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Alley, Richard B (1999): GISP2 Stratigraphy. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.56103

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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, https://doi.org/10.1038/362527a0
Alley, Richard B; Saltzman, Eric S; Cuffey, Kurt M; Fitzpatrick, Joan J (1990): Summertime formation of depth hoar in central Greenland. Geophysical Research Letters, 17, 2393-2396, https://doi.org/10.1029/GL017i013p02393
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Kapsner, W R; Alley, Richard B; Shuman, Christopher A; Anandakrishnan, Sridhar; Grootes, Pieter Meiert (1995): Dominant influence of atmospheric circulation on snow accumulation in Greenland over the past 18,000 years. Nature, 373(6509), 52-54, https://doi.org/10.1038/373052a0
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Project(s):
Greenland Ice Core Projects (GRIP/GISP/NGRIP)
Coverage:
Latitude: 72.588000 * Longitude: -38.457000
Minimum Elevation: 3203.0 m * Maximum Elevation: 3203.0 m
Event(s):
GISP2-D_Strat * Latitude: 72.588000 * Longitude: -38.457000 * Elevation: 3203.0 m * Location: Greenland * Campaign: GISP * Basis: Sampling/drilling ice * Method/Device: Dummy (DUMMY)
Comment:
Depths of mid-summer as determined separately from ECM and visual stratigraphy in the GISP2-D ice core. Also given are calculated layer thicknesses (true and ice equivalent) and calculated accumulation rates. Factor A = (accum)/(layer thickness). Summ. refers to the calender year associated with the mid-summer pick.
Parameter(s):
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethod/DeviceComment
1AGEAgeka BPGeocode
2Depth, referenceDepth refmAlley, Richard BCalculated from conductivity
3Depth, referenceDepth refmAlley, Richard BVisual stratigraphy
4AgeAgea ADAlley, Richard BVisual stratigraphymid-summer pick
5Layer thicknessThicknessmAlley, Richard BCalculatedtrue layer thickness
6Layer thicknessThicknessmAlley, Richard BCalculatedice equivalent layer thickness
7DensityDensityg/cm3Alley, Richard BPycnometer (Micromeritics)
8FactorFactorAlley, Richard BCalculatedFactor A = (accum)/(layer thickness)
9CorrectioncorrAlley, Richard B
10Interval commentsInterval commAlley, Richard BVisual description
Size:
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