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Atmospheric CO2 Trapped in the Ice Core from Siple Dome, Antarctica
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Ahn, J. et al. (2003) "Atmospheric CO2 Trapped in the Ice Core from Siple Dome, Antarctica" U.S. Antarctic Program (USAP) Data Center. doi:
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These data are CO2 concentrations of the air occulded in Siple Dome ice core, Antarctica. The study was conducted between January 2001 and March 2003 on a deep ice core from Siple Dome Core A, located at 81.66 S, 148.82 W.
Ahn, Jinho; Wahlen, Martin; Deck, Bruce
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USAP-DC (current) - NSIDC (original)
Spatial Extent(s)
West: -148.82, East: -148.82, South: -81.66, North: -81.66
Temporal Extent(s)
Start: 2001-01-01 - End: 2003-03-01
  1. Wahlen, M., D. Allen, B. Deck, and A. Herchenroder, Initial measurement of CO2 concentrations (1530 to 1940 AD) in air occluded in the GISP2 ice core from central Greenland, Geophysical Research Letters, 18, 1457-1460, 1991. (doi:10.1029/91GL01724)
  2. Smith, H.J., M. Wahlen, D. Mastroianni, K. Taylor, and P. Mayewski, The CO2 concentration of air trapped in Greenland Ice Sheet Project 2 ice formed during periods of rapid climate change, Journal of Geophysical Research, 102, 26577-26582, 1997. (doi:10.1029/97JC00163)
  3. Ahn, J., M. Wahlen, B.L. Deck, E.J. Brook, P.A. Mayewski, K.C. Taylor, J.W.C. White. 2004. A record of atmospheric CO2 during the last 40,000, years from the Siple Dome, Antarctica ice core. Journal of Geophysical, Research - Atmospheres, accepted. (The data older than 40 kyrBP can only be used with permission by the, authors.) (doi:10.1029/2003JD004415)
  4. Taylor, K.C., J.W.C. White, J.P. Severinghaus, E.J. Brook, P.A. Mayewski, R.B.Alley, E.J.Steig, M.K.Spencer, E.Meyerson, D.A.Meese, G.W.Lamorey, A.Grachev, A.J.Gow and B.A.Barnett, Abrupt late glacial climate change in the Pacific sector of Antarctica, Quaternary Science Review, in press, 2003. (doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2003.09.004)
  5. Taylor, K., Alley, R., Meese, D., Spencer, M., Brook, E., Dunbar, N., . . . Zielinski, G. (2004). Dating the Siple Dome (Antarctica) ice core by manual and computer interpretation of annual layering. Journal of Glaciology, 50(170), 453-461. (doi:10.3189/172756504781829864)
  6. Gas age scale for the 97.6 to 40,000 yr BP from Ed Brook and Michael Bender (personal communication).
  7. Smith, H., M. Wahlen, D. Mastroianni, and K. Taylor. 1997. The CO2 concentration, of air trapped in GISP2 ice from the LGM-Holocene transition. Geophysical, Research Letters 24(1):1-4. (doi:10.1029/96GL03700)
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