Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, 2005-06 - AM03Entry ID: ASAC_1164_AM03
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Abstract: Amery Ice Shelf AM03 borehole drilled mid-December 2005. Sub-shelf water profiling measurements conducted over a period of a few days. Partial video recording of borehole walls and sea floor benthos. Sediment sample collected from sea floor. Long term monitoring instruments installed (thermistors in ice, 3 x CTD in ocean cavity).
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Start Date: 2005-12-13
OCEANS > BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY > WATER DEPTH
OCEANS > MARINE SEDIMENTS
OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE
OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY
PALEOCLIMATE > ICE CORE RECORDS
SOLID EARTH > GEOMORPHIC LANDFORMS/PROCESSES > GLACIAL LANDFORMS
OCEANS > BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY > BATHYMETRY
CRYOSPHERE > GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS
CRYOSPHERE > GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS > GLACIER MASS BALANCE/ICE SHEET MASS BALANCE
CRYOSPHERE > GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS > GLACIER THICKNESS/ICE SHEET THICKNESS
CRYOSPHERE > GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS > GLACIER ELEVATION/ICE SHEET ELEVATION
CRYOSPHERE > GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS > GLACIER MOTION/ICE SHEET MOTION
PALEOCLIMATE > OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS > BOREHOLES
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