Snow Density, Hardness and Temperature, Amery Ice Shelf 1964
Entry ID: ais_snow_1964

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Summary
Abstract: 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 the area. Information on the the snow density, hardness, stratigraphy and snow temperature were recorded, and are summarised in this report.

Records for this work have been archived at the Australian Antarctic Division.

Logbook(s):
Glaciology Amery Ice Shelf Traverse 1964 - The report from the traverse.

Related URL
Link: VIEW RELATED INFORMATION
Description: Citation reference for this metadata record and dataset


Geographic Coverage
 N: -68.0 S: -74.0  E: 74.0  W: 65.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1963-11-20
Stop Date: 1963-12-24


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR


Science Keywords
CRYOSPHERE >SNOW/ICE    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW DENSITY    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW STRATIGRAPHY    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW/ICE TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW DENSITY    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW STRATIGRAPHY    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW/ICE TEMPERATURE    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE


Platform
FIELD INVESTIGATION    [Information]


Access Constraints
Physical logbook(s) can only be accessed at the Australian Antarctic Division.


Use Constraints
This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).

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Keywords
Amery Ice Shelf
Log books


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Originating Center
Australian Antarctic Division


Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
Name: DATA OFFICER AADC
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia


Personnel
DATA OFFICER AADC
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia


JASON ANDERSON
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: jason.anderson at utas.edu.au
Contact Address:
Antarctic CRC
University of Tasmania
Grosvenor St
City: Sandy Bay
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7005
Country: Australia



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-07-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-11-29

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