South Pole Snow Pit, 1988 and 1989, Version 1

Metadata Updated: May 2, 2019

Information from 6-meter snow pits dug close to the South Pole in austral summer 1988-1989 by the Glacier Research Group of the University of New Hampshire (location - 38 km on grid 90 from South Pole station - eastern margin of clean air sector) are available.

Major ion chemistry (Na, K, Mg, Ca, Cl, NO3, SO4), oxygen isotopes (I8O), H2O2, and beta from a 6-meter snow pit covering the period 1955 to 1989 are included. Major ion chemistry for a series of surface snow samples were also collected on the traverse to the pit.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date August 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date May 2, 2019

Metadata Source

Harvested from NASA Data.json

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date August 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date May 2, 2019
Publisher National Snow and Ice Data Center
Unique Identifier C1386207301-NSIDCV0
Sallie Whitlow
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 026:00
Metadata Context
Metadata Catalog ID
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
Citation South Pole Snow Pit, 1988 and 1989, Version 1. Version 1. Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, National Snow and Ice Data Center.
Datagov Dedupe Retained 20190501230127
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Harvest Source Id 39e4ad2a-47ca-4507-8258-852babd0fd99
Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
Data First Published 1988-11-01
Homepage URL
Language en-US
Metadata Type geospatial
Data Last Modified 1989-01-31
Program Code 026:001
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash b0ad2d7f3b57ebda5cd672b8415f40f2bf002852
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial -180.0 -90.0 -180.0 -90.0
Temporal 1988-11-01T00:00:00Z/1989-01-31T23:59:59Z
Category geospatial

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