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


Analysis of 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.

Density data is complete. Accumulation and chemical analysis is in progress.

Ice core, Lake Ellsworth, Subglacial Lake

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