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  1. Ahn J, Brook E and Howell K (2009) A high-precision method for measurement of paleoatmospheric CO2 in small polar ice samples. Journal of Glaciology, 55(191), 499-506, doi:10.3189/002214309788816731
  2. Ahn J, Brook EJ, Mitchell L, Rosen J, McConnell J, Taylor K, Etheridge D and Rubino M (2012) Atmospheric CO2 over the last 1000 years: A high-resolution record from the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) Divide ice core. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 26, GB2027, doi:10.1029/2011GB004247
  3. Arienzo MM, McConnell JR, Murphy LN, Chellman N, Das S, Kipfstuhl S and Mulvaney R (2017) Holocene black carbon in Antarctica paralleled Southern Hemisphere climate. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 122, doi:10.1002/2017JD026599
  4. Aydin M, Campbell JE, Fudge TJ, Cuffey KM, Nicewonger MR, Verhulst KR and Saltzman ES (2016) Changes in atmospheric carbonyl sulfide over the last 54,000 years inferred from measurements in Antarctic ice cores. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 121, 1943-1954, doi:10.1002/2015JD024235
  5. Aydin M, Fudge TJ, Verhulst KR, Nicewonger MR, Waddington ED and Saltzman ES (2014) Carbonyl sulfide hydrolysis in Antarctic ice cores and an atmospheric history for the last 8000 years. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres, 119(13), 8500-8514, doi:10.1002/2014JD021618
  6. Aydin M, Verhulst KR, Saltzman ES, Battle MO, Montzka SA, Blake DR, Tang Q and Prather MJ (2011) Recent decreases in fossil-fuel emissions of ethane and methane derived from firn air. Nature, 476, 198-201, doi:10.1038/nature10352
  7. Aydin M, Montzka SA, Battle MO, Williams MB, De Bruyn WJ, Butler JH, Verhulst KR, Tatum C, Gun BK and Plotkin DA (2010) Post-coring entrapment of modern air in some shallow ice cores collected near the firn-ice transition: evidence from CFC-12 measurements in Antarctic firn air and ice cores. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 10, 5135-5144, doi:10.5194/acp-10-5135-2010
  8. Banta JR, McConnell JR, Frey MF, Bales RC and Taylor K (2008) Spatial and temporal variability in snow accumulation at the West Antarctic Ice Sheet Divide over recent centuries. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113(D23102), doi:10.1029/2008JD010235
  9. Barletta RE, Priscu JC, Mader HM, Jones WL and Roe CW (2012) Chemical Analysis of Ice Vein Microenvironments: II. Analysis of Glacial Samples from Greenland and the Antarctic. Journal of Glaciology, 58(212), 1109-1118, doi:10.3189/2012JoG12J112
  10. Battle MO, Severinghaus JP, Sofen ED, Plotkin D, Orsi AJ, Aydin M, Montzka SA, Sowers T and Tans PP (2011) Controls on the movement and composition of firn air at the West Antarctic Ice Sheet Divide. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 11, 11007-11021, doi:10.5194/acp-11-11007-2011
  11. Bauer S E, Bausch A, Nazarenko L, Tsigaridis K, Xu B, Edwards R, Bisiaux M and McConnell J (2013) Historic and future black carbon deposition on the three ice caps: Ice-core measurements and model simulations from 1850 to 2100. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres, 118, 7948-7961, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50612
  12. Bauska TK, Baggenstos D, Brook EJ, Mix AC, Marcott SA, Petrenko VV, Schaefer H, Severinghaus JP and Lee JE (2016) Carbon isotopes characterize rapid changes in atmospheric carbon dioxide during the last deglaciation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(13), 3465-3470, doi:10.1073/pnas.1513868113
  13. Bauska TK, Joos F, Mix AC, Roth R, Ahn J and Brook EJ (2015) Links between atmospheric carbon dioxide, the land carbon reservoir and climate over the past millennium. Nature Geoscience, 8, 383-387, doi:10.1038/ngeo2422
  14. Bisiaux MM, Edwards R, McConnell JR, Albert MR, Anschutz H, Neumann TA, Isaksson E and Penner JE (2012) Variability of black carbon deposition to the East Antarctic Plateau, 1800-2000 AD. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 12, 3799-3808, doi:10.5194/acp-12-3799-2012
  15. Bisiaux MM, Edwards R, McConnell JR, Curran MAJ, Van Ommen TD, Smith AM, Neumann TA, Pasteris DR, Penner JE and Taylor K (2012) Changes in black carbon deposition to Antarctica from two high-resolution ice core records, 1850-2000 AD. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 12, 4107-4115, doi:10.5194/acp-12-4107-2012
  16. Breton DJ, Koffman BG, Kurbatov AV, Kreutz KJ and Hamilton GS (2012) Quantifying Signal Dispersion in a Hybrid Ice Core Melting System. Environmental Science & Technology, 46(21), 11922-11928, doi:10.1021/es302041k
  17. Buizert C, Cuffey KM, Severinghaus JP, Baggenstos D, Fudge TJ, Steig EJ, Markle BR, Winstrup M, Rhodes RH, Brook EJ, Sowers TA, Clow GD, Cheng H, Edwards RL, Sigl M, McConnell JR and Taylor KC (2015) The WAIS Divide deep ice core WD2014 chronology - Part 1: Methane synchronization (68-31 ka BP) and the gas age-ice age difference. Climate of the Past, 11, 153-173, doi:10.5194/cp-11-153-2015
  18. Buizert C and Schmittner A (2015) Southern Ocean control of glacial AMOC stability and Dansgaard-Oeschger interstadial duration. Paleoceanography, 30(12), 1595-1612, doi:10.1002/2015PA002795
  19. Buizert C and Severinghaus JP (2016) Dispersion in deep polar firn driven by synoptic-scale surface pressure variability, The Cryosphere, 10, 2099-2111, doi:10.5194/tc-10-2099-2016
  20. Buizert C, Sowers T and Blunier T (2013) Assessment of diffusive isotopic fractionation in polar firn, and application to ice core trace gas records. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 361, 110-119, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.11.039
  21. Chan WS, Mah ML, Voigt DE, Fitzpatrick JJ and Talghader JJ (2014) Crystal orientation measurements using transmission and backscattering. Journal of Glaciology, 60(224), 1135-1139, doi:10.3189/2014JoG14J071
  22. Cole-Dai C, Ferris DG, Lanciki A, Savarino J, Thiemens MH and McConnell JR (2013) Two likely stratospheric volcanic eruptions in the 1450s C.E. found in a bipolar, subannually dated 800 year ice core record. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres, 118, 7459-7466, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50587
  23. Cole-Dai C, Ferris D, Lanciki A, Savarino J, Baroni M and Thiemens M (2009) Cold decade (AD 1810-1819) caused by Tambora (1815) and another (1809) stratospheric volcanic eruption. Geophysical Research Letters, 36(L22703), doi:10.1029/2009GL040882
  24. Conway H and Rasmussen LA (2009) Recent thinning and migration of the Western Divide, central West Antarctica. Geophysical Research Letters, 36(L12502), doi:10.1029/2009GL038072
  25. Cuffey KM, Clow GD, Steig EJ, Buizert C, Fudge TJ, Koutnik M, Waddington ED, Alley RA and Severinghaus JP (2016) Deglacial temperature history of West Antarctica. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(50), 14249-1425, doi:10.1073/pnas.1609132113
  26. D'Andrilli J, Foreman CM, Sigl M, Priscu JC and McConnell JR (2017) A 21 000-year record of fluorescent organic matter markers in the WAIS Divide ice core. Clim. Past, 13, 533-544, doi:10.5194/cp-13-533-2017
  27. Fegyveresi JM, Alley RB, Fitzpatrick JJ, Cuffey KM, McConnell JR, Voigt DE, Spencer MK and Stevens NT (2016) Five millennia of surface temperatures and ice core bubble characteristics from the WAIS Divide deep core, West Antarctica. Paleoceanography, 31(3), 416-433, doi:10.1002/2015PA002851
  28. Fegyveresi JM, Alley RB, Spencer MK, Fitzpatrick JJ, Steig EJ, White JWC, McConnell JR and Taylor KC (2011) Late-Holocene climate evolution at the WAIS Divide site, West Antarctica: bubble number-density estimates. Journal of Glaciology, 57(204), 629-638, doi:10.3189/002214311797409677
  29. Fitzpatrick JJ, Voigt DE, Fegyveresi JM, Stevens NT, Spencer MK, Cole-Dai J, Alley RB, Jardine GE, Cravens ED, Wilen LA, Fudge TJ and McConnell JR (2014) Physical properties of the WAIS Divide ice core. Journal of Glaciology, 60(224), 1181-1198, doi:10.3189/2014JoG14J100
  30. Frieler K, Clark PU, He F, Buizert C, Reese R, Ligtenberg SRM, van den Broeke MR, Winkelmann R and Levermann A (2015) Consistent evidence of increasing Antarctic accumulation with warming. Nature Climate Change, 5, 348-352, doi:10.1038/nclimate2574
  31. Fudge TJ, Markle BR, Cuffey K, Buizert C, Taylor K, Steig EJ, Waddington E, Conway H and Koutnik M (2016) Variable relationship between accumulation and temperature in West Antarctica for the past 31,000 years. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(8), 3795-3803, doi:10.1002/2016GL068356
  32. Fudge TJ, Taylor KC, Waddington EW, Fitzpatrick JJ and Conway H (2016) Electrical stratigraphy of the WAIS Divide ice core: Identification of centimeter-scale irregular layering. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 121, 1218-1229, doi:10.1002/2016JF003845
  33. Fudge TJ, Waddington ED, Conway H, Lundin JMD and Taylor K (2014) Interpolation methods for Antarctic ice-core timescales: application to Byrd, Siple Dome and Law Dome ice cores. Climate of the Past, 10, 1195-1209, doi:10.5194/cp-10-1195-2014
  34. Gibson CJ, Johnson JA, Shturmakov AJ, Mortensen NB, and Goetz JJ (2014) Replicate ice-coring system architecture: mechanical design. Annals of Glaciology, 55(68), 165-172, doi:10.3189/2014AoG68A019
  35. Goodwin ID, Browning S, Lorrey AM, Mayewski PA, Phipps SJ, Bertler NA, Edwards RP, Cohen TJ, van Ommen T, Curran C, Barr C and Stager JC (2014) A reconstruction of extratropical Indo-Pacific sea-level pressure patterns during the Medieval Climate Anomaly. Climate Dynamics, 43(5-6), 1197-1219, doi:10.1007/s00382-013-1899-1
  36. Gregory SA, Albert MR and Baker I (2014) Impact of physical properties and accumulation rate on pore close-off in layered firn. The Cryosphere, 8, 91-105, doi:10.5194/tc-8-91-2014
  37. Hillenbrand C-D, Smith JA, Hodell DA, Greaves M, Poole CR, Kender S, Williams M, Andersen TJ, Jernas PE, Elderfield H, Klages JP, Roberts SJ, Gohl K, Larter RD and Kuhn G (2017) West Antarctic Ice Sheet retreat driven by Holocene warm water incursions. Nature, 547, 43-48, doi:10.1038/nature22995
  38. Horgan HJ, Anandakrishnan S, Alley RB, Burkett PG and Peters LE (2011) Englacial seismic reflectivity: imaging crystal-orientation fabric in West Antarctica. Journal of Glaciology, 57(204), 639-650, doi:10.3189/002214311797409686
  39. Iverson NA, Kalteyer D, Dunbar NW, Kurbatov A and Yates M (2016) Advancements and best practices for analysis and correlation of tephra and cryptotephra in ice. Quaternary Geochronology, 10.1016/j.quageo.2016.09.008, doi:10.1016/j.quageo.2016.09.008
  40. Jiang S, Cox TS, Cole-Dai J, Peterson KM and Shi G (2016) Trends of perchlorate in Antarctic snow: Implications for atmospheric production and preservation in snow. Geophysical Research Letters, 43, 9913-9919, doi:10.1002/2016GL070203
  41. Johnson JA, Mason WP, Shturmakov AJ, Haman ST, Sendelbach PJ, Mortensen NB, Augustin L and Dahnert KR (2007) A new 122mm electromechanical drill for deep ice-sheet coring (DISC): 5. Experience during Greenland field testing. Annals of Glaciology, 47(1), 54-60, doi:10.3189/172756407786857730
  42. Johnson JA, Mortensen NB, Gibson CJ, Goetz JJ, and Shturmakov AJ (2014) Replicate ice-coring system testing. Annals of Glaciology, 55(68), 331-338, doi:10.3189/2014AoG68A034
  43. Jones TR, Cuffey KM, White JWC, Steig EJ, Buizert C, Markle BR, McConnell JR, Sigl M (2017) Water Isotope Diffusion in the WAIS Divide Ice Core During the Holocene and Last Glacial. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 122, 290–309, doi:10.1002/2016JF003938
  44. Kluskiewicz D, Waddington E, Anandakrishnan S, Voigt D, Matsuika K and McCarthy M (2017) Sonic methods for measuring crystal orientation fabric in ice, and results from the West Antarctic ice sheet (WAIS) Divide. Journal of Glaciology, 1-15, doi:10.1017/jog.2017.20
  45. Koffman BG, Handley MJ, Osterberg EC, Wells ML and Kreutz KJ (2014) Dependence of ice-core relative trace-element concentration on acidification. Journal of Glaciology, 60(219), 103-112, doi:10.3189/2014JoG13J137
  46. Koffman BG, Kreutz KJ, Breton DJ, Kane EJ, Winski DA, Birkel SD, Kurbatov AV and Handley MJ (2014) Centennial-scale variability of the Southern Hemisphere westerly wind belt in the eastern Pacific over the past two millennia. Climate of the Past, 10, 1125-1144, doi:10.5194/cp-10-1125-2014
  47. Koffman BG, Kreutz KJ, Kurbatov AV and Dunbar NW (2013) Impact of known local and tropical volcanic eruptions of the past millennium on the WAIS Divide microparticle record. Geophysical Research Letters, 40(17), 4712-4716, doi:10.1002/grl.50822
  48. Koutnik M, Fudge TJ, Conway H, Waddington E, Neumann T, Cuffey K, Buizert C and Taylor K (2016) Holocene accumulation and ice flow near the West Antarctic Ice Sheet Divide ice-core site. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 121, 1-18, doi:10.1002/2015JF003668
  49. Kunasek SA, Alexander B, Steig EJ, Sofen ED, Jackson TL, Thiemens MH, McConnell JR, Gleason DJ and Amos HM (2010) Sulfate sources and oxidation chemistry over the past 230 years from sulfur and oxygen isotopes of sulfate in a West Antarctic ice core. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115(D18313), doi:10.1029/2010JD013846
  50. Küttel M, Steig EJ, Ding Q, Monaghan AJ and Battisti DS (2012) Seasonal climate information preserved in West Antarctic ice core water isotopes: relationships to temperature, large-scale circulation, and sea ice. Climate Dynamics, 39(7-8), 1841-1857, doi:10.1007/s00382-012-1460-7
  51. Laird CM, Blake WA, Matsuoka K, Conway H, Allen CT, Leuschen CJ and Gogineni S (2009) Deep Ice Stratigraphy and Basal Conditions in Central West Antarctica Revealed by Coherent Radar. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, doi:10.1109/LGRS.2009.2032304
  52. Lamarque JF, Dentener F, McConnell J, Ro CU, Shaw M, Vet R, Bergmann D, Cameron-Smith P, Dalsoren S, Doherty R, Faluvegi G, Ghan SJ, Josse B, Lee YH, MacKenzie IA, Plummer D, Shindell DT, Skeie RB, Stevenson DS, Strode S, Zeng G, Curran M, Dahl-Jensen D, Das S, Fritzsche D and Nolan M (2013) Multi-model mean nitrogen and sulfur deposition from the Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate Model Intercomparison Project (ACCMIP): Evaluation historical and projected changes. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 13, 7997-8018, doi:10.5194/acp-13-7997-2013
  53. Lamarque JF, McConnell JR, Shindell DT, Orlando JJ and Tyndall GS (2011) Understanding the drivers for the 20th century change of hydrogen peroxide in Antarctic ice-cores. Geophysical Research Letters, 38(L04810), doi:10.1029/2010GL045992
  54. Lee YH, Lamarque JF, Flanner MG, Jiao C, Shindell DT, Berntsen T, Bisiaux MM, Cao J, Collins WJ, Curran M, Edwards R, Faluvegi G, Ghan S, Horowitz LW, McConnell JR, Ming J, Myhre G, Nagashima T, Naik V, Tumbold ST, Skeie RB, Sudo K, Takemura T, Thevenon F, Xu B and Yoon J-H (2013) Evaluation of preindustrial to present-day black carbon and its albedo forcing from ACCMIP (Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate Model Intercomparison Project). Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 13, 2607-2634, doi:10.5194/acp-13-2607-2013
  55. Marcott SA, Bauska TK, Buizert C, Steig EJ, Rosen JL, Cuffey KM, Fudge TJ, Severinghaus JP, Ahn J, Kalk M, McConnell JR, Sowers T, Taylor KC, White JWC and Brook EJ (2014) Centennial-scale changes in the global carbon cycle during the last deglaciation. Nature, 514, 616-619, doi:10.1038/nature13799
  56. Markle BR, Steig EJ, Buizert C, Schoenemann SW, Bitz CM, Fudge TJ, Pedro JB, Ding Q, Jones TR, White JWC and Sowers T (2017) Global atmospheric teleconnections during Dansgaard-Oeschger events. Nature Geoscience, 10, 36-40, doi:10.1038/ngeo2848
  57. Masclin S, Frey MM, Rogge WF and Bales RC (2013) Atmospheric nitric oxide and ozone at the WAIS Divide deep coring site: a discussion of local sources and transport in West Antarctica. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 13, 8857-8877, doi:10.5194/acp-13-8857-2013
  58. Mason WP, Shturmakov AJ, Johnson JA and Haman ST (2007) A new 122mm electromechanical drill for deep ice-sheet coring (DISC): 2. Mechanical design. Annals of Glaciology, 47(1), 35-40, doi:10.3189/172756407786857640
  59. Matsuoka K, Morse D and Raymond CF (2010) Estimating englacial radar attenuation using depth profiles of the returned power, central West Antarctica. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115(F02012), doi:10.1029/2009JF001496
  60. Matsuoka K, Power D, Fujita S and Raymond CF (2012) Rapid development of anisotropic ice-crystal-alignment fabrics inferred from englacial radar polarimetry, central West Antarctica. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117(F03029), doi:10.1029/2012JF002440
  61. McConnell JR, Maselli OJ, Sigl M, Vallelonga P, Neumann T, Anschutz H, Bales RC, Curran MAJ, Das SB, Edwards R, Kipfstuhl S, Layman L and Thomas ER (2014) Antarctic-wide array of high-resolution ice core records reveals pervasive lead pollution began in 1889 and persists today. Scientific Reports, 4, 5848, doi:10.1038/srep05848
  62. McConnell JR, Aristarain AJ, Banta RJ, Edwards PR and Simoes JC (2007) 20th-Century doubling in dust archived in an Antarctic Peninsula ice core parallels climate change and desertification in South America. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 104(14), 5743-5748, doi:10.1073/pnas.0607657104
  63. McGwire KC, Hargreaves GM, Alley RB, Popp TJ, Reusch DB, Spencer MK and Taylor KC (2008) An integrated system for optical imaging of ice cores. Cold Regions Science and Technology, 53(2), 216-228, doi:10.1016/j.coldregions.2007.08.007
  64. McGwire KC, McConnell JR, Alley RB, Banta JR, Hargreaves GM and Taylor KC (2008) Dating annual layers of a shallow Antarctic ice core with an optical scanner. Journal of Glaciology, 54(188), doi:10.3189/002214308787780021
  65. McGwire KC, Taylor KC, Banta JR and McConnell JR (2011) Identifying Annual Peaks in Dielectric Profiles with a Selection Curve. Journal of Glaciology, 57(204), 763-769, doi:10.3189/002214311797409721
  66. Mekhaldi F, Muscheler R, Adolphi F, Aldahan A, Beer J, McConnell JR, Possnert G, Sigl M, Svensson A, Synal H-A, Welten KC and Woodruff TE (2015) Multiradionuclide evidence for the solor origin of the cosmic-ray events of AD 774/5 and 993/4. Nature Communications, 6:8611, doi:10.1038/ncomms9611
  67. Melton JR, Whiticar MJ and Eby P (2011) Stable carbon isotope ratio analyses on trace methane from ice samples. Chemical Geology, 288(3-4), 88-96, doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2011.03.003
  68. Mischler JA, Sowers TA, Alley RB, Battle M, McConnell JR, Mitchell L, Popp T, Sofen E and Spencer MK (2009) Carbon and hydrogen isotopic composition of methane over the last 1000 years. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 23(GB4024), doi:10.1029/2009GB003460
  69. Mitchell L, Brook E, Lee JE, Buizert C and Sowers T (2013) Constraints on the Late Holocene Anthropogenic Contribution to the Atmospheric Methane Budget. Science, 342(6161), 964- 966, doi:10.1126/science.1238920
  70. Mitchell LE, Brook EJ, Sowers T and McConnell JR (2011) Multidecadal variability of atmospheric methane, 1000-1800 C.E. Journal of Geophysical Research, 116(G02007), doi:10.1029/2010JG001441
  71. Mitchell LE, Buizert C, Brook EJ, Breton DJ, Fegyveresi J, Baggenstos D, Orsi A, Severinghaus J, Alley RB, Albert M, Rhodes RH, McConnell JR, Sigl M, Maselli O, Gregory S and Ahn J (2015) Observing and modeling the influence of layering on bubble trapping in polar firn. Journal of Geophysical Research, 120(6), 2558-2574, doi:10.1002/2014JD022766
  72. Morse DL, Blankenship DD, Waddington ED and Neumann TA (2002) A site for deep ice coring in West Antarctica: Results from aerogeophysical surveys and thermal-kinematic modeling. Annals of Glaciology, 35, 36-44
  73. Mortensen NB, Goetz JJ, Gibson CJ, Johnson JA and Shturmakov AJ (2014) Replicate ice-coring system architecture: electrical, electronic and software design. Annals of Glaciology, 55(68), 156-164, doi:10.3189/2014AoG68A014
  74. Mortensen NB, Johnson JA and Shturmakov AJ (2014) Precision cable winch level wind for deep ice-coring systems. Annals of Glaciology, 55(68), 99-104, doi:10.3189/2014AoG68A013
  75. Mortensen NB, Sendelbach PJ and Shturmakov AJ (2007) A new 122mm electromechanical drill for deep ice-sheet coring (DISC): 3. Control, electrical and electronics design. Annals of Glaciology, 47(1), 41-50, doi:10.3189/172756407786857668
  76. Neumann TA, Conway H, Price SF, Waddington ED, Catania GA and Morse DL (2008) Holocene accumulation and ice sheet dynamics in central West Antarctica. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113(F02018), doi:10.1029/2007JF000764
  77. Nicewonger MR, Verhulst KR, Aydin M and Saltzman ES (2015) Preindustrial atmospheric ethane levels inferred from polar ice cores: a constraint on the geologic sources of atmospheric ethane and methane. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(1), 214-221, doi:10.1002/2015GL066854
  78. Orsi AJ, Cornuelle BD and Severinghaus JP (2012) Little Ice Age cold interval in West Antarctica: Evidence from borehole temperature at the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) Divide. Geophysical Research Letters, 39(L09710), doi:10.1029/2012GL051260
  79. Orsi AJ, Kawamura K, Fegyveresi JM, Headly MA, Alley RB and Severinghaus JP (2015) Differentiating bubble-free layers from melt layers in ice cores using noble gases. Journal of Glaciology, 61(227), 585-594, doi:10.3189/2015JoG14J237
  80. Pasteris D, McConnell JR, Edwards R, Isaksson E and Albert MR (2014) Acidity decline in Antarctic ice cores during the Little Ice Age linked to changes in atmospheric nitrate and sea salt concentrations. Journal of Geophysical Research, 119(9), 5640-5652, doi:10.1002/2013JD020377
  81. Pedro JB, Bostock HC, Bitz CM, He F, Vandergoes MJ, Steig EJ, Chase BM, Krause CE, Rasmussen SO, Markle BR and Cortese G (2015) The spatial extent and dynamics of the Antarctic Cold Reversal. Nature Geoscience, 9, 51-56, doi:10.1038/NGEO2580
  82. Pedro JB, Martin T, Steig EJ, Jochum M, Park W and Rasmussen SO (2016) Southern Ocean deep convection as a driver of Antarctic warming events. Geophysical Research Letters, 43, 2192-2199, doi:10.1002/2016GL067861
  83. Price BP (2010) Microbial life in martian ice: A biotic origin of methane on Mars?. Planetary and Space Science, 58(10), 1199-1206, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2010.04.013
  84. Price PB and Bay RC (2012) Marine bacteria in deep Arctic and Antarctic ice cores: a proxy for evolution in oceans over 300 million generations. Biogeosciences, 9, 3799-3815, doi:10.5194/bg-9-3799-2012
  85. Price PB, Rohde RA and Bay RC (2009) Fluxes of microbes, organic aerosols, dust, sea-salt Na ions, non-sea-salt Ca ions, and methanesulfonate onto Greenland and Antarctic ice. Biogeosciences, 6, 479-486, doi:10.5194/bg-6-479-2009
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  88. Rhodes RH, Brook EJ, Chiang JCH, Blunier T, Maselli OJ, McConnell JR, Romanini D and Severinghaus JP (2015) Enhanced tropical methane production in response to iceberg discharge in the North Atlantic. Science, 348(6238), 1016-1019, doi:10.1126/science.1262005
  89. Rhodes RH, Brook EJ, McConnell JR, Blunier T, Sime CL, Fain X and Mulvaney R (2017) Atmospheric methane variability: Centennial-scale signals in the Last Glacial Period, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 31, doi:10.1002/ 2016GB005570.
  90. Rhodes RH, Fain X, Brook EJ, McConnell JR, Maselli OJ, Sigl M, Edwards J, Buizert C, Blunier T, Chappellaz J and Freitag J (2016) Local artifacts in ice core methane records caused by layered bubble trapping and in situ production: a multi-site investigation. Climate of the Past, 12, 1061-1077, doi:10.5194/cp-12-1061-2016
  91. Rhodes RH, Fain X, Stowasser C, Blunier T, Chappellaz J, McConnell JR, Romanini D, Mitchell LE and Brook EJ (2013) Continuous methane measurements from a late Holocene Greenland ice core: Atmospheric and in-situ signals. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 368, 9-19, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2013.02.034
  92. Rohde RA and Price PB (2007) Correction: Diffusion-controlled metabolism for long-term survival of single isolated microorganisms trapped within ice crystals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 104(52), 21021-21021, doi:10.1073/pnas.0710898105
  93. Rohde RA and Price PB (2007) Diffusion-controlled metabolism for long-term survival of single isolated microorganisms trapped within ice crystals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 104(42), 16592-16597, doi:10.1073/pnas.0708183104
  94. Rohde RA, Price PB, Bay RC and Bramall NE (2008) In situ microbial metabolism as a cause of gas anomalies in ice. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105(25), 8667-8672, doi:10.1073/pnas.0803763105
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General Public

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  12. National Science Foundation (2013) Antarctic ice core sheds new light on how the last ice age ended [Press Release]
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  17. Rejcek P (2012) Repeat experiment - New replicate ice core system will target abrupt climate change events, The Antarctic Sun
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Dissertations / Theses

  1. Bauska TK (2013) Carbon cycle variability during the last millennium and last deglaciation. Oregon State University, Doctoral Dissertation
  2. Fegyveresi JM (2010) Reconstructing paleoclimates on the West Antarctic Ice Sheet using ice core bubble number-density. Penn State University, Master's Thesis
  3. Fegyveresi JM (2015) Physical Properties of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) Divide Deep Ice Core: Development, Evolution and Interpretation. Penn State University, Doctoral Dissertation
  4. Fudge TJ (2013) Investigating the interior of West Antarctica with light, radar, and electrical conductance. University of Washington, Doctoral Dissertation
  5. Gregory SA (2013) The impact of microstructure and physical properties on pore close-off at WAIS Divide and Megadunes. Dartmouth College, Master's Thesis
  6. Headly MA (2008) Krypton and xenon in air trapped in polar ice cores: paleo-atmospheric measurements for estimating past mean ocean temperature and summer snowmelt frequency. UC San Diego, Doctoral Dissertation
  7. Jones TR (2015) High-Resolution Water Isotope Records from West Antarctic Ice Cores: Interpretations of Climatic, Glaciological, and Diffusional Processes. University of Colorado, Doctoral Dissertation
  8. Koffman B (2013) Atmospheric Dust Deposition in West Antarctica Over the Past Two Millennia. University of Maine, Doctoral Dissertation
  9. Kunasek SA (2009) Advances in reconstructing past atmospheric oxidation chemistry using the oxygen isotope composition of nitrate and sulfate in ice cores. University of Washington, Doctoral Dissertation
  10. Mischler JA (2009) Carbon and hydrogen isotopic composition of methane over the last 1000 years. Penn State University, Master's Thesis
  11. Mitchell LE (2013) The late Holocene atmospheric methane budget reconstructed from ice cores. Oregon State University, Doctoral Dissertation
  12. Orsi AJ (2013) Temperature reconstruction at the West Antarctic Ice Sheet Divide, for the last millennium, from the combination of borehole temperature and inert gas isotope measurements. UC San Diego, Doctoral Dissertation
  13. Rosen JL (2014) Augmenting and interpreting ice core greenhouse gas records. Oregon State University, Doctoral Dissertation
  14. Schoenemann SW (2015) Fundamental controls on triple oxygen-isotope ratios in Antarctic precipitation and ice cores. University of Washington, Doctoral Dissertation
  15. Sofen ED (2013) Isotopic investigation of anthropogenic- and climate-driven changes in sulfate and nitrate aerosol production. University of Washington, Doctoral Dissertation


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