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NSIDC-0089

Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica, Ice Core, 1991 and 1992, Version 1

Major ion concentration values (Na, Mg, Ca, Cl, NO3, SO4, MSA) were
analyzed from a 20-meter ice core drilled in Dronning Maud Land,
Antarctica (location - 65 01' East, 75 00' South, elevation - 2,900 m
a.s.l.). The core was drilled during the austral summer
1991-1992. Major ion analysis was by ion chromatography. The anions
were analyzed on a Dionex AS4A column; the cations on a Dionex CS12
column and MSA on a Dionex AS4 column. All used suppressed chromatography. Using established protocols to prevent contamination,
the core was processed into 3-centimeter pieces by the Glacier
Research Group at the University of New Hampshire's Climate Change
Research Center. The 3-cm pieces were kept frozen until major ion
analysis.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: -75, S: -75, E: 65, W: 65

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 November 1991 to 31 January 1992
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Ice Core Records > Ions > Major Ion Chemistry
Platform(s) GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
Sensor(s): CORING DEVICES
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Sallie Whitlow, Paul Mayewski

Data Citation

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Sallie Whitlow and Paul Mayewski 1999. Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica, Ice Core, 1991 and 1992, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N5DZ067P. [Date Accessed].
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