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1. Nella Dan: ADBEX III Cruise - Sea Ice Core Stratigraphy [ABDEX_III_sea_ice_stratigraphy]
During the Antarctic Division BIOMASS Experiment III (ADBEX III) cruise of the Nella Dan (Oct - Dec 1985), sea ice cores were drilled at 13 stations. Stratigraphy of the cores recorded, along with ...


2. Collaborative Research: Continued Study of Physical Properties of the WAIS Divide Deep Core [spencer_1043313]
This data set includes ~50-m averaged annual layer thicknesses down to 3403 m depth at the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) Divide ice core (WDC06A) as observed visually using diffuse transmitted light ...


3. Law Dome/Wilkes Land Traverse Data 1984 [law_dome_wilkes_land_1984]
Raw logs for snow accumulation, snow density, gravity and snow pit stratigraphy recorded during 1984 traverse season on Law Dome/Wilkes Land. Copies of these documents have been archived in the records ...


4. Snow Accumulation Rate Observations on the Amery Ice Shelf, 1988-1991 [snow_accumulation_amery_88_91]
Summaries of recorded snow accumulation on the Amery Ice Shelf and surrounding areas from the "GA series of snow accumulation stakes". Most stakes have two re-measurements to determine accumulation, ...


5. Stratigraphy Records of Ice Cores Drilled On Traverse From Wilkes In 1961 [wilkes_traverse_stratigraphy_1961]
During a traverse from Wilkes heading inland in 1961, numerous ice cores were drilled. Drawings of the stratigraphy of ice cores, along with density information for the core and a temperature profile ...


6. Stratigraphy of Ice Cores Along Law Dome/Wilkes Land Traverse, 1963 [stratigraphy_wilkes_1963]
Recorded stratigraphy of ice cores taken along traverse over Law Dome and Wilkes Land in 1963. Includes details of method used, and notes on ice temperature, hardness, density and grain. The hard ...


7. Glaciology Spring and Autumn Traverse Program 1985 [GlacioTraverseProgram1985]
Two major traverse programs were run out of Casey in 1985 over the Law Dome and Wilkes Land area. The first (Autumn/Winter) traverse ran from the 24th of March to 14th of June. The second (Spring) ...


8. Logs, Data and Notes from Traverses on Law Dome/Wilkes Land, 1986 [lawdome_traverse_logs_1986]
A collection of logbooks and notes from the 1986 traverses out of Casey over Law Dome and Wilkes Land. Information recorded includes accumulation, gravity, snow temperature, magnetic field, stratigraphy, ...


9. Stratigraphy Results for Ice Cores From Northern Prince Charles Mountains Region on Lambert Glacier and Amery Ice Shelf [npcm_stratigraphy_1988]
Notes made during the analysis of stratigraphy for ice cores drilled in the Northern Prince Charles Mountain region on the Lambert Glacier/Amery Ice Shelf. Includes results from additional lab work ...


10. Sedimentological and Glacial Geological Studies at the Law Dome Ice Margin [ASAC_339]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 339 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: This paper ...


11. Snow Density, Hardness and Temperature, Amery Ice Shelf 1964 [ais_snow_1964]
The Australian Antarctic Division carried out a traverse to the Amery Ice Shelf in the summer of 1964. Numerous snow pits were dug along the traverse, and studies carried out to examine the snow in ...


12. CLPX-Ground: Ground Based Passive Microwave Radiometer (GBMR-7) Data [NSIDC-0165]
This data set contains brightness temperature observations of the snow cover at the Local Scale Observation Site (LSOS) of the Cold Land Processes Field Experiment (CLPX) in Fraser, Colorado, USA. ...


13. CLPX-Ground: ISA Main Meteorological Data [NSIDC-0172]
This data set contains meteorological observations at ten sites throughout the Small Regional Study Area (SRSA) of the Cold Land Processes Field Experiment (CLPX) in Fraser, Colorado, USA. Nine identical ...


14. CLPX-Ground: ISA Snow Pit Measurements [NSIDC-0176]
This data set consists of snow pit data from nine study areas, within three larger-scale areas in northern Colorado (Fraser, North Park, and Rabbit Ears Meso-cell Study Areas (MSAs)). The study ...


15. Physical and Structural Properties of the Siple Dome Ice Cores [NSIDC-0128]
This data set is part of the WAISCORES project, an NSF-funded project to understand the influence of the West Antarctic ice sheet on climate and sea level change. WAISCORES researchers acquired and ...


16. Siple Dome Core Date from Measurement of the d18O of Paleoatmospheric Oxygen [NSIDC-0123]
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. ...


17. Siple Dome Ice Core Age-Depth Scales [NSIDC-0130]
This data set is part of the WAISCORES project, an NSF-funded project to understand the influence of the West Antarctic ice sheet on climate and sea level change. WAISCORES researchers acquired and ...


18. Taylor Dome Ice Core Data [NSIDC-0132]
The collection site is Taylor Dome, an ice-accumulation area on the East Antarctic ice sheet. The dome is a ridge about 20 x 80 km, which lies inland of the Transantarctic Mountains. Deep drilling ...


19. Visible Stratigraphic Dating, Siple Dome and Upstream C Cores [NSIDC-0121]
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. ...


20. WAISCORES: Deep Ice Coring in West Antarctica [NSIDC-0120]
The WAISCORES project is part of the National Science Foundation Office of Polar Programs' West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) initiative, which is aimed at understanding the influence of the West Antarctic ...


21. Antarctic and Greenland Climate Change Comparison [NSIDC-0253]
This data set compares global atmospheric concentration of methane from ice cores taken on the ice sheets of Antarctica and Greenland. The data come from multiple ice cores on each continent, including ...


22. Compilation of Antarctic Radar Data, Siple Coast, 2000-2002 [NSIDC-0274]
These data consist of ground-based, ice-penetrating radar profiles across satellite-detected lineations and terrains that were taken in the lower reaches of Ross Ice Stream C, also known as the Kamb ...


23. GPR and GPS Data: Characteristics of Snow Megadunes and their Potential Effects on Ice Core Interpretation [NSIDC-0282]
The Antarctic megadune research was conducted during two field seasons, one in November 2002 and the other in December 2003 through January 2004. The megadune field site is located on the East Antarctic ...


24. AMSRIce03 Snow Pit Data [NSIDC-0429]
Notice to Data Users: The documentation for this data set was provided solely by the Principal Investigator(s) and was not further developed, thoroughly reviewed, or edited by NSIDC. Thus, support ...


25. Ice-Penetrating Radar Data Across Siple Coast Grounding Lines [NSIDC-0474]
These data consist of ice-penetrating radar data collected on the ground across the grounding line near Siple Dome during the 2006 and 2007 Antarctic summer field seasons. Primarily, the data consist ...


26. Annual Layers at Siple Dome, Antarctica, from Borehole Optical Stratigraphy [NSIDC-0515]
Researchers gathered data on annual snow layers at Siple Dome, Antarctica, using borehole optical stratigraphy. This data set contains annual layer depths and firn optical brightness. The brightness ...


27. Greenland Snow Pit and Core Stratigraphy (Analog and Digital Formats) [G10004]
This data set is comprised of scientific field study notebooks from geologist Carl S. Benson describing his traverses of Greenland from 1952 to 1955. The notebooks contain data on Greenland snow accumulation, ...


28. Greenland Snow Pit and Core Stratigraphy [ARCSS123]
Carl S. Benson's Greenland snow accumulation study field notebooks and analyses of snow accumulation, temperature, ice sheet facies and snow densification are available on 74 microfiche or as hard ...


29. Collaborative Research: Anisotropy, Abrupt Climate Change, and the Deep Ice in West Antarctica [pettit_0940650]
This award supports a project to constrain the accumulation rate, thickness, and temperature history for Siple Dome using a vertical velocity profile that includes the effects of an evolving fabric ...


30. Anisotropy, Abrupt Climate Change, and the Deep Ice in West Antarctica [waddington_0636996]
This record includes two datasets and accompanying code. The anisotropic flow dataset provides velocity and fabric evolution of anisotropic ice for several numerical experiments. The experiments ...


31. Investigation of the Stratigraphy and Time Scale of the WAIS Divide Ice Core Using Electrical Methods [taylor_0440819]
This award supports a project that is part of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet Divide (WAIS Divide) program; which is a multi-disciplinary multi-institutional program to investigate the causes of natural ...


32. Collaborative Research in IPY: Abrupt Environmental Change in the Larsen Ice Shelf System, a Multidisciplinary Approach - Cryosphere and Oceans [scambos_0732921]
This award supports the cryospheric and oceano-graphic components of an integrated multi-disciplinary program to address these rapid and fundamental changes now taking place in Antarctic Peninsula ...


33. Surface mass balance (snow accumulation rate) at Dome Fuji [NIPR_PMG_SURFACE_MASS_BALANCE]
The surface mass balance (SMB) at Dome Fuji, East Antarctica, was estimated using 36 bamboo stakes (grid of 6 x 6, placed at 20-m intervals) from 1995 to 2006. The heights of the stake tops from the ...


34. Spatial Variability in Firn Properties from Borehole Optical Stratigraphy at the Inland WAIS Core Site [waddington_0538639]
Award Abstract #0538639 Spatial Variability in Firn Properties from Borehole Optical Stratigraphy at the Inland WAIS Core Site This award supports a project to study the patterns of accumulation ...


35. Snow pit measurements from FINNARP 2009 snow team [FINNARP2009_snowpit]
Dataset contains data from 15 snow pits along a snow line. The depth of these snow pits was approximately 1.5 meters. Nine 0.5m meters deep snow pits were also measured. The length of snow line ...


36. Investigation of physical structure of snow stratification during the JASE traverse 2007/2008 [NIPR_JASE_15]
To better understand physical structure of snow stratification, a 1m deep pit was dug at every camp site. The following items were investigated: (i) density with 3 cm resolution, (ii) dielectric permittivity ...


37. Investigation of physical structure of snow stratification during the JASE traverse 2007/2008 [NIPR_JASE_19]
To better understand physical structure of the snow stratification, two 4m deep pits and two 2m deep pits were dug at several locations. The following items were investigated: (i) density with 3 cm ...


38. Physical properties of shallow snow samples during the JASE traverse 2007/2008 [NIPR_JASE_21]
To better understand how environmental signals are fixed in snow stratification, two 4m deep pits and two 2m deep pits were dug at several locations. Snow samples were collected for purposes of physical ...


39. Physical Properties of the US ITASE Firn and Ice Cores from South Pole to Taylor Dome [meese_0538494]
This award supports a project for physical properties research on snow pits and firn/ice cores with specific objectives that include stratigraphic analysis including determination of accumulation ...


40. Images of ice core sections that have been processed at the U.S. National Ice Core Laboratory [NICL_Ice_Core_Image]
The dataset is comprised of optical images of ice core sections that were acquired with a digital line-scan camera in the cold room facility at the U.S. National Ice Core Laboratory (NICL). Ice core ...


41. Images of ice core sections that have been processed at the U.S. National Ice Core Laboratory [McGwire_0230149]
The dataset is comprised of optical images of ice core sections that were acquired with a digital line-scan camera in the cold room facility at the U.S. National Ice Core Laboratory (NICL). Ice core ...


42. Collaborative Research: Refining a 500-kyr Climate Record From the Mt. Moulton Blue Ice Field in West Antarctica [dunbar_NSF0230348]
There is intense scientific interest in the history, dynamics and future of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet because it is the world's only remaining marine ice sheet and is considered by ...


43. Borehole Optical Stratigraphy: Ice Microphysics, Climate Change, and the Optical Properties of Firn [waddington_0335330]
This award supported a study of the physical nature and environmental origin of optical features (light and dark zones) observed by video in boreholes in polar ice. These features appear to include ...


44. Histories of accumulation, thickness and WAIS Divide location from radar layers using a new inverse approach [Waddington_0440666]
This project used geophysical inverse theory and a 2.5D flowband ice-flow forward model to extract robust transient accumulation patterns from multiple deeper layers. Histories of divide migration ...


45. Snow data from Vestfonna from August 2007 to May 2008 (Finland) [kinnvika-snow]
Data includes physical snow properties (temperature, grain size, stratigraphy and density) from six snow pits around Vestfonna ice cap, Nordaustlandet, Svalbard and optical measurements in snow from ...


46. Dielectric Properties, Density and Wetness of Surface Snow for SAR- Ground Truth [mattila_SAR_ground_truth_DML]
Ground truth data for SAR- images was collected in western Dronning Maud Land during austral summer 2003/2004. Data set includes measurements of dielectric properties, density and wetness ...


47. Radar Studies of Internal Stratigraphy and Bed Topography along the US ITASE II Traverse [jacobel_0440304]
A project to perform ice radar studies of bedrock topography and internal layers along the second US ITASE traverse corridor extending from Taylor Dome to South Pole on the inland side of the Transantarctic ...


48. Borehole Optical Stratigraphy at Siple Dome [UW_BOS_SDM]
This data set contains the Borehole Optical Stratigraphic (BOS) profile for a borehole (designated K) approximately 50 M from the main borehole at Siple Dome, West Antarctica. BOS is ...


49. Collaborative Research: Characteristics of Snow Megadunes and their Potential Effects on Ice Core Interpretation [scambos_0125570]
Field study and remote sensing measurements of an area of snow megadunes on the East Antarctic plateau provides a preliminary assessment of dune morphology, firn structure, and layering ...


50. Firn permeability at sites in West Antarctica [WAIS_Permeability]
This data set lists the measured snow and firn density and permeability at sites in West Antarctica. The measurements were done on consecutive ten- centimeter sampling in snow pits and ...


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