Investigation of dust inputs into McMurdo Sound, oxygen and hydrogen isotopes and snow/firn density from firn cores from Windless Bight, Antarctica
Entry ID: K049_1999_2008_NZ_8

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Abstract: Two firn cores (21m and 20m) were recovered from Windless Bight to quantify dust input into the McMurdo Sound. In addition, oxygen and hydrogen isotopes as well as snow/firn density were measured.
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  N: -77.89   S: -77.89   E: 167.09   W: 167.09
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 21

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Start Date: 2004-10-23
Stop Date: 2007-01-09
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Dunbar, G.B., Bertler, N.A.N., McKay, R.M. 2009. Sediment flux through the McMurdo Ice Shelf in Windless Bight, Antarctica. Global and planetary change 69: 87???93. doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2009.05.007
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DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-02-23
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