Greenland Ice Sheet Project II (GISP II) Ice Core Oxygen Isotope Data, NOAA/NCDC/WDC-Paleoclimatology
Entry ID: NGDC_WDCA_PALEO_GISP2_D18O

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Summary
Abstract: This data set contains the Greenland Ice Sheet Project II (GISP2)
delta 18O (oxygen isotope) vs. depth as well as age at 2m intervals.

NOTE: PLEASE CITE ORIGINAL REFERENCES WHEN USING THIS DATA!

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Description: Access to GISP2 oxygen isotope data


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Description: Information on the Greenland ice core data


Geographic Coverage
 N: 72.6 S: 72.6  E: -38.5  W: -38.5
 Max Depth: 2482 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Grootes, P.M., M. Stuiver
Dataset Title: GISP2 Oxygen Isotope Data
Dataset Series Name: GISP2 Oxygen Isotope Data
Dataset Release Date: December 1995
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: NOAA/NGDC Paleoclimatology Program
Online Resource: ftp://ftp.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/data/paleo/icecore/greenland/summit/gis...

Dataset Title: The Greenland Summit Ice Cores CD-ROM
Dataset Series Name: The Greenland Summit Ice Cores CD-ROM
Dataset Release Date: 1997
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: World Data Center for Paleoclimatology
Online Resource: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/icecore/greenland/summit/document/gi...


Paleo_Temporal_Coverage
Chrono Unit:


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > GREENLAND


Data Resolution
Vertical Resolution: 2482 m


Science Keywords
PALEOCLIMATE >ICE CORE RECORDS >ICE CORE AIR BUBBLES    [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >ICE CORE RECORDS >ISOTOPES >OXYGEN ISOTOPES    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION


Project
GISP2 >Greenland Ice Sheet Project II    [Information]
ESIP >Earth Science Information Partners Program    [Information]


Keywords
D18O
GISP2
ICE CORE
PALEOCLIMATE


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Originating Center
NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC


Data Center
World Data Center for Paleoclimatology, Boulder    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/

Data Center Personnel
Name: WDC/PALEOCLIMATOLOGY, BOULDER
Phone: +1 (303) 497-6160
Fax: +1 (303) 497-6513
Email: paleo at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
World Data Center for Paleoclimatology
NOAA/NCDC Code E/GCx3
325 Broadway
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80303
Country: USA



Distribution
Distribution_Media: online FTP
Distribution_Size: 26 KB
Distribution_Format: ASCII
Fees: None


Personnel
PIETER M. GROOTES
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 49 431 880 389
Contact Address:
Christian-Albrechts-University
Geolgisch-Palaontologisches Institut
und Museum der Universtat
City: Olshausenstrasse 40-60
Province or State: Kiel
Postal Code: D-24098
Country: Germany


GENE R. MAJOR
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: gsfc-gcmduso at mail.nasa.gov


MINZE STUIVER
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: (206) 685-1735
Email: minze at u.washington.edu
Contact Address:
Quaternary Isotope Laboratory
University of Washington
Department of Geological Sciences
City: Seattle
Province or State: WA
Postal Code: 98195-1310
Country: USA


Publications/References
Grootes, P.M., Stuiver, M., White, J.W.C., Johnsen, S., and Jouzel,
J.,1993, Comparison of oxygen isotope records from the GISP2 and GRIP
Greenland ice cores. Nature 366:552-554.

Meese, D., Alley, R., Gow, T., Grootes, P.M., Mayewski, P., Ram, M.,
Taylor, K., Waddington, E., and Zielinski, G., 1994, Preliminary
depth-age scale of the GISP2 ice core. CRREL Special Report 94-1.

Sowers, T., Bender, M., Labeyrie, L., Martinson, D., Jouzel, J.,
Raynaud, D., Pichon, J.J., and Korotkevich, Y., 1993, 135,000 Year
Vostok-SPECMAP common temporal framework. Paleoceanography 8:737-766.

Stuiver, M., Grootes, P.M., and Braziunas, T.F., 1995, The GISP2 delta
18O climate record of the past 16,500 years and the role of the sun,
ocean, and volcanoes. Quaternary Research, 44, (3) 341-354.

Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-08-28

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