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August 30, 2017
Talos Dome ice core tephra data set from Narcisi et al., 2017 paper is included in the database.
July 7, 2017
Siple Dome A ice core tephra data set from published papers and NSIDC repository is included in the database.
Accurately determining the geochemical composition of volcanic particles extracted from ice cores is crucial for establishing the source and climatic impact of the volcanic eruption. The development and application of a new quantification procedure using the NIST DTSA II software to SEM / EDS analyses is at the forefront of this current research. Once this is complete, we can better refine possible volcanic source(s) responsible for tephra layer(s) at a specific interval in a given ice core.
Read more about NIST DTSA-II software.
Recently published data by Brent Alloway in Nature Scientific Reports is included in the database.