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Annual Layers at Siple Dome, Antarctica, from Borehole Optical Stratigraphy, Version 1
Researchers gathered data on annual snow layers at Siple Dome, Antarctica, using borehole optical stratigraphy. This data set contains annual layer depths and firn optical brightness. The brightness log is a record of reflectivity of the firn, and peaks in brightness are interpreted to be fine-grained high-density winter snow, as part of the wind slab depth-hoar couplet.
Data are available via FTP in ASCII text (.txt) format
Data Set Tabs
|Spatial Resolution||Not Specified|
|Temporal Resolution||Not specified|
|Data Contributor(s)||Edwin Waddington, Robert Hawley, Richard Alley, Kendrick Taylor|
|Metadata XML||View Metadata Record|
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