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Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0125

GISP2 (B and D Core) Methane Concentrations, Version 1

The data include methane data from the Greenland Ice Sheet Project 2 (GISP2) B & D Cores. Gas ages were calculated according to the methods described in Brook et
al. 1996, and are subject to change. Ice ages were calculated by by
linear interpolation from the Meese et al. timescale.

Geographic Coverage

Data Set Tabs

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: -81, S: -81, E: -149, W: -149

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 January 1996 to 31 December 1999
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Glacier Thickness/Ice Sheet Thickness
  • Ice Core Records
  • Snow/Ice > Ice Depth/Thickness
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Ice Sheets
  • Ice Core Records > Isotopes
  • Ice Core Records > Methane
  • Snow/Ice > Snow Depth
  • Snow/Ice > Snow/Ice Chemistry
Platform(s) GROUND STATIONS, GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
Sensor(s): CORING DEVICES
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text (.txt)
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Ed Brook

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.

Brook, E.J. 2003. GISP2 (B and D Core) Methane Concentrations, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. Paleo: NOAA Paleoclimatology Program. [Date Accessed].

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