Rift Mechanisms and Thermal Regime of the Lithosphere across Beardmore Glacier Region, Central Transantarctic Mountains, from Magnetotelluric Measurements
Entry ID: NSF-ANT08-38914

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Abstract: The investigators will examine competing hypotheses for the mechanism of extension and creation of the Transantarctic Mountains, and evolution of the thermal regimes of rifted West Antarctica and stable East Antarctica using magnetotelluric (MT) profiles. Surrounded almost entirely by ocean ridges, Antarctica is a special tectonic situation because of the need to make accommodation space for ... View entire text
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Description: NSF Award Abstract #0838722
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -82.13   S: -84.35   E: 179.95   W: 141.02

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2009-09-01
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-ANT08-38914

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
Email: pewanna at egi.utah.edu
Contact Address:
University of Utah
City: Salt Lake City
Province or State: UT
Postal Code: 84108
Country: US
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-11-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-11-13
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