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Allan Hills Stable Water Isotopes

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Entry ID

NSIDC-0541

Summary

This data set includes stable water isotope values at 10 m resolution along an approximately 5 km transect through the main icefield of the Allan Hills Blue Ice Area, and at 15 cm within a 225 m core drilled at the midpoint of the transect.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: -75.67°     S: -76.83°     E: 159.25°     W: 159°     Min Depth: 5 centimeters     Max Depth: 10 centimeters

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Kurbatov, A. V., N. Spaulding, P. A. Mayewski, and D. Introne.
Dataset Title: Allan Hills Stable Water Isotopes
Dataset Release Date: 2013-10-24
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0541.html
Dataset DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N5NP22DF

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 2009-01-01
Stop Date: 2011-12-31

Paleo Temporal Coverage

Paleo Start Date: 90,000 ybp
Paleo Stop Date: 250,000 ybp

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT ANTARCTICA

Science Keywords

  • Cryosphere Snow/Ice Ice Depth/Thickness Depth
  • Cryosphere Snow/Ice Ice Depth/Thickness Depth
  • Paleoclimate Land Records Isotopes Deuterium Isotope Concentrations
  • Paleoclimate Land Records Isotopes Oxygen Isotope Concentrations

Ancillary Keywords

  • Deuterium Isotopes
  • Oxygen Isotopes

ISO Topic Category (View Definitions)

  • Climatology/Meteorology/Atmosphere

Platform

  • GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
  • LABORATORY

Instrument

  • MASS SPECTROMETERS

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: 51 KB
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

Andrei V. Kurbatov
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 1 207 581-2840
Fax: 1 207 581-1203
Email: akurbatov@maine.edu
Contact Address:

  • Climate Change Institute
  • University of Maine
  • 303 Bryand Global Science Building

City: Orono
Province or State: ME
Postal Code: 04469
Country: USA

Andrei V. Kurbatov
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 1 207 581-2840
Fax: 1 207 581-1203
Email: akurbatov@maine.edu
Contact Address:

  • Climate Change Institute
  • University of Maine
  • 303 Bryand Global Science Building

City: Orono
Province or State: ME
Postal Code: 04469
Country: USA

Nicole Spaulding
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:

  • University of Maine
  • Climate Change Insitute
  • 303 Bryand Global Science Building

City: Orono
Province or State: Maine
Postal Code: 04469
Country: USA

Paul A. Mayewski
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 1 207 581-3019 x
Email: paul.mayewski@maine.edu
Email: climatechange@maine.edu
Contact Address:

  • Climate Change Institute
  • Department of Earth Sciences
  • University of Maine

City: Orono
Province or State: ME
Postal Code: 04469
Country: USA

Douglas Introne
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:

  • University of Maine
  • Climate Change Institute
  • 303 Bryand Global Science Building

City: Orono
Province or State: ME
Postal Code: 04469
Country: USA

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2013-10-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-10-24

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