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Eclipse Ice Field Ice Core Data

A 160m ice core (Core 1) was recovered from Eclipse Icefield, St. Elias Mountains, Yukon, Canada, (60.51°N, 139.47°W, 3017 m elevation) in 1996. Two additional cores, 345m (Core 2) and 130m (Core 3) in length, were recovered in 2002.

Data Sets available:
Eclipse Ice Field 1996 Core Annual Accumulation, Stable Isotope, and Major Ion Data, Text or Excel.
North Pacific Troposphere Annual Volcanic Sulfate Loading Reconstruction, Text or Excel.

Yalcin, K., C.P. Wake, K.J. Kreutz, M.S. Germani, and S.I. Whitlow. 2007.
Ice core paleovolcanic records from the St. Elias Mountains, Yukon, Canada.
J. Geophys. Res., 112, D08102, doi: 10.1029/2006JD007497.

Yalcin, K., C.P. Wake, K.J. Kreutz, M.S. Germani, and S.I. Whitlow. 2006.
Ice core evidence for a second volcanic eruption around 1809 in the Northern Hemisphere.
Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L14706, doi:10.1029/2006GL026013.

Yalcin, K., C.P. Wake, S. Kang, K.J. Kreutz, and S.I. Whitlow. 2006.
Seasonal and spatial variability in snow chemistry at Eclipse Icefield, Yukon, Canada.
Annals of Glaciology, 43, 230-238.

Yalcin, K., C.P. Wake, S. Whitlow, and K. Kreutz. 2006.
A 1000-year record of forest fire activity from Eclipse Icefield, Yukon, Canada.
The Holocene, 16, 200-209.

Yalcin, K., C.P. Wake and M. Germani. 2003.
A 100-year record of North Pacific volcanism in an ice core from Eclipse Icefield, Yukon Territory, Canada.
Journal of Geophysical Research 108, 10.1029/2002JD00244.

Wake, C., K. Yalcin, and N. Gundestrup. 2002.
The climate signal recorded in the oxygen isotope, accumulation, and major ion time-series from the Eclipse Ice Core, Yukon Territory.
Annals of Glaciology 35, 416-422.

Yalcin, K. and C.P. Wake. 2001.
Anthropogenic signals recorded in an ice core from Eclipse Icefield, Yukon Territory.
Geophysical Research Letters 28, 4487-4490, doi: 10.1029/2001GL013037.

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