Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, AM03 Brancker thermistor data
Entry ID: ASAC_1164_AM03_Brancker

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Summary
Abstract: AM03 borehole drilled December 2005.
Partial annual data retrieved for 2006, and 2007.

Consult Readme file for detail of data files and formats.

Dataset was updated on 2011-12-01 to include 2011 data.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -70.56   S: -70.56   E: 70.33   W: 70.33
Min Altitude: 86.7 M
Max Depth: 722 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Allison, I. and Craven, M.
Dataset Title: Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, AM03 Brancker thermistor data
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2013-11-06
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/metadata_redirect.cfm?md=/AMD...
Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
ASAC_1164_AM03

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2005-12-27
Stop Date: 2005-12-30
Instrument
Thermistors Ancillary Description
Quality See Readme file ... data collected as header, then 8 x celsius temperature columns for each of 8 x thermistors on the cable ... uppermost sensor in leftmost column of data ... data collected at 0.5 hour sampling rate for several days after initial installation, then 6 hour rate ... batteries fail in loggers after weeks to months, but can be replaced annually ...

Note - depths provided in spatial coverage are referenced back to sea level.
The minimum depth asl refers to the height of the ice surface.

The ice shelf is approximately 722 m thick.
Access Constraints These data are publicly available at the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=ASAC_116... when using these data.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
Name: DATA OFFICER AADC
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 34 kb
Fees: free
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +61 3 6226 7648
Fax: +61 3 6226 7650
Email: ian.allison at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-06-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-11-08
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