Articles | Volume 9, issue 5
Earth Surf. Dynam., 9, 1363–1380, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-9-1363-2021
Earth Surf. Dynam., 9, 1363–1380, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-9-1363-2021

Research article 14 Oct 2021

Research article | 14 Oct 2021

Relationship between meteoric 10Be and NO3 concentrations in soils along Shackleton Glacier, Antarctica

Melisa A. Diaz et al.

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We collected soil surface samples and depth profiles every 5 cm (up to 30 cm) from 11 ice-free areas along the Shackleton Glacier, a major outlet glacier of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet (EAIS), and measured meteoric beryllium-10 and nitrate concentrations to understand the relationship between salts and beryllium-10. This relationship can help inform wetting history, landscape disturbance, and exposure duration.