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Petit, Jean-Robert (1999): Age of the Vostok ice core. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.55504

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Related to:
Petit, Jean-Robert; Jouzel, Jean; Raynaud, Dominique; Barkov, N I; Barnola, Jean-Marc; Basile, Isabelle; Bender, Michael L; Chappellaz, Jérôme A; Davis, John C; Delaygue, G; Delmotte, M; Kotlyakov, Vladimir; Legrand, Michel R; Lipenkov, Vladimir Y; Lorius, C; Pepin, L; Ritz, Catherine; Saltzman, Eric S; Stiévenard, Michel (1999): Climate and atmospheric history of the past 420,000 years from the Vostok ice core, Antarctica. Nature, 399(6735), 429-436, https://doi.org/10.1038/20859
Coverage:
Latitude: -78.464420 * Longitude: 106.837320
Date/Time Start: 1980-01-01T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1980-01-01T00:00:00
Minimum DEPTH, ice/snow: m * Maximum DEPTH, ice/snow: 3310 m
Event(s):
Vostok * Latitude: -78.464420 * Longitude: 106.837320 * Date/Time: 1980-01-01T00:00:00 * Elevation: 3488.0 m * Recovery: 2755 m * Location: Antarctica * Campaign: Ice_core_diverse * Basis: Sampling/drilling ice * Device: Drilling/drill rig (DRILL) * Comment: annual pressure 624 mbar; mean annual temperature -55.5°C; snow accumulation between 2.2 and
22.5 g/cm**2/yr, about 250 ka
Parameter(s):
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethodComment
1DEPTH, ice/snowDepth ice/snowmGeocode
2Age, datedAge datedkaPetit, Jean-RobertAge, calculated from ice flow modelAge of the ice (GT4 chronology)
3Gas ageGas ageka BPPetit, Jean-RobertAge, calculated from ice flow modelGas age as deduced from the Barnoal et al. (1991) model
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