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Central West Antarctic Glaciochemistry from Ice Cores (D. Reusch)

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Central West Antarctic Glaciochemistry from Ice Cores

This document describes the columns of the Central West Antarctic Glaciochemistry data sets.

The glaciochemical records represent the major ionic species present in Antarctic snow: Na+, K+, Mg2+, Ca2+, Cl-, NO3- and SO42-.

Column 1 Top Depth (in meters)
Column 2 Bottom Depth (in meters)
Column 3 Top Time (in years before 2000 A.D.)
Column 4 Bottom Time (in years before 2000 A.D.)
Column 5 Mid Year (decimal year of midpoint of the specific section of core)
Column 6 Na+     Sodium (ppb - parts per billion)
Column 7 K+     Potassium (ppb)
Column 8 Mg2+     Magnesium (ppb)
Column 9 Ca2+     Calcium (ppb)
Column 10 Cl-     Chloride (ppb)
Column 11 NO3-     Nitrate (ppb)
Column 12 SO42-     Sulfate (ppb)

Please refer to the author's list of publications for more information on this dataset.

http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N5959FHQ