Bulletin of Glaciological Research
Online ISSN : 1884-8044
Print ISSN : 1345-3807
Report
Glaciological and meteorological observations at the SE-Dome site, southeastern Greenland Ice Sheet
Yoshinori IIZUKASumito MATOBATetsuhide YAMASAKIIkumi OYABUMoe KADOTATeruo Aoki
Author information
JOURNALS FREE ACCESS

Volume 34 (2016) Pages 1-10

Details
Download PDF (2560K) Contact us
Abstract

In order to understand 1) temporal variations of anthropogenic aerosols from European regions under the Icelandic low with high time resolution, and 2) the snow densification mechanism at the high accumulation dome in Greenland, we drilled a 90.45m ice core in a high accumulation area of the southeastern Greenland Ice Sheet. The drilling site (SE-Dome; 67.18°N, 36.37°W, 3170m a.s.l.) is located 185km north of the town of Tasiilaq in southeastern Greenland. We also conducted borehole temperature measurements. The temperature in the borehole was −20.9°C at a depth of 20m. In addition, we did snow-pit observations, aerosol sampling, snow sampling for chemical and physical analyses and meteorological observation. Air temperature and air pressure were on average −16.8°C and 667hPa during our stay. The aerosol concentration in the top surface 0.1m snow at SE-Dome in the spring of 2015 was lower than those of the other regions in Greenland, likely due to a highland dome of the ice sheet and/or dilution of mass flux by high snow accumulation.

Information related to the author
© 2016 Japanese Society of Snow and Ice
Next article

Recently visited articles
Journal news & Announcements
  • About
    Bulletin of Glaciological Research is an international, multi- and interdisciplinary, open access online journal dedicated to the publication of research articles and reports on all aspects of snow and ice. Previous volume and issue are registered with J-Stage. (after Vol.28)
    The volume and issue before Vol.27 are registered in here.
  • BGR Booklet Distribution
    We also provide the 2-volume joint booklet every two years. If you wish to buy the following back numbers, please contact us.
    ++++++++++++++++++++
    Vol. 29・30(2011-12)
    Vol. 31・32(2013-14)
    Vol. 33・34(2015-16)
    ++++++++++++++++++++
    Price:
    2,500 JPY (for JSSI members)
    3,000 JPY (for non-members)
    Contact:
    Secretary Office of the Japanese Society of Snow and Ice
    c/o International Academic Publishing Co., Ltd.
    358-5 Yamabuki-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-0801, JAPAN
    Phone:+81-(0)3-5937-0356
    FAX:+81-(0)3-3368-2822
    Email: jimu@seppyo.org
  • BGR included in ESCI
    In January 2018, BGR was included in the Emerging Source Citation Index (ESCI). Articles published in BGR can be searched in the Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics Co., Ltd.).
Related journals
feedback
Top