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2008 Sediment Core, Antarctica

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Abstract: Korean Antarctic survey was conducted in the northern region off South Shetland Islands. The research period was from 7 Dec. in 2008 to Jan. in 2009. We took on lease Russian R/V "Yuzhmorgeologiya" (5500 ton, ice strengthed vessel) and 7 researchers participated in the cruise, including acquisition of multichannel seismic as well as a detailed samplings (box cores, gravity cores, and grab samples).

Purpose: 1. Geophysical researches (Multichannel seismic and SBP surveys)
2. Paleoceanographic researches
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -61.59   S: -61.59   E: -60.58   W: -60.58
  N: -62.18   S: -62.18   E: -61.56   W: -61.56
  N: -62.18   S: -62.18   E: -61.56   W: -61.56
  N: -62.11   S: -62.11   E: -61.26   W: -61.26

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Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Korea Polar Research Institute, Republic of Korea Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +82-260-6083
Fax: +82-260-6088
Email: kabuli at
Contact Address:
Songdo Techno Park, 7-50, Songdo-dong, Yeonsu-gu
City: Incheon
Postal Code: 406-840
Country: Korea
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-05-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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