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Dasuopu, China Ice Core Data

arrow bullet image Thompson et al. (2000) 1000 Year δ18O, Dust, Anion and Accumulation Data, Text or Excel
arrow bullet image Thompson et al. (2003) Decadally averaged δ18O (1997 - 1000 A.D.)
In 1997, three ice cores were recovered from the Dasuopu glacier (28°23'N, 85°43'E) with the use of an electromechanical drill in dry holes. The first core (C1) was 159.9 m long and was drilled at 7000 m above sea level (a.s.l.) down the flow line from the top of the col, and two cores (C2 and C3), 149.2 and 167.7 m long, respectively, were drilled to bedrock 100 m apart on the col at 7200 m a.s.l. Visible stratigraphy showed no hiatus features in any of the cores. All cores were analyzed over their entire lengths for oxygen isotopic ratio (δ18O ), chemical composition, and dust concentration.
References:
Thompson, L.G., T. Yao, E. Mosley-Thompson, M.E. Davis, K.A. Henderson, and P.-N. Lin. 2000. A high-resolution millennial record of the South Asian Monsoon from Himalayan ice cores. Science, 289, 1916-1919.
Thompson, L.G., E. Mosley-Thompson, M.E. Davis, P.-N. Lin, K. Henderson, and T.A. Mashiotta. 2003. Tropical glacier and ice core evidence of climate change on annual to millennial time scales. Climatic Change, 59, 137-155.
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