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An integrated marine geophysical survey (multibeam bathymetry, chirp sonar, gravity and geomagnetic measurements, with seismic reflection) of the southern Adare Basin region. (R/V Nathaniel B Palmer cruise NBP0701)
Entry ID: K101_2006_2007_NZ_1

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Abstract: A detailed integrated marine geophysical survey of the sourthern Adare Basin region and a series of detailed seismic transects across the Northern Basin, underlying the north-western Ross Sea continental shelf was conducted in a collaborative research investigation. The research program contributes to the understanding of plate tectonics, particularly the detailed development of the Ross Sector of ... View entire text
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Description: Potential field and bathymetric data are lodged at the Marine Geoscience Data System.
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -69.0   S: -74.0   E: 178.0   W: 171.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-12-22
Stop Date: 2007-01-27
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Quality All data reside with USA Principal Investigator, Professor S Cande, SIO, UCSD, California. Potential field and bathymetric data are lodged at:
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Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Phone: +64 4 473 8208
Fax: +64 4 471 0977
Email: fred.davey at
Contact Address:
PO Box 1320
City: Wellington
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Davey, F.J., Cande, S.C. And Stock, J.M. 2006. Extension in the western Ross Sea region-links between Adare Basin and Victoria Land Basin. Geophys. Res. Lett. 33, L20315, doi:10.1029/2006GL027383

Davey, F.J. Jacobs, S.S. 2007 USGS Open-File Report 2007-1047, Short research paper 067 doi:10.3133/of2007-1047.srp067 Influence of submarine morphology on bottom water flow across the western Ross Sea continental margin, in Antarctica: a keystone in a changing world? Antarctica: A Keystone in a Changing World – Online Proceedings of the 10th ISAES X. Cooper, A.K.(ed.), Raymond, C.R.(ed.), Washington DC US Geological Survey
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18

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