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Sulfate-Based Volcanic Record from South Pole Ice Core, Version 1

This data set contains concentrations of soluble chemical species (ions) within a 120 m ice core retrieved at the South Pole station in 2001. The ice core was dated with annual resolution using annual layer counting. Investigators measured chemical species, ions, and volcanic deposits found in the cores. The analysis was conducted at South Dakota State University between 2001 and 2003. Data are available in Microsoft Excel or ASCII text format via FTP from NSIDC.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: -90, S: -90, E: 0, W: 0

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage: Not specified
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
  • Ice Core Records > Ions
  • Snow/Ice > Snow/Ice Chemistry
  • Ice Core Records > Volcanic Deposits
Data Format(s):
  • Microsoft Excel
  • ASCII Text
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Jihong Cole-Dai

Data Citation

As a condition of using these data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Cole-Dai, J. 2004. Sulfate-Based Volcanic Record from South Pole Ice Core, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. doi: [Date Accessed].
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