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Volume 11, issue 4
The Cryosphere, 11, 1897–1911, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1897-2017
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Special issue: International Partnerships in Ice Core Sciences (IPICS) Second...

Special issue: Oldest Ice: finding and interpreting climate proxies in ice...

The Cryosphere, 11, 1897–1911, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1897-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 14 Aug 2017

Research article | 14 Aug 2017

High-resolution boundary conditions of an old ice target near Dome C, Antarctica

Duncan A. Young et al.
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To find records of the greenhouse gases found in key periods of climate transition, we need to find sites of unmelted old ice at the base of the Antarctic ice sheet for ice core retrieval. A joint US–Australian–EU team performed a high-resolution survey of such a site (1 km line spacing) near Concordia Station in East Antarctica, using airborne ice-penetrating radar. We found promising targets in rough subglacial terrain, surrounded by subglacial lakes restricted below a minimum hydraulic head.
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