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Light Absorption Coefficients for Soluble Species in Snow, Dome C, Antarctica

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Entry ID

NSIDC-0519

Summary

This data set contains light absorption coefficients for soluble chromophores (light-absorbing chemicals) and concentrations of hydrogen peroxide (HOOH) and nitrate (NO3-) in ten snow samples that were collected in 2003 at Dome C, Antarctica.

Data are available via FTP.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: -75.1°     S: -75.1°     E: -123.3°     W: -123.3°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Cort Anastasio and Tony Robles
Dataset Title: Light Absorption Coefficients for Soluble Species in Snow, Dome C, Antarctica
Dataset Release Date: 2012-06-26
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0519.html
Dataset DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N5MS3QP0

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 2003-01-01
Stop Date: 2003-01-31

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT ANTARCTICA
  • GEOGRAPHIC REGION POLAR

Science Keywords

  • Cryosphere Glaciers/Ice Sheets
  • Cryosphere Snow/Ice
  • Cryosphere Snow/Ice Snow/Ice Chemistry
  • Terrestrial Hydrosphere Snow/Ice
  • Terrestrial Hydrosphere Snow/Ice Snow/Ice Chemistry

Ancillary Keywords

  • Antarctic
  • Antarctica
  • East Antarctic
  • Snow
  • Snow Chemistry
  • Snow Properties
  • Snow Samples

ISO Topic Category (View Definitions)

  • Climatology/Meteorology/Atmosphere

Platform

  • LABORATORY

Instrument

  • HPLC High-Performance Liquid Chromatograph
  • ION CHROMATOGRAPHS
  • SPECTROPHOTOMETERS

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: 32 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 9 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)

Personnel

Cort Anastasio
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 1 530 754-6095
Email: canastasio@ucdavis.edu
Contact Address:

  • University of California, Davis
  • Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources
  • 1 Shields Avenue

City: Davis
Province or State: California
Postal Code: 95616
Country: USA

Tony Robles
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:

  • University of California, Davis
  • Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources
  • 1 Shields Avenue

City: Davis
Province or State: California
Postal Code: 95616
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

Reference

Anastasio C. and T. Robles. 2007. Light Absorption by Soluble Chemical Species in Arctic and Antarctic Snow, Journal of Geophysical Research, 112(D24304), doi: 10.1029/2007JD008695.

Robles, A., D. Paige, and C. Anastasio. 2006. Lens-Coupled Liquid Core Waveguide for Ultraviolet-Visible Absorption Spectroscopy, Review of Scientific Instruments, 77(073103), doi: 10.1063/1.2219973.

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2012-06-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-03-20

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ISO HTML

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 19115:2003 Geographic Information Metadata

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