Ice sheet topography and surface characteristics in eastern Wilkes Land, East Antarctica.Entry ID: AADC-00064
Abstract: This dataset is summarised using the abstract from ANARE Research Notes 64, Ice sheet topography and surface characteristics in eastern Wilkes Land, East Antarctica.
A comprehensive survey of the ice-sheet topography and surface physical characteristics was conducted by ANARE glaciological teams in eastern Wilkes Land during the period 1980-86. Oversnow operations were between 112E and 132E ... extending from the coast to 69S and covered the elevation range 800-2300 m asl. This report presents the data set collected on the surface topography, and the spatial distribution of snow accumulation rates, snow surface microrelief and surface wind fields, snow surface physical properties and firn temperatures.
The fields in this dataset include:
Accumulation: (m), (m/a) and (kg/m2/a)
Surface Microrelief Type, Size and Orientation
Mean Surface Microrelief Balance
Deposition microrelief (m)
Erosional microrelief (m)
Depth Firn Temperatures
Geodetic Position Control
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Goodwin, I.
Dataset Title: Ice sheet topography and surface characteristics in eastern Wilkes Land, East Antarctica.
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2003-04-08
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data CentreOnline Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/metadata_redirect.cfm?md=/AMD...
Start Date: 1980-01-01Stop Date: 1986-12-31
CRYOSPHERE > GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS > GLACIERS
CRYOSPHERE > GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS > ICE SHEETS
CRYOSPHERE > SNOW/ICE > SNOW DENSITY
CRYOSPHERE > SNOW/ICE > SNOW DEPTH
CRYOSPHERE > GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS > ABLATION ZONES/ACCUMULATION ZONES
CRYOSPHERE > GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS > GLACIER ELEVATION/ICE SHEET ELEVATION
Quality The dates given in temporal coverage are accurate to year only.
Access Constraints The dataset is available for download from the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=AADC-00064 when using these data.
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 85 KB
Distribution Format: .xls
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +61 2 4921 8870
Fax: +61 2 4921 5877
Email: ian.goodwin at newcastle.edu.au
SCHOOL OF GEOSCIENCES UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE
Province or State: New South Wales
Postal Code: 2308
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3157
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: sarah.park at aad.gov.au
203 Channel Highway Australian Antarctic Division
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-04-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27