Thermochronologic and modelling test for a Mesozoic West Antarctic Plateau
Entry ID: NSF-ANT07-39781

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Summary
Abstract: This project studies formation of the TransAntarctic Mountains (TAM) through numerical modeling based on cooling histories of apatite mineral grains. The TAM are the highest and longest rift-related mountain range in the world. Various models for their uplift have been proposed, the most provocative of which is that they are not uplifted, but instead are the eroded remnant of a plateau. This ... View entire text
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Description: NSF Award Abstract #0739781
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -79.79   S: -80.44   E: 160.1   W: 155.78

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2008-09-01
Stop Date: 2012-08-31
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COMPLETE
Data Center
Data Coordination Center, United States Antarctic Program Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.usap-data.org/
Dataset ID: NSF-ANT07-39781

Data Center Personnel
Name: ROBERT A. ARKO
Email: info at usap-data.org
Contact Address:
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
61 Route 9W
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 323-259-2553
Email: ablythe at oxy.edu
Contact Address:
Department of Geology
City: Los Angeles
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 90041
Country: US
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-12-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-01-24
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