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1. Antarctic Mean Annual Temperature Map [NSIDC-0318]
The Mean Annual Temperature map was calculated by creating a contour map using compiled 10 meter firn temperature data from NSIDC and other mean annual temperature data from both cores and stations. ...


2. Dominion Range Snow Pit and Ice Core, 1984 and 1985 [NSIDC-0087]
Information from snow pits and an ice core were collected at Dominion Range (location - 166 10' East, 85 15' South, elevation - 2,700m) in 1984-1985. The 6 meter snow pit was dug and sampled in 1984-1985 ...


3. Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica, Ice Core, 1991 and 1992 [NSIDC-0089]
Major ion concentration values (Na, Mg, Ca, Cl, NO3, SO4, MSA) were analyzed from a 20-meter ice core drilled in Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica (location - 65 01' East, 75 00' South, elevation - 2,900 ...


4. GPS-Measured Ice Velocities and Strain Data from the Ross and Amundsen Sea Ice Flow Divide, West Antarctica [NSIDC-0503]
This data set includes ice flow velocities and strain configurations, from GPS measurements on the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) Divide. Ninety markers installed in the firn were measured during ...


5. Glaciological Investigations of the Bulge and Trunk of Kamb Ice Stream, West Antarctica [NSIDC-0380]
This data set contains radar data from the Kamb Ice Stream (KIS), formerly known as Ice Stream C, in West Antarctica. The project was part of a larger study to assess the likelihood of ice stream ...


6. Ice Core Chemistry from the Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica, IPY 2007-2009 [NSIDC-0520]
This data set consists of sodium (Na) and magnesium (Mg) concentrations versus depth in seven ice cores that were obtained by the Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica during the International ...


7. Ice Shelf Rift Time-Lapse Photography, Antarctica [NSIDC-0351]
From November 2004 to March 2005, on the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica, an automated "web cam" was operated on the southward facing lip of a large ice-shelf rift to produce a photographic record of processes ...


8. Iceberg Tiltmeter Measurements, Antarctica [NSIDC-0353]
Time series of tiltmeter observations (tilt about two horizontal axes in microradians) for a 34 day period on iceberg C16 while it was aground near Ross Island in late 2001 to early 2002. Data shows ...


9. Methyl Chloride Measurements from the Siple Dome A Deep Core, Antarctica [NSIDC-0356]
This data set is an analysis of methyl chloride concentration measured in air extracted from ice core samples from the Siple Dome A deep core in West Antarctica. In total, forty six (46) ice samples, ...


10. Newall Glacier Snow Pit and Ice Core, 1987 to 1989 [NSIDC-0088]
Snow pit and ice core data from the Newall Glacier (location - 162 30' East, 77 35' South) were collected during 1987 and 1988. These include information on chemistry, Beta profiles and stratigraphy. ...


11. Radar Studies of Internal Stratigraphy and Bed Topography along the US ITASE-II Traverse [NSIDC-0475]
This data set contains ice penetrating radar data from the US-International Trans-Antarctic Science Expedition (ITASE) Traverse, from Taylor Dome to South Pole recorded by the St. Olaf College deep ...


12. Radar Studies of Subglacial Lake Whillans and the Whillans Ice Stream Grounding Zone [NSIDC-0594]
This data set includes ground-based, gridded, ice-penetrating radar thickness and basal reflection power, along with GPS coordinates, for two areas of Whillans Ice Stream: Subglacial Lake Whillans ...


13. Roosevelt Island Bedrock and Surface Elevations [NSIDC-0140]
This data set consists of bedrock and surface elevation readings taken by ground penetrating radar and Global Positioning System (GPS) on Roosevelt Island, an ice dome within the Ross Ice Shelf. Locations ...


14. Roosevelt Island Ice Core Density and Beta Count Data [NSIDC-0139]
This data set measures the radioactive decay of nuclear material from Northern and Southern hemisphere nuclear testing. Firn cores were taken from three locations on Roosevelt Island, an ice dome ...


15. Ross Ice Shelf Firn Temperature, Antarctica [NSIDC-0354]
Since November of 2006, 12 thermistors were planted in the upper 16 meters of the firn on the Ross Ice Shelf near its calving front. Temperature data are collected every 20 minutes and are transmitted ...


16. Siple Dome Glaciology and Ice Stream History 1994, 1996 [NSIDC-0085]
The Siple Dome Glaciology and Ice Stream History project was part of Western Divide West Antarctic Ice Cores (WAISCORES), an NSF-funded project to understand the influence of the West Antarctic ice ...


17. South Pole Snow Pit, 1988 and 1989 [NSIDC-0086]
Information from 6-meter snow pits dug close to the South Pole in austral summer 1988-1989 by the Glacier Research Group of the University of New Hampshire (location - 38 km on grid 90 from South ...


18. Continuous GPS (static) Data from the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica [NSIDC-0347]
In October 2005, three geodetic GPS receivers were deployed on the Ross Ice Shelf near the ice front to observe short-term fluctuations in ice-shelf velocity associated with tidal forcing and other ...


19. Sea Ice Concentrations from Nimbus-7 SMMR and DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS Passive Microwave Data [NSIDC-0051]
This data set is generated from brightness temperature data and is designed to provide a consistent time series of sea ice concentrations spanning the coverage of several passive microwave instruments.The ...


20. WAISCORES Snow Pit Chemistry, Antarctica [NSIDC-0420]
This data set is part of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet cores (WAISCORES) project, an NSF-funded project to understand the influence of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet on climate and sea level change. ...


21. Iceberg Firn Temperatures, Antarctica [NSIDC-0352]
Since November of 2005, 12 thermistors were planted in the upper 2.5 meters of the firn on iceberg C16, Antarctica. Temperature data are collected every 20 minutes and are transmitted via ARGOS satellite ...


22. Cenozoic History of the East Antarctic Icesheet - Studies of the Pagodroma Tillite and Related Strate, Prince Charles Mountains [ASAC_755]
From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: During November and December 1985, we examined outcrops of the Sirius Formation in the Miller, Queen Alexandra (The Cloudmaker), and Dominion ...


23. Corrosivity Mapping of Antarctica utilising exposure of standard alloy coupons [ASAC_537]
Antarctica is the world's coldest, driest, highest and least polluted continent. Accepted wisdom is that atmospheric corrosion rates in Antarctica should be low because of the extreme dry cold. ...


24. Trace Element Chemistry of Antarctic Saline Lakes and Fjords [ASAC_568]
From the referenced paper: The frigid concentration or freezing of seawater is an important natural phenomenon in the polar regions and results in the precipitation of a different sequence of salts ...


25. Upper Palaeozoic Studies - Amery Group at Beaver Lake [ASAC_53]
From the abstract of the referenced papers: The northern Prince Charles Mountains overlook the western side of the 700km long Lambert Glacier-Amery Ice Shelf drainage system. Within these mountains, ...


26. AWS Data: Characteristics of Snow Megadunes and Their Potential Effect on Ice Core Interpretation [NSIDC-0283]
The Antarctic megadune research was conducted during two field seasons, one in November 2002 and the other during the period of December 2003 through January 2004. The megadune field site is located ...


27. Antarctic Subglacial Lake Classification Inventory [NSIDC-0336]
This data set is an Antarctic radar-based subglacial lake classification collection, which focuses on the radar reflection properties of each given lake. The Subglacial lakes are separated into four ...


28. Images of Antarctic Ice Shelves [NSIDC-0102]
Recent changes in the extent and stability of ice shelves in the Antarctic Peninsula prompted NSIDC to begin a monitoring program using data from the AVHRR Polar 1 km Data Set. NSIDC regularly reviews ...


29. Marine Mammals Sightings Database; NMML [EARTH_OCEAN_NMML_marine_mammal2]
Marine mammal sightings and sighting efforts are included in this data set. Includes position, time, date, weather conditions, number of animals sighted, species ...


30. A 45-Y Hindcast of Antarctic Surface Mass Balance Using Polar MM5 [bromwich_0337948]
This 3-year project (June 2004-May 2007) was funded by the National Science Foundation's Office of Polar Programs (Glaciology). We employed the Polar MM5 to model variability and change in the surface ...


31. A census of penguin colony counts (provided to OBIS) from the year 1900 to 1996 in the Antarctic Region [FAUNA_PENGUIN_COLONY]
This dataset is a census of penguin colony counts from the year 1900 in the Antarctic region. It forms part of the Inventory of Antarctic seabird breeding sites within the Antarctic and subantarctic ...


32. ACES-ACCENT: Antarctic Climate Change and Nonlinear Teleconnections [GB-NERC-BAS-PDC-00500]
ACES will investigate the atmospheric and oceanic links that connect the climate of the Antarctic to that of lower latitudes, and their controlling mechanisms. Specific research topics will include ...


33. ACES-FOCAS: Forcings from the Ocean, Clouds, Atmosphere and Sea-ice [GB-NERC-BAS-PDC-00499]
ACES will investigate the atmospheric and oceanic links that connect the climate of the Antarctic to that of lower latitudes, and their controlling mechanisms. Specific research topics will include ...


34. AVHRR Polar Pathfinder Twice-Daily 25 km EASE-Grid Composites [NSIDC-0094]

This data set is no longer available because of errors in the data. See the Error Sources ...



35. AVHRR Polar Pathfinder Twice-Daily 5 km EASE-Grid Composites [NSIDC-0066]

This data set is no longer available due to errors in the data. See the Error Sources section ...



36. Admiralty Bay Benthos Biodiversity Database [SCAR-MarBIN] [scarmarbin_ABBED]   CHILD METADATA   PARENT METADATA
Admiralty Bay is one of the best studied sites in the maritime Antarctic. The first benthos data has been recorded in 1906 and knowledge is constantly gained by the research activities of permanent ...


37. Aerial Photography of Antarctica [USARC_AERIAL_PHOTOS]
The USARC maintains all US Aerial Antarctic Mapping photography and USGS flight indexes of the Antarctic. There are over 500,000 photographs in the collection. Most photographs are 9" x 9" black ...


38. Aerosol Scattering Coefficients in the Antarctic ocean, 2011-2012 [KPDC_ASC_ANTARCTIC_2012]
Aerosol scattering coefficients for three different wavelengths (λ=450, 550, and 700nm) are measured almost continuously by a nephelometer in the Antarctic ocean.


39. Amphipoda Hyperiidea of the Southern Ocean: catalogue and occurrences [scarmarbin_2435]
The dataset comprises all occurrence records of hyperiid amphipods from the Southern Ocean sensu lato (south of the sub-Tropical Front). It is based on taxonomic and ecological literature checked ...


40. An Investigation into the Seismic Signatures Generated by Iceberg Calving and Rifting [fricker_0739769]
This award supports a project to strengthen collaborations between the various research groups working on iceberg calving. Relatively little is known about the calving process, especially the physics ...


41. Antarctic 5-km Digital Elevation Model from ERS-1 Altimetry [NSIDC-0076]
This data set provides a Digital Elevation Model (DEM) for Antarctica to 81.5 degrees south latitude, at a resolution of 5 km. Approximately twenty million data points were used to generate this data ...


42. Antarctic Composite Images [SSEC-AMRC-ANT-COMP]
The Antarctic composite satellite image is a mosaic of geostationary and polar orbiting satellite data in the infrared window channel (approximately 11.0 microns) centered over the South Pole and ...


43. Antarctic Ice Velocity Data [NSIDC-0070]
This compilation of recent ice velocity data of the Antarctic ice sheet is intended for use by the polar scientific community. The data are presented in tabular form (ASCII), containing latitude, ...


44. Antarctic Radar Echograms and Derived Ice Thickness Data from CReSIS [NSIDC-0414]
The Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) data from the 2002 and 2006 Flight missions. Basic Processing has been done to obtain the radar echograms and derived ice thickness data. Algorithms ...


45. Antarctic and Subantarctic Asteroid zoogeography [SCAR-MarBIN] [scarmarbin_Asteroids_stampanato]   PARENT METADATA
This dataset is the electronic version of a thesis which was made at the Marine Biology Laboratory of the Free University of Brussels (Prof M. Jangoux). It holds taxonomic and distribution data on ...


46. Antarctic and sub-Antarctic Lophogastrida occurrences [scarmarbin_2433]
The dataset contains all published records of Lophogastrida in the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic regions (Southern Ocean sensu lato i.e. the SCAR-MarIN area of interest)


47. Arctic and Southern Ocean Sea Ice Concentrations [G00799]
Monthly sea ice concentration for Arctic (1901 to 1995) and Southern oceans (1973 to 1990) were digitized on a standard 1-degree grid (cylindrical projection) to provide a relatively uniform set of ...


48. Basement Sill, Antarctica: Constraints from its PGE Abundance Patterns and Isotopic Compositions on Magma Source Characteristics and Crystallization Processes [mukasa_0603729]
The Basement Sill in the Dry Valleys of southern McMurdo Sound and the Dufek layered mafic intrusion in the Pensacola Mts. are part of the Ferrar large igneous province (FLIP), emplaced in a Paleozoic ...


49. Biodiversity of Antarctic Amphipod Crustaceans (BIANZO) [SCAR-MarBIN] [scarmarbin_AntPhipoda]   PARENT METADATA
An Antarctic Marine Biodiversity Reference Centre, devoted to amphipod crustaceans, is under development at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels, Belgium. This centre includes ...


50. Biogeographic distribution of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic Mysida [scarmarbin_2434]
The dataset comprises all Antarctic and sub-Antarctic occurrence records of Mysida species.


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