West Antarctica Ice Core and Climate Model Data

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Entry ID

NSIDC-0536

Summary

This data set includes ice core water isotope data from Antarctic ice cores covering the last 200 to 2000 years.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: -65°     S: -90°     E: 180°     W: -180°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Steig, E. J.
Dataset Title: West Antarctica Ice Core and Climate Model Data
Dataset Release Date: 2013-03-13
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0536.html
Dataset DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N5QJ7F8B

Paleo Temporal Coverage

Paleo Start Date: 2000 BP
Paleo Stop Date: 2010

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT ANTARCTICA

Science Keywords

  • Paleoclimate Ice Core Records Isotopes Ice Core
  • Paleoclimate Ocean/Lake Records Oxygen Isotopes

Ancillary Keywords

  • Deuterium Excess
  • Deuterium Isotopes

ISO Topic Category (View Definitions)

  • Climatology/Meteorology/Atmosphere

Platform

  • GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS

Instrument

  • CORING DEVICES

Project

  • NSF/OPP Division of Polar Programs, Antarctic Research, Glaciology

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: 1.79 MB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)

Personnel

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

Steig E. J., Q Ding, J. C. W. White, M. Küttel, S. B. Rupper, T. A. Neumann, P. Neff, A. Gallant, P. A. Mayewski, D. C. Taylor, G. Hoffmann, D. A. Dixon, S. Schoenemann, B. Markle, D. P. Schneider, T. J. Fudge, A. J. Schauer, R. P. Teel, B. Vaughn, L. Burgener, J. Williams, and E. Korotkikh. In press. Assessing the Significance of Recent Climate and Ice Sheet Change in West Antarctica. Nature Geoscience.

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2013-03-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-12-17

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