Compilation of Antarctic Radar Data, Siple Coast, 2000-2002
Entry ID: NSIDC-0274

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Summary
Abstract: 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 Ice Stream (KIS); on Roosevelt Island; on the Siple Dome; and on the Shabtaie Ice Ridge. Researchers collected low frequency (2 MHz - 7 MHz) data during two separate deployments, 11 November through 7 ... View entire text
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Description: WAISCORES: Deep Ice Coring in West Antarctica
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -81.0   S: -84.0   E: -134.0   W: -158.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Howard Conway
Dataset Title: Compilation of Antarctic Radar Data, Siple Coast, 2000-2002
Dataset Release Date: 2005-12-15
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO USA
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Data Presentation Form: Digital Media
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0274.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-11-11
Stop Date: 2000-12-07

Start Date: 2002-01-03
Stop Date: 2002-01-28
Quality Error in the measurements arises from three main sources: * the migration technique (See Processing Steps (http://nsidc.org/data/docs/agdc/nsidc0274_conway/index.html#process...).) * uncertainty picking the location of the bed reflection * uncertainty in the radio wave velocity within the glacier. For these measurements the investigators estimate the uncertainty in ice thickness to be approximately 5 m.
Data Set Progress
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Originating Center
Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC 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: 74.2 MB
Distribution Format: JPEG, binary
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: (206) 543-4914
Email: charlie at ess.washington.edu
Contact Address:
University of Washington
Department of Earth and Space Sciences
Box 351310
City: Seattle
Province or State: WA
Postal Code: 98105
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Anandakrishnan, S., R. B. Alley, R. W. Jacobel, and H. Conway. 2000. The flow regime of Ice Stream C and hypotheses concerning its recent stagnation. Antarctic Research Series 77, 283-296.

Catania, G., H. Conway, C. Raymond, and T. Scambos. 2004. Surface morphology and internal layer stratigraphy in the downstream end of Kamb Ice Stream, West Antarctica. Journal of Glaciology. In press.

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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-02-03
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-05-14
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