NSIDC-0086_1

South Pole Snow Pit, 1988 and 1989, Version 1

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  • Abstract
    Information from 6-meter snow pits dug close to the South Pole in austral summer 1988-1989 by the Glacier Research Group of the University of New Hampshire (location - 38 km on grid 90 from South Pole station - eastern margin of clean air sector) are available. Major ion chemistry (Na, K, Mg, Ca, Cl, NO3, SO4), oxygen isotopes (I8O), H2O2, and beta from a 6-meter snow pit covering the period 1955 to 1989 are included. Major ion chemistry for a series of surface snow samples were also collected on the traverse to the pit.
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    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • Snow/Ice Chemistry
    • Snow Pit Major Ion Chemistry
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    • Terrestrial Hydrosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • Snow/Ice Chemistry
    • Snow Pit Major Ion Chemistry
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • Snow/Ice Chemistry
    • Snow Pit Oxygen Isotopes
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    • Terrestrial Hydrosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • Snow/Ice Chemistry
    • Snow Pit Oxygen Isotopes
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    • South Pole Snow Pit, 1988 and 1989, Version 1
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      Published by: National Snow and Ice Data Center