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Dunde, China Ice Core Data

arrow bullet image Thompson et al. (2006) 1500 Year δ18O, Dust, Anion, and Accumulation Data, Text or Excel
arrow bullet image Thompson et al. (2003) Decadally averaged δ18O (1987 - 1000 A.D.)
Three ice cores were drilled to bedrock in 1987 at the summit of the Dunde ice cap (38°06'N, 96°24'E, 5325m.) on the north-central Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau of China. Core D-1 (139.8m.) was cut into 3,585 samples and analyzed on-site for microparticles and oxygen isotopes. The upper 56m of core D-3 (138.4) was melted and bottled. The lower 83m. of core D-3 was kept frozen.
References:
Thompson, L.G., E. Mosley-Thompson, M.E. Davis, J.F. Bolzan, T. Yao, N. Gundestrup, X. Wu, L. Klein, and Z. Xie. 1989. 100,000 year climate record from Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau ice cores. Science, 246(4929), 474-477.
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.
Thompson, L.G., E. Mosley-Thompson, H. Brecher, M. Davis, B. Leon, D. Les, P.-N. Lin, T. Mashiotta, and K. Mountain. 2006. Abrupt tropical climate change: Past and present. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 103, No. 28, pp. 10536-10543, 11 July, 2006. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0603900103
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