Articles | Volume 13, issue 10
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 4759–4777, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-4759-2021

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

Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 4759–4777, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-4759-2021
Data description paper
19 Oct 2021
Data description paper | 19 Oct 2021

A detailed radiostratigraphic data set for the central East Antarctic Plateau spanning from the Holocene to the mid-Pleistocene

Marie G. P. Cavitte et al.

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We present a data set consisting of ice-penetrating-radar internal stratigraphy: 26 internal reflecting horizons that cover the greater Dome C area, East Antarctica, the most extensive IRH data set to date in the region. This data set uses radar surveys collected over the span of 10 years, starting with an airborne international collaboration in 2008 to explore the region, up to the detailed ground-based surveys in support of the European Beyond EPICA – Oldest Ice (BE-OI) project.