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Atmospheric Nitrate Isotopic Analysis at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, A Twenty-Five Year Record
Entry ID: NSIDC-0281

Abstract: This data set contains snow pit measurements of oxygen isotopes, 17O and 18O, in nitrate and ion concentrations, and surface measurements of oxygen isotopes in nitrate and in nitrate aerosols from the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica. The 6-meter snow pit provides investigators with a 25-year record of nitrate isotope variations and ion concentrations for a ... View entire text
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -90.0   S: -90.0   E: 139.27   W: 139.27
Max Depth: 6 METERS

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Thiemens, M. H. and J. Savarino.
Dataset Title: Atmospheric Nitrate Isotopic Analysis at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, A Twenty-Five Year Record
Dataset Series Name: NSIDC-0281
Dataset Release Date: 2006-11-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-12-01
Stop Date: 2004-12-31
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Data Resolution
Vertical Resolution: 6 meters
Temporal Resolution: 300 month
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Data Center
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: 1-303-492-6199
Fax: 1-303-492-2468
Email: nsidc at
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National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 76.5 KB
Distribution Format: Microsoft Excel
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9500 Gilman Dr., MC 0356
City: La Jolla
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 92093-0356
Country: USA
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McCabe, J. R., J. Savarino, and M. H. Thiemens. 2005. Isotopic analysis of nitrate in South Pole snow and air. Eos. Trans. AGU 86(52). Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract A13F-04.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-11-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05