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Firn core data from shallow drilling investigations in eastern Wilkes Land, East Antarctica
Entry ID: AADC-00065

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Summary
Abstract: A shallow firn core drilling program was conducted in eastern Wilkes Land in 1985 by an ANARE glaciological team. In conjunction with surveys carried out on ice sheet topography and snow surface characteristics, 250 m of firn cores were retrieved from 15 shallow boreholes to investigate the firn-pack structure and firn stratigraphy. Firn layer density, grain size and visible stratigraphy were ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -68.59   S: -69.02   E: 130.81   W: 113.33
Min Altitude: 1626 M Max Altitude: 2210 M
Min Depth: 0 M Max Depth: 30.96 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Goodwin, I.
Dataset Title: Firn core data from shallow drilling investigations in eastern Wilkes Land, East Antarctica
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2003-04-08
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/metadata_redirect.cfm?md=/AMD...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1985-01-01
Stop Date: 1985-12-31
Quality The dates provided in temporal coverage are approximate only.
Access Constraints The data are available from the url below.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=AADC-00065 when using these data.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 16 kb
Distribution Format: csv
Fees: Free
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +61 2 4921 8870
Fax: +61 2 4921 5877
Email: ian.goodwin at newcastle.edu.au
Contact Address:
SCHOOL OF GEOSCIENCES
UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE
City: CALLAGHAN
Province or State: New South Wales
Postal Code: 2308
Country: Australia
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Publications/References
Goodwin, I.D. (1988), Ice sheet topography and surface characterisitcs in eastern Wilkes Land, East Antarctica, ANARE Research Notes Number, 64, Antarctic Division, Hobart

Jones, D.J. (1983), Snow stratigraphy observations in the katabatic wind region of eastern Wilkes Land, Antarctica, ANARE Research Notes Number, 17, Antarctic Division, Hobart
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-10-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27


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