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Ice coring 2008-2009 (Law Dome W10k, Mill Island PICO, Totten PICOs)
Entry ID: ASAC_3025

Abstract: Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 3025.

An ice core drilling expedition is proposed for Aurora Basin, between Law Dome and Dome C. This will provide a climate record in excess of 2000 years and will be used to compare coastal and inland Antarctic records. This will improve interpretation of ice core climate records and increase our knowledge of the role of Antarctica in the ... View entire text

Purpose: Law Dome (site W10k, 127m; site DSS 10m) Mill Island (site MI 17m) Totten Glacier (site TOT1 17m; TOT2 15m)
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Description: Public information for ASAC project 3025

Description: Citation reference for this metadata record and dataset
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -64.0   S: -68.0   E: 120.0   W: 90.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2008-09-30
Stop Date: 2009-03-31
Quality The values provided in temporal and spatial coverage are approximate only.

Taken from the 2008-2009 Progress Report:
Variations to work plan or objectives:
Project AAS 3025 was varied from the original plan to drill an ice core at Aurora Basin. For ... View entire text
Access Constraints These data are not yet publicly available.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

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Data Set Progress
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Phone: +61 3 6226 1876
Fax: +61 3 6226 2902
Email: mark.curran at
Contact Address:
203 Channel Highway
Australian Antarctic Division
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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