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
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   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
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Group: Distribution
   Distribution_Media: FTP
   Distribution_Format: NetCDF
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Group: Distribution
   Distribution_Media: FTP
   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. It will also include model output data 
   from the ECHAM4.6 General Circulation model.

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Metadata_Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata_Version: 9.7
DIF_Creation_Date: 2013-03-13
Last_DIF_Revision_Date: 2013-08-01
DIF_Revision_History: