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US ITASE-01-3 ice core (Research funded by NSF OPP)
Entry ID: US_ITASE-01-3_12_03_2008

Abstract: Sub-annually resolved ice core chemistry data from various sites on the Antarctic Ice Sheet were obtained from 1999 to 2008 during the US International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition (US ITASE) deployments. Researchers conducted experiments approximately every 100-300 km looking for clues representing climatic conditions over the past 200-1000+ years. Ice cores, obtained for the ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
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1.   N: -78.12   S: -78.12   E: -95.65   W: -95.65  
Min Altitude: 1620 M Max Altitude: 1620 M
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 71 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Climate Change Institute
Dataset Title: US ITASE glaciochemical data
Dataset Series Name: US ITASE Phase I and II
Dataset Release Place: NSIDC and Icereader
Dataset Publisher: Climate Change Institute
Version: 12_03_2008
Issue Identification: 12_03_2008/1
Data Presentation Form: digital file
Other Citation Details: comma separated ASCII file
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1859-01-01
Stop Date: 2002-12-31
Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 200 ybp
Paleo Stop Date: 0 ybp
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: Decadal, Annual, Subannual, Seasonal
Quality High precision major and trace chemistry using IC, ICP-MS with strict sampling, handling and analytical protocols utilizing blanks and multilevel calibration techniques.
Access Constraints Controlled by NSIDC Data Center
Use Constraints All data users may copy, distribute, display and perform work and make derivative works based on it only if they give the author and data owner credit as outlined below.

Data users must cite the following publications whenever using any part of these data, unless other usage terms have been negotiated and agreed upon with the data set owner.

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Data Center

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: digital ftp
Distribution Size: 1.0 MB
Distribution Format: ASCII text
Fees: free
Phone: 207-581-2190
Phone: 207-581-3019
Fax: 207-581-1203
Email: paul.mayewski at
Email: climatechange at
Email: usitase at
Contact Address:
Climate Change Institute
Department of Earth Sciences
University of Maine
303 Bryand Global Science Building
City: Orono
Province or State: ME
Postal Code: 04469-5790
Country: United States
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-12-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-06