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Meese, D A (1999): GISP2 Meese/Sowers Timescale. 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 A; Zielinski, G A (1993): Abrupt increase in Greenland snow accumulation at the end of the Younger Dryas event. Nature, 362(6420), 527-529,
GRIP/GISP (1997): The Greenland Summit Ice Cores CD-ROM GISP2/GRIP. National Snow and Ice Data Center, University of Colorado at Boulder, and World Data Center for Paleoclimatology, National Geophysical Data Center, Boulder Colorado, CD-ROM,
Hammer, C U; Meese, D A (1993): Dating ice cores. Nature, 363(6431), 666,
Meese, D A; Alley, Richard B; Fiacco, R J; Germani, M S; Gow, A J; Grootes, Pieter Meiert; Illing, M; Mayewski, Paul A; Morrison, M E S; Ram, M; Taylor, Kendrick C; Yang, Q; Zielinski, G A (1994): Preliminary depth-agescale of the GISP2 ice core. Special CRREL Report US, 94-1
Meese, D A; Gow, A J; Grootes, Pieter Meiert; Mayewski, Paul A; Ram, M; Stuiver, Minze; Taylor, Kendrick C; Waddington, Edwin D; Zielinski, G A (1994): The accumulation record from the GISP2 core as an indicator of climate change throughout the Holocene. Science, 266(5191), 1680-1682,
Schott, C; Waddington, Edwin D; Raymond, C F (1992): Predicted time-scales for GISP2 and GRIP boreholes at Summit, Greenland. Journal of Glaciology, 38, 162-167,
Sowers, Todd A; Bender, Michael L; Labeyrie, Laurent D; Martinson, Douglas G; Jouzel, Jean; Raynaud, Dominique; Pichon, Jean-Jacques; Korotkevich, Yevgeniy S (1993): A 135,000-year Vostok-SPECMAP common temporal framework. Paleoceanography, 8(6), 737-766,
Greenland Ice Core Projects (GRIP/GISP/NGRIP)
Median Latitude: 36.295000 * Median Longitude: -19.230000 * South-bound Latitude: 0.000000 * West-bound Longitude: -38.460000 * North-bound Latitude: 72.590000 * East-bound Longitude: 0.000000
Date/Time Start: 1990-01-01T00:39:00 * Date/Time End: 1990-01-01T00:39:00
Minimum DEPTH, ice/snow: 1.51 m * Maximum DEPTH, ice/snow: 2808.00 m
GISP2 * Latitude Start: 72.970000 * Longitude Start: -38.800000 * Latitude End: 0.000000 * Longitude End: 0.000000 * Date/Time: 1990-01-01T00:39:00 * Elevation Start: 3208.0 m * Elevation End: 0.0 m * Recovery: 3053 m * Campaign: GISP * Basis: Sampling/drilling ice * Device: Drilling/drill rig (DRILL) * Comment: GISP2 is a combination of the shallow B and the deeper D core; about 200 ka
Official timescale of GISP2; created by combining the original layer-counted timescale of Meese et al (1994), to about 50,000 years, with a timescale constructed using trace gas measurements from the Vostok and GISP2 cores, placed on the SPECMAP marine timescale. See Bender et al. (1994) for details.
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethodComment
1DEPTH, ice/snowDepth ice/snowmGeocode
2Age modelAge modelkaMeese, D AAge model, layer counting0 refers to summer 1950
3AgeAgea ADMeese, D AAge model, layer counting
4Gas ageGas ageka BPMeese, D ACalculatedrefers to the age of gas at the given depth, where the gas
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