Antarctica. Geophysical Research Letters 23(22). 3163-3166.

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2003-09-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-14

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