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TC | Articles | Volume 13, issue 4
The Cryosphere, 13, 1297–1324, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-1297-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
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The Cryosphere, 13, 1297–1324, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-1297-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 24 Apr 2019

Research article | 24 Apr 2019

Challenges associated with the climatic interpretation of water stable isotope records from a highly resolved firn core from Adélie Land, coastal Antarctica

Sentia Goursaud et al.

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We report new water stable isotope records from the first highly resolved firn core drilled in Adélie Land and covering 1998–2014. Using an updated database, we show that mean values are in line with the range of coastal values. Statistical analyses show no relationship between our record and local surface air temperature. Atmospheric back trajectories and isotopic simulations suggest that water stable isotopes in Adélie provide a fingerprint of the variability of atmospheric dynamics.
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