Antarctic and Greenland Climate Change Comparison

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Entry ID

NSIDC-0253

Summary

This data set compares global atmospheric concentration of methane from ice cores taken on the ice sheets of Antarctica and Greenland. The data come from multiple ice cores on each continent, including Greenland Ice Core Project (GRIP) and Greenland Ice Sheet Project (GISP) ice cores and the Byrd and Vostok cores from Antarctica.

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT ANTARCTICA
  • GEOGRAPHIC REGION POLAR

Science Keywords

  • Cryosphere Snow/Ice Snow Density
  • Cryosphere Snow/Ice Snow Stratigraphy
  • Paleoclimate Ice Core Records
  • Paleoclimate Ice Core Records Carbon Dioxide
  • Paleoclimate Ice Core Records Ions
  • Paleoclimate Ice Core Records Isotopes
  • Paleoclimate Ice Core Records Methane
  • Paleoclimate Ice Core Records Nitrous Oxide
  • Paleoclimate Ice Core Records Volcanic Deposits
  • Terrestrial Hydrosphere Snow/Ice Snow Density
  • Terrestrial Hydrosphere Snow/Ice Snow Stratigraphy

Platform

  • GROUND STATIONS

Instrument

  • CORING DEVICES

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

Personnel

Thomas Blunier
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:

  • Princeton University

Ed Brook
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:

  • Washington State University

Jerome Chappellaz
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:

  • CNRS

City: Grenoble
Country: France

Bernhard Stauffer
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:

  • University of Bern

City: Bern
Country: Switzerland

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2004-08-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-10-10

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