Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, 2005-06 - AM04
Entry ID: ASAC_1164_AM04

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Summary
Abstract: Amery Ice Shelf AM04 borehole drilled mid-January 2006. Sub-shelf water profiling measurements conducted over a period of a few days. Partial video recording of borehole walls and sea floor benthos.
Collection of targetted ice core samples. Sediment sample collected from sea floor. Long term monitoring instruments installed (thermistors in ice, 3 x CTD in ocean cavity).

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Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
ASAC_1164


Geographic Coverage
 N: -69.89 S: -69.9  E: 70.3  W: 70.29
 Min Altitude: 72.1 M

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-01-10


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA > Amery Ice Shelf
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR


Science Keywords
OCEANS >BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY >WATER DEPTH    [Definition]
OCEANS >MARINE SEDIMENTS    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
OCEANS >SALINITY/DENSITY    [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >ICE CORE RECORDS    [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >GEOMORPHIC LANDFORMS/PROCESSES >GLACIAL LANDFORMS    [Definition]
OCEANS >BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY >BATHYMETRY    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS >GLACIER MASS BALANCE/ICE SHEET MASS BALANCE    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS >GLACIER THICKNESS/ICE SHEET THICKNESS    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS >GLACIER ELEVATION/ICE SHEET ELEVATION    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS >GLACIER MOTION/ICE SHEET MOTION    [Definition]
PALEOCLIMATE >OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS >BOREHOLES    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
OCEANS


Platform
MOORINGS    [Information]


Instrument
CORING DEVICES    [Information]
CTD >Conductivity, Temperature, Depth    [Information]
CURRENT METERS    [Information]
NISKIN BOTTLES    [Information]
SEDIMENT CORERS    [Information]


Quality
The quality of the data sets are included in the child entries for the individual instruments associated with the AM04 borehole.


Access Constraints
Data set is not yet open to the public, contact Investigator for further information.


Use Constraints
This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=ASAC_116... when using these data.


Keywords
Amery Ice Shelf
AMISOR
Amery Ice Shelf Ocean Research


Data Set Progress
IN WORK


Originating Center
Australian Antarctic Division


Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
Name: DAVE J. CONNELL
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: dave.connell at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia



Distribution
Distribution_Media: HTTP
Fees: Free


Personnel
IAN ALLISON
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +61 3 6226 7648
Fax: +61 3 6226 7650
Email: ian.allison at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia


STEFAN W VOGEL
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +61 3 6226 7648
Email: stefan.vogel at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
ACE CRC
Private Bag 80
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia


MIKE CRAVEN
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6226 7876
Fax: +61 3 6226 6902
Email: m.craven at utas.edu.au
Contact Address:
203 Channel Highway
Australian Antarctic Division
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-01-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-02-05

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