NSIDC-0440_1

Methane Measurements from the GISP2 and Siple Dome Ice Cores, Version 1

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  • Abstract
    This data set contains methane measurements made in trapped air in the Holocene sections of two ice cores: the Siple Dome ice core in Antarctica, and the Greenland Ice Sheet Project 2 (GISP2) ice core in Greenland. The measurements were made at Oregon State University between 2007 and 2009. Measurements were made relative to the NOAA04 methane concentration scale using a working standard internally calibrated to NOAA certified air standards. Concentrations are corrected for gravitational fractionation and solubility effects in the melt-refreeze extraction. Data are available via FTP in Microsoft Excel (.xls) format.
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    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Glaciers/Ice Sheets
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Paleoclimate
    • Ice Core Records
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Glaciers/Ice Sheets
    • Ice Sheets
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Paleoclimate
    • Ice Core Records
    • Methane
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  • Phanerozoic > Cenozoic > Quaternary > Holocene > Holocene
  • Phanerozoic > Cenozoic > Quaternary > Holocene > Holocene

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    • Greenland
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    • Antarctica
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    • Methane Measurements from the GISP2 and Siple Dome Ice Cores, Version 1
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      Published by: National Snow and Ice Data Center