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Ice core samples from subglacial Lake Ellsworth region, West Antarctica, 2007-2008


Shallow ice cores collected in the region of subglacial Lake Ellsworth. Three cores drilled to ~20 m depth. Two cores returned to UK for analysis. One core measured for density-depth in the field, then discarded.
One of the two cores returned to UK has been sent to Bristol University for major anion/cation analysis; the other core is at the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) and will be analysed for accumulation rate.
Expect no core to remain once analysis has been completed.

Lake Ellsworth, Shallow Ice Core, Subglacial Lake

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