Strain meter measurements of sea ice under the influence of a moving load from the sea ice runway near McMurdo Station
Entry ID: K131_1983_1985_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Using a strain meter, with a 500 mm gauge length, the influence of a moving load on the strain produced in sea ice was measured firstly by driving a vehicle (ford pickup) on the sea ice runway near McMurdo Station, with the vehicle being driven at speeds up to 70 mph and secondly from an aircraft during taxiing, taking off and landing on the sea ice runway. The vehicle was used in the first season ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.67   S: -77.67   E: 166.25   W: 166.25
  N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.75   W: 166.75

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1983-12-02
Stop Date: 1983-12-22

Start Date: 1984-10-01
Stop Date: 1984-11-30
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Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
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Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +64 4 931 3000
Fax: +64 4 931 3754
Email: t.haskell at irl.cri.nz
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Industrial Research Ltd.
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PO BOX 31310
City: Lower Hutt
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Squire, V.A. Langhorne, P.J. Robinson, W.H. Heine, A.J. Haskell, T.G. Moving loads on sea ice. Polar record 23(146): 569-575, 1987.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-02-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-02-12
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