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Lorius, C; Merlivat, Liliane; Jouzel, Jean; Pourchet, M (1979): Isotope climatic record from ice core Dome C. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.57629, Supplement to: Lorius, C; Pourchet, M; Merlivat, Liliane; Jouzel, Jean (1979): A 30,000 yr isotope climatic record from Antarctic ice. Nature, 280, 644-648, https://doi.org/10.1038/280644a0

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Abstract:
Simple glaciological conditions at Dome C in east Antarctica have made possible a more detailed and accurate interpretation of an ice core to 950 m depth spanning some 32,000 yr than that obtained from earlier ice cores. Dated events in comparable marine core has enabled the reduction of accumulation rate during the last ice age to be estimated. Climatic events recorded in the ice core indicate that the warmest Holocene period in the Southern Hemisphere occurred at an earlier date than in the Northern Hemisphere.
Coverage:
Latitude: -75.102000 * Longitude: 123.395000
Minimum DEPTH, ice/snow: 0.445 m * Maximum DEPTH, ice/snow: 901.950 m
Event(s):
DomeC * Latitude: -75.102000 * Longitude: 123.395000 * Elevation: 3233.0 m * Device: Drilling/drill rig (DRILL)
Parameter(s):
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethodComment
1DEPTH, ice/snowDepth ice/snowmGeocode
2AGEAgeka BPGeocode
3Depth, top/minDepth topmLorius, C
4Depth, bottom/maxDepth botmLorius, C
5δ DeuteriumδD‰ SMOWLorius, C
6δ18O, waterδ18O H2O‰ SMOWLorius, C
7Deuterium excessd xsLorius, CCalculated
8Age, minimum/youngAge minkaLorius, C
9Age, maximum/oldAge maxkaLorius, C
Size:
3006 data points

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