Entry_ID: NSIDC-0536
Entry_Title: West Antarctica Ice Core and Climate Model Data
Group: 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
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Group: Personnel
   Role: Technical Contact
   First_Name: NSIDC
   Last_Name: User Services
   Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
   Phone: 1 303 492-6199 x
   Fax: 1 303  492-2468 x
   Group: Contact_Address
      Address: National Snow and Ice Data Center
      Address: CIRES, 449 UCB
      Address: University of Colorado
      City: Boulder
      Province_or_State: CO
      Postal_Code: 80309-0449
      Country: USA
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Paleoclimate
   Term: Ice Core Records
   Variable_Level_1: Isotopes
   Detailed_Variable: Ice Core
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Paleoclimate
   Term: Ocean/Lake Records
   Variable_Level_1: Oxygen Isotopes
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ISO_Topic_Category: Climatology/Meteorology/Atmosphere
Keyword: Deuterium Excess
Keyword: Deuterium Isotopes
Sensor_Name: CORING DEVICES
Source_Name: GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
Group: Paleo_Temporal_Coverage
   Paleo_Start_Date: 2000 BP
   Paleo_Stop_Date: 2010
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Data_Set_Progress: complete
Group: Spatial_Coverage
   Southernmost_Latitude: -90
   Northernmost_Latitude: -65
   Westernmost_Longitude: -180
   Easternmost_Longitude: 180
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Group: Location
   Location_Category: CONTINENT
   Location_Type: ANTARCTICA
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Project: NSF/OPP > Division of Polar Programs, Antarctic Research, Glaciology
Data_Set_Language: English
Group: Data_Center
   Data_Center_Name: NSIDC > National Snow and Ice Data Center
   Data_Center_URL: http://nsidc.org
   Group: Personnel
      Role: Data Center Contact
      First_Name: NSIDC
      Last_Name: User Services
      Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
      Phone: 1 303 492-6199 
      Fax: 1 303  492-2468 
      Group: Contact_Address
         Address: National Snow and Ice Data Center
         Address: CIRES, 449 UCB
         Address: University of Colorado
         City: Boulder
         Province_or_State: CO
         Postal_Code: 80309-0449
         Country: USA
      End_Group
   End_Group
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Group: Data_Center
   Data_Center_Name: AGDC > Antarctic Glaciological Data Center
   Data_Center_URL: http://nsidc.org/agdc/
   Group: Personnel
      Role: Data Center Contact
      First_Name: AGDC
      Last_Name: User Services
      Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
      Phone: 1 303 492-6199 x
      Fax: 1 303  492-2468 x
      Group: Contact_Address
         Address: National Snow and Ice Data Center
         Address: CIRES, 449 UCB
         Address: University of Colorado
         City: Boulder
         Province_or_State: CO
         Postal_Code: 80309-0449
         Country: USA
      End_Group
   End_Group
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Group: Distribution
   Distribution_Media: FTP
   Distribution_Size: 1.79 MB
   Distribution_Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
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Group: Reference

   Steig E. J., Q Ding, J. C. W. White, M. K├╝ttel, 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.

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Group: Summary

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

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Metadata_Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata_Version: 9.7
DIF_Creation_Date: 2013-03-13
Last_DIF_Revision_Date: 2014-12-17
DIF_Revision_History: New data set.