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Antarctic Aerogeophysics Data
Entry ID: NSIDC-0240

Abstract: The data that the Support Office for Aerogeophysical Research (SOAR) provides include various aerogeophysical measurements taken in the West Antarctic Ice Shelf (WAIS) from 1994 to 2001. The instruments used in experiments include ice-penetrating radar, laser altimetry and magnetics, and an integrated aerogeophysical platform that includes airborne gravity with carrier-phase GPS to support kinematic differential positioning. SOAR is a part of the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics (UTIG) and provides several types of data associated with various campaigns over the years. This material is based on work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grants: OPP-9120464, 9319369, 9319379, and 9911617.
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Description: NSF SOAR Project page
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -68.73   S: -75.0   E: 90.0   W: -90.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Blankenship, D. D., D. L. Morse, J. W. Holt, and I. W. Dalziel.
Dataset Title: Antarctic Aerogeophysics Data
Dataset Series Name: NSIDC-0240
Dataset Release Date: 2004-07-13
Dataset Release Place: Austin, Texas USA
Dataset Publisher: UTIG: University of Texas Institute for Geophysics
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-01-01
Stop Date: 2004-12-31
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Originating Center
Data Center
NSIDC Antarctic Glaciological Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
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Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
Phone: (512) 471-0489
Fax: (512) 471-8844
Email: blank at
Contact Address:
J.J. Pickle Research Campus, Bldg. 196 | 10100 Burnet Rd.
City: Austin
Province or State: TX
Postal Code: 78758
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-07-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-06-07

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