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WAIS Divide Ice-Core Aerosol Records from 1300 to 3404 m
A state-of-the-art continuous ice core analytical system was used to analyze ~3 cm by ~3 cm longitudinal samples from ~1300 to ~3404 m depth in the recently collected WAIS Divide deep ice core from West Antarctica. Interpretation of these records and publication of findings is ongoing.
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McConnell, Joseph
Spatial Extent(s)
West: -112.1115
East: -112.1115
South: -79.481
North: -79.481
  1. Arienzo, M.M., J. R. McConnell, L. N. Murphy, N. Chellman, S. Das, S. Kipfstuhl (2017). Holocene black carbon in Antarctica paralleled insolation-driven South American climate, J. Geophys. Res. - Atmospheres, in review.
  2. Jones, T.R., K. M. Cuffey, J. W. C. White, E. J. Steig, C. Buizert, B. R. Markle, J. R. McConnell, M. Sigl (2016). Water Isotope Diffusion in the WAIS Divide Ice Core During the Holocene and Last Glacial, J. Geophys. Res.: Earth Surface, doi:10.1002/2016JF003938.
  3. Sigl, M., T. J. Fudge, M. Winstrup, J. Cole-Dai, D. Ferris, J. R. McConnell, K. C. Taylor, K. C. Welten, T. E. Woodruff, F. Adolphi, M. Bisiaux, E. J. Brook, C. Buizert, M. W. Caffee, N. W. Dunbar, R. Edwards, L. Geng, N. Iverson, B. Koffman, L. Layman, O. J. Maselli, K. McGwire, R. Muscheler, K. (2016). The WAIS Divide deep ice core WD2014 chronology - Part 2: Annual-layer counting (0-31 ka BP), Clim. Past, 12, 769-786, doi:10.5194/cp-12-769-2016.
  4. Buizert, C., K.M. Cuffey, J.P. Severinghaus, D. Baggenstos, T.J. Fudge, E.J. Steig, T.A. Sowers, E.J. Brook, R.H. Rhodes, H. Cheng, L.R. Edwards, M. Sigl, J.R. McConnell, and K.C. Taylor (2015). The WAIS Divide deep ice core WD2014 chronology - Part 1: Methane synchronization (68-31 ka BP) and the gas age-ice age difference, Clim. Past, 11, 153-173, doi:10.5194/cp-11-153-2015.
  5. Rhodes, R.H., E.J. Brook, J.C.H. Chiang, T. Blunier, O.J. Maselli, J.R. McConnell, D. Romanini, J.P. Severinghaus (2015). Enhanced tropical methane production in response to iceberg discharge in the North Atlantic, Science, 348, 1016, doi: 10.1126/science.1262005.
  6. WAIS-Divide Project Members, C. Buizert, E.J. Brook, et al. including J.R. McConnell (2015). Precise interpolar phasing of abrupt climate change during the last ice age, Nature, 520, 661-665, doi:10.1038/nature14401.
  7. Fitzpatrick, J.J., D.E. Voight, J.M. Fegyveresi, N.T Stevens, M.K. Spencer, J. Cole-Dai, R.B. Alley, G. Jardine, E. Cravens, L. Wilen, T.J. Fudge, J.R. McConnell (2014). Physical Properties of the WAIS Divide Ice Core, J. Glaciol. 60(224), doi:10.3189/2014JoG14J100, p 1181-1198.
  8. Marcott, S.A., T.K. Bauska, C. Buizert, E.J. Steig, J.L. Rosen, K.M. Cuffey, T.J. Fudge, J.P. Severinghaus, J. Ahn, M.L. Kalk , J.R. McConnell, T. Sowers, K. C. Taylor, J.W.C. White, E.J. Brook (2014). Centennial scale changes in the global carbon cycle during the last deglaciation, Nature, 514, 616-619, doi:10.1038/nature13799.
  9. WAIS Divide Community Members including J.R. McConnell, O. Maselli, and M. Sigl (2013). Onset of deglacial warming in West Antarctica driven by local orbital forcing, Nature, 500, 440-444, doi:10.1038/nature12376.
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