Ice Thickness and Internal Layer Depth Along the 2001 and 2002 US ITASE Traverses
Entry ID: NSIDC-0264

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Summary
Abstract: Ice thickness and internal layer depth data were collected with a ground-based, ice-penetrating radar study as part of the US International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition (US ITASE) traverse in West Antarctica from 01 November 2001 to 10 January 2003. Longitude, latitude, ice thickness, and depth to a prominent internal reflector were collected at approximately 12 m intervals. Ice thickness values are reported for approximately 90% of the traverse, and internal layer depth values are reported for approximately 80% of the traverse. Data are avaialble in ASCII and JPEG formats via FTP.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -80.0   S: -90.0   E: -76.0   W: -120.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Robert Jacobel and Brian Welch
Dataset Title: Ice Thickness and Internal Layer Depth Along the 2001 and 2002 US ITASE Traverses
Dataset Release Date: 2005-04-08
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/NSIDC-0264
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-11-01
Stop Date: 2003-01-10
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
NSIDC Antarctic Glaciological Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/agdc/

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC AGDC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 1 - 4096 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 1 - 4096 KB
Distribution Format: Joint Photographic Expert Group (JPEG) (.jpg)
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: (507) 646-3124
Email: jacobel at stolaf.edu
Contact Address:
Department of Physics
St. Olaf College
1520 St. Olaf Ave.
City: Northfield
Province or State: MN
Postal Code: 55057
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Jacobel, R.W., and B.C. Welch. 2005. A time marker at 17.5 KYBP detected throughout West Antarctica. Annals of Glaciology 41. In Press. Jacobel, R.W., B.C. Welch, E.J. Steig, and D.P. Schneider. 2005. Hercules Dome – an optimal site for deep ice core drilling. Journal of Geophysical Research 110: F01015. doi:10.1029/2004JF000188. Siegert, M.J., B.C. Welch, A. Vieli, D.D. Blankenship, I.M. ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-04-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-05-22
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