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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

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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