Collaborative Research: Refining a 500-kyr Climate Record From the Mt. Moulton Blue Ice Field in West Antarctica
Entry ID: dunbar_NSF0230348

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Summary
Abstract: There is intense scientific interest in the history, dynamics and future of the
West Antarctic Ice Sheet because it is the world's only remaining marine ice
sheet and is considered by many to be inherently unstable and prone to
catastrophic collapse and melting (e.g. Hollin, 1962; Hughes, 1973; Mercer,
1978; MacAyeal, 1992; Binschadler, 1995). If the WAIS were to collapse, ... View entire text
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Description: Volcanic record of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -76.05   S: -76.05   E: 135.13   W: 135.13
Max Altitude: 3,078 METRES (10,098 FEET)

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-12-31
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
Department of Earth and Environmental Science, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.ees.nmt.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: NELIA DUNBAR
Phone: (505) 835-5783
Email: nelia at nmt.edu
Contact Address:
New Mexico Bureau of Mines & Mineral Resources
Earth and Environmental Science Department
New Mexico Tech
801 Leroy Place
City: Socorro
Province or State: NM
Postal Code: 87801-4796
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: (505) 835-5783
Email: nelia at nmt.edu
Contact Address:
New Mexico Bureau of Mines & Mineral Resources
Earth and Environmental Science Department
New Mexico Tech
801 Leroy Place
City: Socorro
Province or State: NM
Postal Code: 87801-4796
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Dunbar, N.W., 2003, From Africa to Antarctica: Adventures in Living and Working
in Remote Deserts: Women in Polar Regions Meeting, Columbus OH, Oct. 9-10.

Dunbar, N. W., R. P. Esser, W. C. McIntosh, G. A. Zielinski, and P. R. Kyle,
1998. Englacial tephra layers in West Antarctica: Implications for the history
of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. 4th Annual West Antarctic ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-08-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-07-02
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