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Glaciological Investigations of the Bulge and Trunk of Kamb Ice Stream, West Antarctica
Entry ID: NSIDC-0380


Summary
Abstract: This data set contains radar data from the Kamb Ice Stream (KIS), formerly known as Ice Stream C, in West Antarctica. The project was part of a larger study to assess the likelihood of ice stream reactivation. Parameters include latitude, longitude, distance along profile, ice thickness pick, bright layer depth, and surface elevation, from approximately 1600 km of ground-based radar traverses recorded during the 2004 and 2005 Antarctic field seasons. Data are available via FTP as ASCII text files (.txt). Profile location maps and sample profile sections are available as Joint Photographic Experts Group (.jpg) image files. The data are also available as binary data on DVD, upon request.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -82.0   S: -83.0   E: -130.0   W: -140.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Jacobel, R.
Dataset Title: Glaciological Investigations of the Bulge and Trunk of Kamb Ice Stream, West Antarctica
Dataset Series Name: NSIDC-0380
Dataset Release Date: 2009-03-26
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/NSIDC-0380
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2005-11-14
Stop Date: 2005-12-28

Start Date: 2004-11-01
Stop Date: 2004-12-30
Location Keywords
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Alaska Geospatial Data Clearinghouse, Geography, AK Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://agdc.usgs.gov/

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
Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 12 - 375 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text
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., A. M. Gades, D. L. Gottschling, S. M. Hodge and D. L. Wright. 1993. Interpretation of radar-detected internal layer folding in West Antarctic ice streams. Journal of Glaciology, 39(133), 528–537. Jacobel, R. W., T. A. Scambos, C. F. Raymond and A. M. Gades. 1996. Changes in the configuration of ice stream flow from the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. Journal of Geophysical Research, ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-12-05


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