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GISP2 Visual Stratigraphy

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posted on 20.11.2019 by Richard B Alley
Visible-stratigraphic log of the upper part of the GISP2 ice core, based on observations by R.B. Alley in the Holocene and Alley and C.A. Shuman in the late glacial, as compiled by G. Spinelli

History

Year

1999

Size

34960 data points

Coverage

* Latitude: 72.97 * Longitude: -38.8 * Date/Time Start: 1990-01-01T00:39:00 * Date/Time End: 1990-01-01T00:39:00 * Minimum DEPTH, ice/snow: 0.99m * Maximum DEPTH, ice/snow: 0.99m

Event(s)

GISP2 * Latitude: 72.97 * Longitude: -38.8 * Date/Time: 1990-01-01T00:39:00 * Elevation: 3208.0 * Recovery3053 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

Project(s)

Greenland Ice Core Projects (GRIP/GISP/NGRIP)

Related to

Alley, Richard B; Anandakrishnan, Sridhar (1995): Variations in melt-layer frequency in the GISP2 ice core: implications for Holocene summer temperatures in central Greenland. Annals of Glaciology, 21, 64-70, https://doi.org/10.3198/1995AoG21-1-64-70 Alley, Richard B; Shuman, Christopher A; Meese, D A; Gow, A J; Taylor, Kendrick C; Cuffey, Kurt M; Fitzpatrick, Joan J; Grootes, Pieter Meiert; Zielinski, G A; Ram, M; Spinelli, Glenn; Elder, Bruce C (1997): Visual-stratigraphic dating of the GISP2 ice core: Basis, reproducibility, and application. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 102(C12), 26367-26382, https://doi.org/10.1029/96JC03837 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, http://store.pangaea.de/Projects/GRIP-GISP/grip-gisp.iso Spinelli, Glenn (1996): A statistical analysis of ice-accumulation level and variability in the GISP2 ice core and a reexamination of the age of the termination of the Younger Dryas cooling episode. Earth System Science Center Technical Report University of New, 96-001,

Comment

Visible-stratigraphic log of the upper part of the GISP2 ice core, based on observations by R.B. Alley in the Holocene and Alley and C.A. Shuman in the late glacial, as compiled by G. Spinelli

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