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Microparticle, Conductivity, and Density Measurements from the WAIS Divide Deep Ice Core, Antarctica

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Metadata Entity Set Information:

Language:

eng; usa

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Value: UTF8
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Hierarchy Level:

Value: dataset
CodeList: MD_ScopeCode

Hierarchy Level Name:

Microparticle, Conductivity, and Density Measurements from the WAIS Divide Deep Ice Core, 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
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Date Stamp:

2014-07-28

Metadata Standard Name:

ISO 19115 Geographic Information - Metadata First Edition

Metadata Standard Version:

ISO 19115:2003

Dataset URI:

http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0499.html

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Data Identification Information:

Citation:

Citation Information:

Title: Microparticle, Conductivity, and Density Measurements from the WAIS Divide Deep Ice Core, Antarctica
Date:
Date: 2011
Date Type:
Value: publication
CodeList: CI_DateTypeCode
Edition Date: 2011-10-01
Identifier: NSIDC-0499
Identifier: http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N5K07264
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
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Abstract:

This data set includes microparticle concentration, electrical conductivity, and density measurements from the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) Divide deep ice core, WDC06A. Microparticle concentration data are reported as total particles per ml of meltwater. Concentration was measured using a laser detector and the University of Maine WAIS Melt Monitor system. Conductivity is measured in micro-Siemens per cm (uS/cm). Density data were collected on 3 by 3 by 100 cm sticks from the WDC06A core, using the Maine Automated Density Gauge Experiment (MADGE). Density data span 0 to 160 m in depth, while the particle and conductivity measurements span the upper 577 m of the core. Data are available via FTP in ASCII text format (.txt).

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.

Kreutz, K., B. Koffman, D. Breton, and G. Hamilton.. 2011. Microparticle, Conductivity, and Density Measurements from the WAIS Divide Deep Ice Core, Antarctica. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N5K07264.

Status:

Value: complete
CodeList: MD_ProgressCode

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
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Gordon S. Hamilton
Organization Name: Climate Change Institute
Contact:

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: Climate Change Institute
City: Orono
Administrative Area: ME
Postal Code: 04469-5790
Country: USA
Email: gordon.hamilton@maine.edu

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Daniel Breton
Organization Name: University of Maine
Contact:

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: 120 Bennett Hall
City: Orono
Administrative Area: Maine
Postal Code: 04469
Country: USA

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Bess Koffman
Organization Name: University of Maine
Contact:

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: 236 Sawyer Hall
City: Orono
Administrative Area: Maine
Postal Code: 04469
Country: USA

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

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 Role:

Value: pointOfContact
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Maintenance Information:

Maintenance and Update Frequency:

Value: asNeeded
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Update Scope:

Value: dataset
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Value: series
CodeList: MD_ScopeCode

Value: attribute
CodeList: MD_ScopeCode

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
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Descriptive Keywords:

Keywords

Keyword: Continent > Antarctica
Keyword: Geographic Region > Polar
Keyword Type:
Value: place
CodeList: MD_KeywordTypeCode
Keyword Thesaurus:

Citation Information:

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

Keywords

Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Ice Sheets
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Snow/Ice > Snow/Ice Chemistry
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Paleoclimate > Ice Core Records
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Paleoclimate > Ice Core Records > Electrical Properties
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Paleoclimate > Ice Core Records > Ions
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Paleoclimate > Ice Core Records > Isotopes
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Paleoclimate > Ice Core Records > Particulate Matter
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Snow/Ice > Snow/Ice Chemistry
Keyword Type:
Value: discipline
CodeList: MD_KeywordTypeCode
Keyword Thesaurus:

Citation Information:

Title: NASA / GCMD Science Keywords
Date:
Date: 2008-02-05
Date Type:
Value: revision
CodeList: CI_DateTypeCode

Keywords

Keyword: WAISCORES > West Antarctic Ice Sheet Cores
Keyword Type:
Value: theme
CodeList: MD_KeywordTypeCode
Keyword Thesaurus:

Citation Information:

Title: NASA / GCMD Project Keywords
Date:
Date: 2008-01-24
Date Type:
Value: revision
CodeList: CI_DateTypeCode

Keywords

Keyword: Antarctica
Keyword: Ice Core
Keyword: Ice Core Chemistry
Keyword: Ice Core Data
Keyword: Ice Cores
Keyword: microparticles
Keyword: WAIS
Keyword: West Antarctica
Keyword Type:
Value: theme
CodeList: MD_KeywordTypeCode

Dataset Constraints:

Legal Constraints:

Access Constraints:

Value: otherRestrictions
CodeList: MD_RestrictionCode

Use Constraints:

Value: otherRestrictions
CodeList: MD_RestrictionCode

Other Constraints:

Access Constraints : none

Use Constraints : none

Language:

eng; usa

Character Set:

Value: UTF8
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Topic Category:

Value: climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
CodeList: MD_topicCategoryCode

Extent Information:

Spatial Temporal Extent:

Geographic Element:

Bounding Coordinates:

 

Westbound Longitude: -112.088333
Eastbound Longitude: 112.088333
Southbound Latitude: -79.482778
Northbound Latitude: -79.482778

Temporal Element:

Time Period:

Begin Position: 20060101
End Position: 20061231

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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: ASCII Text (.txt)
Specification: FTP 23 MB

Digital Transfer Options:

Online Transfer Options:

Online Resources:

Linkage: ftp://sidads.colorado.edu/pub/DATASETS/AGDC/nsidc0499_kreutz_V01/
Description: Data Access URL
Function:

Value: download
CodeList: CI_OnLineFunctionCode

Linkage: http://nsidc.org/data/docs/agdc/nsidc0499_kreutz/index.html
Description: Documentation URL
Function:

Value: information
CodeList: CI_OnLineFunctionCode

Offline Transfer Options:

Offline Resources:

Name:

Value: onLine
CodeList: MD_MediumNameCode
Density: 23
Density Units: B
Medium Name: FTP

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Data Acquisition Information:

Instrument Information:

Platform Information:

Platform:

Name: FIELD INVESTIGATION
Description: satellite
Instrument:

Platform:

Name: LABORATORY
Description: satellite
Instrument:

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Metadata Views

ISO Text-Only

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in plain text

ISO XML

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in Extensible Markup Language (XML)

DIF HTML

NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Directory Interchange Format (DIF)

FGDC HTML

U.S. Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (CSDGM)