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Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0542

Major Ion Concentrations in 2004 South Pole Ice Core, Version 1

A 180 m ice core drilled at South Pole in 2004/2005 was analyzed for concentrations of major ions at a depth resolution of approximately 2 cm. Measured ions are chloride, nitrate, sulfate, sodium, potassium, magnesium and calcium. The bottom of the core has been dated to 1830 years before 2004.

Geographic Coverage

Data Set Tabs

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

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 January 2004 to 31 December 2005
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Ice Core Records > Ions
Platform(s) GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS, LABORATORY
Sensor(s): ION CHROMATOGRAPHS
Data Format(s):
  • Microsoft Excel
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Jihong Cole-Dai

Data Citation

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Cole-Dai, J. 2013. Major Ion Concentrations in 2004 South Pole Ice Core, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N5HX19N8. [Date Accessed].
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