Ice-Penetrating Radar Data Across Siple Coast grounding LinesEntry ID: NSIDC-0474
Abstract: These data consist of ice-penetrating radar data collected on the ground across the grounding line near Siple Dome during the 2006 and 2007 Antarctic summer field seasons. Primarily, the data consist of low-frequency radar data (2MHz, resolution ~50 m) in order to observe deep internal layers and the ice-bed interface. In places, high-frequency (100 MHz, resolution ~1m) radar data also exist. Coincident kinematic GPS data was also collected to correct our radar data for topography along each profile. Radar profiles are typically ~20 km in length with the grounding line crossed centrally where possible.
data_format: matlab file containing raw and filtered data and coincident location information from GPS
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Ginny Catania
Dataset Title: Radar data across the Siple grounding line
Start Date: 2006-12-01Stop Date: 2007-12-22
CRYOSPHERE > SNOW/ICE > ICE MOTION
CRYOSPHERE > SNOW/ICE > ICE VELOCITY
CRYOSPHERE > SNOW/ICE
CRYOSPHERE > GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS
CRYOSPHERE > GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS > ABLATION ZONES/ACCUMULATION ZONES
CRYOSPHERE > GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS > GLACIER MASS BALANCE/ICE SHEET MASS BALANCE
CRYOSPHERE > GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS > GLACIER TOPOGRAPHY/ICE SHEET TOPOGRAPHY
CRYOSPHERE > GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS > GLACIER ELEVATION/ICE SHEET ELEVATION
CRYOSPHERE > GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS > GLACIER MOTION/ICE SHEET MOTION
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Phone: (512) 471-6156
Email: gcatania at ig.utexas.edu
Institute for Geophysics (UTIG) The University of Texas J.J. Pickle Research Campus, Bldg. 196 10100 Burnet Rd. (R2200)
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Postal Code: 78758-4445
Catania, G. A., T. A. Scambos, H. Conway, and C. F. Raymond (2006), Sequential stagnation of Kamb Ice Stream, West Antarctica, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L14502, doi:10.1029/2006GL026430.
Catania, G.A., C. Hulbe and H. Conway, (in press) Grounding line basal melt rates determined using radar-derived internal stratigraphy, Journal of Glaciology.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-07-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-07-08