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Meese, D A (1999): GISP2 B Core Depth Age Scale. PANGAEA,

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Alley, Richard B; Meese, D A; Shuman, Christopher A; Gow, A J; Taylor, Kendrick C; Grootes, Pieter Meiert; White, James W C; Ram, M; Waddington, Edwin D; Mayewski, Paul Andrew; Zielinski, G A (1993): Abrupt increase in Greenland snow accumulation at the end of the Younger Dryas event. Nature, 362(6420), 527-529,
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Greenland Ice Core Projects (GRIP/GISP/NGRIP)
Latitude: 72.588000 * Longitude: -38.457000
Date/Time Start: 1989-07-01T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1989-07-01T00:00:00
Minimum DEPTH, ice/snow: 0.42 m * Maximum DEPTH, ice/snow: 193.99 m
GISP2-B * Latitude: 72.588000 * Longitude: -38.457000 * Date/Time: 1989-07-01T00:00:00 * Elevation Start: 3203.0 m * Elevation End: 0.0 m * Campaign: GISP * Basis: Sampling/drilling ice * Method/Device: Drilling/drill rig (DRILL)
Final layer-counted timescale for GISP2 B-core. Based on dating committee`s recom., the B-core is offset from the D-core by 1.09 meters, and a correction has been made in all D-core timescales. This data set contains the original, true B-core depths.
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethod/DeviceComment
1DEPTH, ice/snowDepth ice/snowmGeocode
2AGEAgeka BPGeocode
3AgeAgea AD/CEMeese, D A0 represents summer 1950
4Layer thicknessThicknessmMeese, D AAge model, layer countingannual layer thickness
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