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Electromagnetic measurement of sea ice thickness on ice stations during the SIPEX II voyage of the Aurora Australis, 2012
Entry ID: SIPEX_II_Ice_Station_EM

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Abstract: We observed total thickness (snow thickness + ice thickness) of sea-ice floes along 100m transects using an electromagnetic (EM) sensor.

The data were read from the EM and written by hand into a log book as we moved along the transect. They were then transferred into an Excel spreadsheet.

The parameters included are:
- distance along transect
- conductivity (vertical)
- conductivity (horizontal)
- total thickness (derived from vertical and horizontal conductivities)
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -64.24   S: -64.24   E: 120.05   W: 120.05
  N: -64.55   S: -64.55   E: 120.59   W: 120.59
  N: -65.08   S: -65.08   E: 120.48   W: 120.48
  N: -65.15   S: -65.15   E: 120.48   W: 120.48
  N: -65.15   S: -65.15   E: 120.0   W: 120.0
  N: -65.15   S: -65.15   E: 120.03   W: 120.03
  N: -65.18   S: -65.18   E: 119.13   W: 119.13
  N: -65.18   S: -65.18   E: 119.33   W: 119.33

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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2012-09-28
Stop Date: 2012-09-28
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Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
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Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 59 kb
Distribution Format: Excel
Fees: Free
Phone: + 61 3 6226 7201
Email: klaus.meiners at
Contact Address:
Sea-ice Ecologist
Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre (ACE CRC)
Private Bag 80
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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DIF Creation Date: 2013-01-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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