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Ice Core Gateway
This site is home to a web-based browse and visualization tool for ice core data archived by the World Data Centers for Paleoclimatology and for Glaciology. This page offers several different ways of finding specific ice core data sets. Browsing can be done by project, by data type, geographically (via the Webmapper applet) and searches are possible by variable, PI and other criteria. Clickable regional maps a java applet which will display detailed maps of ice core data locations, and allow users to display, graph, and download ice core data.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
  • Atmospheric science
  • Climatology
  • Cryology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Please Cite Data Contributors!!! All data in the WDC archive is contributed by research scientists. Contributors and references are provided in Readme files or data file headers.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-367
Related resources:
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Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: NOAA Paleoclimatology Program