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1. COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH; IPY: Ocean-Ice Interaction in the Amundsen Sea sector of West Antarctica [Bindschadler_0732906]
Collaborative With: McPhee 0732804, Holland 0732869, Truffer 0732730, Stanton 0732926, Anandakrishnan 0732844 Title: Collaborative Research: IPY: Ocean-Ice Interaction in the Amundsen Sea Sector ...


2. Detrital apatite (U-Th)/He ages from glaciomarine sediment offshore of the Cayley and Drygalski Glaciers, northern Antarctic Peninsula [PLR-1246484]
This data set consists of bulk (U-Th)/He ages measured on apatite grains extracted from glaciomarine sediment samples near the Cayley and Drygalski Glaciers, northern Antarctic Peninsula.


3. WAIS Divide Ice Core Discrete CH4 (80-3403m) [NSIDC-0631]
A project to develop a 50 yr resolution methane data set that will play a pivotal role in developing the WAIS Divide timescale as well as providing a common stratigraphic framework for comparing climate ...


4. Spectral and Broadband Albedo of Antarctic Sea-ice Types [warren_ANT1141275]
The albedo, or reflection coefficient, is a measure of the diffuse reflectivity of an irradiated surface. With the sunlit atmosphere as a light source, and sea-ice as a diffuse reflecting surface, ...


5. Freeze-Thaw Earth System Data Record [UMT_NTSG_FREEZETHAW]
NASA's Freeze/Thaw Earth System Data Record (FT-ESDR) Web Interface is a NASA MEaSUREs (Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments) funded effort to provide a consistent long-term ...


6. Collaborative Research: Controls over the Spatial Distribution and Activity of Microbial Communities in Antarctic Soils [NSF-ANT09-44556]
Advances in molecular techniques have expanded our understanding of soil microbial communities, and raised important questions about regional and global patterns in microbial diversity. The proposed ...


7. Collaborative Research: Stable Isotopes of Ice in the Transition and Glacial Sections of the WAIS Divide Deep Ice Core (NSF Award Number 1043092) [WAIS_Divide_Isotope_Data]
WAIS Divide Core 06A 68,000 years ago through 2000C.E. Isotope Data from University of Washington (Eric Steig). Data set of 0.25 to 1 meter averages of oxygen isotope data from the WAIS Divide ice ...


8. Age and Composition of the East Antarctic Shield [0944645]
We completed a field season in Antarctica in 2010-11 with a 5-person field party. Ten sampling sites along the Transantarctic Mountains from the Convoy Range to Hatcher Bluffs were visited by helicopter ...


9. Collaborative Research: Weddell seals as autonomous sensors of the winter oceanography of the Ross Sea [NSF-ANT08-38892]
Marine mammals of the Southern Ocean have evolved diverse life history patterns and foraging strategies to accommodate extreme fluctuations in the physical and biological environment. In light of ...


10. 17O Excess from WAIS Divide, 0 to 25 ka BP [NSIDC-0596]
This data set contains the VSMOW-SLAP d17O, d18O, and 17O-excess data from the WAIS Divide Ice Core Project, Siple Dome and Taylor Dome, along with the published and VSMOW-SLAP normalized d17O, d18O, ...


11. Collaborative Research: Byrd Glacier Flow Dynamics [Byrd_flow_dynamics]
This collaborative award includes Investigators associated with NSF PLR awards ANT-0944597 (Stearns) and ANT-0944087 (Hamilton). This is a project to understand the flow dynamics of large, fast-moving ...


12. Collaborative Research: IPY: GAMBIT: Gamburtsev Aerogeophysical Mapping of Bedrock and Ice Targets [AGAP_GAMBIT]
This award supported an aerogeophysical study of the Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains (GSM), a Texas-sized mountain range buried beneath the ice sheets of East Antarctica. The project would perform ...


13. ASPIRE: Amundsen Sea Polynya International Research Expedition [NSF-ANT09-44727]
ASPIRE is an NSF-funded project that will examine the ecology of the Amundsen Sea during the Austral summer of 2010. ASPIRE includes an international team of trace metal and carbon chemists, phytoplankton ...


14. Collaborative Research: IPY: POLENET-Antarctica: Investigating Links Between Geodynamics and Ice Sheets [NSF-ANT06-32322]
This project constructs POLENET a network of GPS and seismic stations in West Antarctica to understand how the mass of the West Antarctic ice sheet (WAIS) changes with time. The information is ultimately ...


15. Collaborative Research: IPY: POLENET-Antarctica: Investigating Links Between Geodynamics and Ice Sheets [polenet_IPY]
Collaborative Research: IPY: POLENET-Antarctica: Investigating Links between Geodynamics and Ice Sheets. POLENET is a network of GPS and seismic stations in West Antarctica to determine how the mass ...


16. Mount Erebus Volcano Observatory: Operations, Science and Outreach (MEVO-OSO) [NSF-ANT11-42083]
Intellectual Merit: Mt. Erebus is one of only a handful of volcanoes worldwide that have lava lakes with readily observable and nearly continuous Strombolian explosive activity. Erebus is also unique ...


17. Does the Strength of the Carbonate Pump Change with Ocean Stratification and Acidification and How? [NSF-ANT10-40957]
This project will improve the ability to predict the response of the carbonate pump to ocean acidification and stratification through enhanced understanding of the controlling factors of the export ...


18. Environmental Genomics in an Antarctic polychaete [NSF-ANT09-44557]
Genome-enabled biology provides a foundation for understanding the genetic basis of organism-environment interactions. . The research project links gene expression, genome methylation, and metabolic ...


19. A Low-power, Quick-install Polar Observation System ('AMIGOS-II') for Monitoring Climate-ice-ocean Interactions [Scambos_PLR1441432]
The investigators propose to build and test a multi-sensor, automated measurement station for monitoring Arctic and Antarctic ice-ocean environments. The system, based on a previously successful design, ...


20. Collaborative Research: Integrative Study of Marine Ice Sheet Stability & Subglacial Life Habitats in W Antarctica - Lake & Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling (LISSARD) [anandakrishnan_0838763]
This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). The LISSARD project (Lake and Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling) is one of three research ...


21. Collaborative Research: Integrative Study of Marine Ice Sheet Stability and Subglacial Life Habitats - Robotic Access to Grounding-zones for Exploration and Science (RAGES) [anandakrishnan_0838764]
The RAGES project (Robotic Access to Grounding zones for Exploration and Science) is one of three research components of the WISSARD (Whillans Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling) integrative ...


22. Effect of Ocean Acidification on Early Life History Stages of the Antarctic Sea Urchins Sterechinus Neumayeri [NSF-ANT09-44201]
This research examines the effects of ocean acidification on embryos and larvae of a contemporary calcifier in the coastal waters of Antarctica, the sea urchin Sterechinus neumayeri. The effect of ...


23. Structural, petrological and geochronological data from Fosdick Mountains, Marie Byrd Land [OPP0944600_MarieByrdLand_FordRanges]
Research in the Marie Byrd Land addressed the question of crustal differentiation and stabilization of the continental crust of Marie Byrd Land province in West Antarctica. Through differentiation, ...


24. Exploring A 2 Million + Year Ice Climate Archive-Allan Hills Blue Ice Area (2MBIA) [NSF-ANT08-38849]
This award supports a project to generate an absolute timescale for the Allan Hills Blue Ice Area (BIA), and then to reconstruct details of past climate changes and greenhouse gas concentrations for ...


25. Collaborative Research: Integrative Study of Marine Ice Sheet Stability and Subglacial Life Habitats in West Antarctica - Lake and Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling (LISSARD) [NSF-ANT08-39142]
The LISSARD project (Lake and Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling) is one of three research components of the WISSARD integrative initiative (Whillans Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research ...


26. Crystalline rocks of the Antarctic Peninsula [dlb_APgeothermochron]
This dataset consists of: (1) a suite of crystalline rocks (primarily granitoids & quartzites, with subordinate gneisses, schists, volcanic rocks, and mafic intrusive rocks) collected from the Antarctic ...


27. Sedimentary rocks of Larsen basin [dlb_LarsenBasin]
This dataset consists of: (1) a suite of sedimentary rocks (primarily sandstones, with subordinate mudstones, conglomerates, glauconites and volcanic ashes) collected from Cretaceous through Paleogene ...


28. West Antarctica Ice Core Data [NSIDC-0536]
This data set includes ice core water isotope data from Antarctic ice cores covering the last 200 to 2000 years, as published in Steig and others, 2013, Nature Geoscience.


29. Collaborative Research: EAGER: Evaluating the Larsen Basin's Suitability for Testing the Cretaceous Glaciation Hypothesis [NSF-ANT12-41460]
Intellectual Merit: Recent geochemical, sequence stratigraphic, and integrated investigations of marine strata from several continental margins and ocean basins suggest that ephemeral ice sheets may ...


30. Collaborative Research in IPY: Abrupt Environmental Change in the Larsen Ice Shelf System, a Multidisciplinary Approach - Marine Ecosystems. [NSF-ANT07-32983]
Collaborative Research in IPY: Abrupt Environmental Change in the Larsen Ice Shelf System, a Multidisciplinary Approach - Marine Ecosystems. A profound transformation in ecosystem structure and function ...


31. Methyl Bromide Measurements in the Taylor Dome M3C1 Ice Core [NSIDC-0598]
The data set includes methyl bromide (CH3Br) measurements made on air extracted from 70 samples from the Taylor Dome M3C1 ice core. CH3Br was measured in air from the Taylor Dome ice core to reconstruct ...


32. The Physiological Ecology of Two Antarctic Icons: Emperor Penguins and Leopard Seals [NSF-ANT09-44220]
Emperor penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri) and leopard seals (Hydrurga leptonyx) are iconic, top predators in Antarctica. Understanding their physiological ecology is essential to the assessment of their ...


33. Carbonyl Sulfide Measurements in the Taylor Dome M3C1 Ice Core [NSIDC-0599]
The data set includes carbonyl sulfide (COS) measurements made on air extracted from 53 samples from the Taylor Dome M3C1 ice core. COS was measured in air from the Taylor Dome ice core to reconstruct ...


34. Methyl Chloride Measurements in the Taylor Dome M3C1 Ice Core [NSIDC-0600]
This data set includes methyl chloride (CH3CI) measurements made on air extracted from 62 samples from the Taylor Dome M3C1 ice core in East Antarctica. CH3CI was measured in ...


35. Bubble Number-density Data and Modeled Paleoclimates [NSIDC-0538]
This data set includes bubble number-density measured at depths from 120 meters to 560 meters at 20-meter intervals in both horizontal and vertical samples. The data set also includes modeled temperature ...


36. High-resolution Atmospheric CO2 during 7.4-9.0 ka [NSIDC-0527]
This data set provides a new CO2 record from the Siple Dome ice core, Antarctica, that covers 7.4-9.0 ka (thousand years) with 8- to 16-year resolution. A small, about 1-2 ppm, increase of atmospheric ...


37. Iceberg Capsize Kinematics and Energetics [NSIDC-0590]
This data set represents a typical single iceberg capsize experiment. Included in this data set are all the parameters of the plastic iceberg's density and dimensions, the density of the water surrounding ...


38. WAIS Divide Ice Core Electrical Conductance Measurements, Antarctica [NSIDC-0591]
This data set contains electrical measurements that were used to develop the WDC06A-7 timescale.


39. WAIS Divide Sonic Log Data [NSIDC-0592]
This data set contains a record of speeds for vertically-propagating compression-waves measured throughout the depth of ice that surrounds the WAIS-D borehole. Multiple logs provide redundant measurements ...


40. Ecophysiology of DMSP and related compounds and their contributions to carbon and sulfur dynamics in Phaeocystis antarctica [NSF-ANT09-44686]
Spectacular blooms of Phaeocystis antarctica in the Ross Sea, Antarctica are the source of some of the world's highest concentrations of dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP) and its volatile degradation ...


41. Collaborative Research: Polyphase Orogenesis and Crustal Differentiation in West Antarctica [NSF-ANT09-44615]
Intellectual Merit: The northern Ford ranges in Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica, record events and processes that transformed a voluminous succession of Lower Paleozoic turbidites intruded by calc-alkaline ...


42. Microbially Mediated Alteration of Volcanic Glass using McMurdo Extreme Environments as Natural Laboratories [NSF-ANT07-39712]
This project studies the microbial processes that alter volcanic glass, which is critical to understanding the earliest life on earth. To understand the environmental controls on these processes, ...


43. Roles for Dehydration and Photoperiodism in Preparing an Antarctic Insect for the Polar Night [NSF-ANT08-37559]
Polar terrestrial environments are often described as deserts, where water availability is a critical factor limiting the distribution of terrestrial organisms. In such environments, tolerance of ...


44. Collaborative Research: Antarctic Ecosystems across the Permian-Triassic Boundary: Integrating Paleobotany, Sedimentology, and Paleoecology [PLR_0943934]
Permian and Triassic fossil plants collected from the Beardmore Glacier area, central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica. These include permineralized peat, permineralized and petrified wood, and ...


45. 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 ...


46. Development of the Rapid Access Ice Drill: Phase 1 Design [RAID_Phase_1]
We completed a detailed engineering design for a new mobile drilling platform for future use on the ice sheets of Antarctica. Based on a competitive bidding process, a search for an engineering design ...


47. Functional Genomics and Physiological Ecology of Seasonal Succession in Antarctic Phytoplankton: Adaptations to Light and Temperature [NSF-ANT10-43532]
The proposed research will investigate the genomic basis of the physiological and ecological transition of Antarctic marine phytoplankton from a cold dark winter to a warmer, brighter spring. During ...


48. Noble Gases in the WAIS Divide Ice Core as Indicators of Local and Mean-ocean Temperature [severinghaus_0944343]
This award supports a project to develop both a record of past local temperature change at the WAIS Divide site, and past mean ocean temperature using solubility effects on atmospheric krypton and ...


49. Geodynamic Models of Subsidence and Lithospheric Flexure at the ANDRILL Drill Sites: Implications for Cenozoic Tectonics and Ice Sheet History [NSF-ANT10-43700]
Intellectual Merit: This research will place the subsidence history of the southern Victoria Land Basin into a quantitative geodynamic context and will assess the influence of flexure associated with ...


50. Collaborative Research in IPY: Abrupt Environmental Change in the Larsen Ice Shelf System, a Multidisciplinary Approach -- Cryosphere and Oceans [truffer_0732602]
This award supports the cryospheric and oceanographic components of an integrated multi-disciplinary program to address the rapid and fundamental changes now taking place in Antarctic Peninsula (AP). ...


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