The relationship between climatic/environmental signals from high resolution snow pit studies and meteorological conditions
Entry ID: ASAC_1172

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Abstract: Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1172 See the link below for public details on this project.
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The aim of ice core drilling is to extract information which aids in the reconstruction of past climatic conditions. There has been limited research, however, towards calibrating records preserved in the ice sheet with atmospheric conditions. The intention ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -66.76   S: -66.77   E: 112.81   W: 112.8
Min Altitude: 1300M Max Altitude: 1300M
Min Depth: 0M Max Depth: 120M

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-09-30
Stop Date: 2005-03-31
Quality Trace ion data were quality checked.

Values provided in temporal coverage are approximate only.
Access Constraints These data are publicly available for download from the provided URL.

Except for the 2004-2005 data which is not yet publicly available.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at when using these data.
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Size: 504 KB
Distribution Format: .xls
Phone: +61 3 6226 1876
Fax: +61 3 6226 2902
Email: mark.curran at
Contact Address:
203 Channel Highway
Australian Antarctic Division
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
McMorrow A.J., Curran M.A.J., van Ommen T.D., Morgan V., Pook M.J., Allison I. (2001), Intercomparison of firn core and meteorological data., Antarctic Science, 13, 3, 329-337
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-08-28
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