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Ice Core Chemistry from the Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica, IPY 2007-2009
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McConnell, J. (2012) "Ice Core Chemistry from the Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica, IPY 2007-2009" U.S. Antarctic Program (USAP) Data Center. doi:
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This data set consists of sodium (Na) and magnesium (Mg) concentrations versus depth in seven ice cores that were obtained by the Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica during the International Polar Year (IPY) 2007-2009. Additional glaciochemical analyses and a final depth-age scale will be added as these data become available. Data are available via FTP.
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USAP-DC (current) - NSIDC (original)
Spatial Extent(s)
West: -54.9, East: -1.6, South: -82.8, North: -73.7
Temporal Extent(s)
Start: 2007-10-19 - End: 2009-09-21
  1. McConnell, J.R., Aristarain, A.J., Banta, R.J., Edwards, P.R. and Simoes, J.C. 2007. 20th-Century doubling in dust archived in an Antarctic Peninsula ice core parallels climate change and desertification in South America. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 104(14), p. 5743-5748. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0607657104. (doi:10.1073/pnas.0607657104)
  2. Anschütz, H., A. Sinisalo, E. Isaksson, J. R. McConnell, S.-E. Hamran, M. M. Bisiaux, D. Pasteris, T. A. Neumann, and J.-G. Winther (2011) Variation of accumulation rates over the last eight centuries on the East Antarctic Plateau derived from volcanic signals in ice cores, J. Geophys. Res., 116, D20103, doi:10.1029/2011JD015753. (doi:10.1029/2011JD015753)
  3. Anschütz, H., K. Müller, E. Isaksson, J. R. McConnell, H. Fischer, H. Miller, M. Albert, and J.-G. Winther. 2009. Revisiting Sites of the South Pole Queen Maud Land Traverses in East Antarctica: Accumulation Data from Shallow Firn Cores, Journal of Geophysical Research, 114(D24106), doi: 10.1029/2009JD012204. (doi:10.1029/2009JD012204)
  4. Bisiaux, M. M., R. Edwards, J. R. McConnell, M. R. Albert, H. Anschütz, T. A. Neumann, E. Isaksson, and J. E. Penner. 2012. Variability of Black Carbon Deposition to the East Antarctic Plateau, 1800-2000 AD, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 12, 3799-3808, (doi:10.5194/acp-12-3799-2012)
  5. McConnell, J. R. and R. Edwards. 2008. Coal Burning Leaves Toxic Heavy Metal Legacy in the Arctic. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105 (34), 12140-12144, doi: 10.1073/pnas.0803564105. McConnell, J. R., A. J. Aristarain, R. J. Banta, P. R. Edwards, and J. C. Simoes. 2007a. 20th-Century Doubling in Dust Archived in an Antarctic Peninsula Ice Core Parallels Climate Change and Desertification in South America, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 104(14), 5743-5748, doi: 10.1073/pnas.0607657104. (doi:10.1073/pnas.0803564105)
  6. McConnell, J. R., R. Edwards, G. L. Kok, M. G. Flanner, C. S. Zender, E. S. Saltzman, J. R. Banta, D. R. Pasteris, M. M. Carter, and J. D. W. Kahl. 2007b. 20th-Century Industrial Black Carbon Emissions Altered Arctic Climate Forcing, Science, 317(5843), 1381-1384, doi: 10.1126/science.1144856. (doi:10.1126/science.1144856)
  7. McConnell J. R., G. W. Lamorey, S. W. Lambert, and K. C. Taylor. 2002. Continuous Ice-Core Chemical Analyses Using Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry, Environmental Science & Technology, 36(1), 7-11, doi: 10.1021/es011088z. (doi:10.1021/es011088z)
  8. Müller, K., A. Sinisalo, H. Anschütz, S.-E. Hamran, J.-O Hagen, J. R. McConnell, and D. R. Pasteris. 2010. An 860 km surface mass-balance profile on the East Antarctic plateau derived by GPR, Annals of Glaciology, 51(55), 1-8, doi: 10.3189/172756410791392718. (doi:10.3189/172756410791392718)
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