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NSIDC-0407

Nitrogen and Oxygen Gas Isotopes in the Siple Dome and Byrd Ice Cores, Antarctica, Version 1

This data set consists of Gas-isotopic data from the Siple Dome and and Greenland Ice Sheet Project 2 (GISP2) ice cores covering roughly the last 100,000 years (100 ka), consisting of d15N (15N/14N) of N2, d18O (18O/16O) of O2, dO2/N2, and dAr/N2. Derived parameters include d18Oatm, d15N, dO2/N2, and dAr/N2.

Data are available via FTP as ASCII text files (.txt) and Microsoft Excel files (.xls).

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: -80.016667, S: -80.016667, E: -119.533333, W: -119.533333

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 January 2005 to 31 December 2008
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Paleoclimate Reconstructions > Drought/Precipitation Reconstruction
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Firn
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets
  • Ice Core Records > Ice Core Air Bubbles
  • Ice Core Records
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Ice Sheets
  • Sea Ice > Isotopes
  • Ice Core Records > Isotopes
  • Atmospheric Chemistry > Oxygen Compounds > Molecular Oxygen
  • Snow/Ice
Platform(s) FIELD INVESTIGATION, FIELD SURVEYS, LABORATORY
Sensor(s): CORING DEVICES, MASS SPECTROMETERS
Data Format(s):
  • Microsoft Excel
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Jeffrey Severinghaus

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.

Severinghaus, J. P. 2009. Nitrogen and Oxygen Gas Isotopes in the Siple Dome and Byrd Ice Cores, Antarctica, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N55X26V0. [Date Accessed].
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