NSIDC-0127_1

Digital Images of Thin Sections from Siple Dome, Version 1

Version 1 eng; usa
  • Abstract
    This data set is part of the WAISCORES project, an NSF-funded project to understand the influence of the West Antarctic ice sheet on climate and sea level change. WAISCORES researchers acquired and analyzed ice cores from the Siple Dome, in the Siple Coast region, West Antarctica. This data set comprises low-resolution (72 dpi) jpg images of thin sections from the Siple Dome ice core. The images were acquired during the 1997/1998 field season, from both the SDM-A, or main 13.2-cm, core and from the hot water core recovered by Hermann Englehardt. The data set includes both vertical and horizontal thin sections. With one exception, all images were recorded in cross-polarized light. Two examples of archived high-resolution (275 dpi) images are provided for direct comparison of the low- and high-resolution images.
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    Scientific Research

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    Science Keywords
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Glaciers/Ice Sheets
    • Glacier Thickness/Ice Sheet Thickness
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Terrestrial Hydrosphere
    • Glaciers/Ice Sheets
    • Glacier Thickness/Ice Sheet Thickness
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Paleoclimate
    • Ice Core Records
    • Ice Core Air Bubbles
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Paleoclimate
    • Ice Core Records
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • Ice Depth/Thickness
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Terrestrial Hydrosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • Ice Depth/Thickness
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Glaciers/Ice Sheets
    • Ice Sheets
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Terrestrial Hydrosphere
    • Glaciers/Ice Sheets
    • Ice Sheets
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • Snow Density
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Terrestrial Hydrosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • Snow Density
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • Snow Depth
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    • Terrestrial Hydrosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • Snow Depth
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • Snow/Ice Chemistry
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Terrestrial Hydrosphere
    • Snow/Ice
    • Snow/Ice Chemistry
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Paleoclimate
    • Ice Core Records
    • Volcanic Deposits

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  • In Situ Land-based Platforms
    GROUND STATIONS
    Instruments
    • CORING DEVICES
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    GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
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    • CORING DEVICES

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    Coverage Type Zone Identifier Geometry Granule Representation
    HORIZONTAL CARTESIAN GEODETIC
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    • Continent
    • Antarctica

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      Published by: National Snow and Ice Data Center