US International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition 400 MHz Subsurface Radar ProfilesEntry ID: NSIDC-0254
Abstract: This data set includes subsurface radar profiles that were recorded between core sites during the November-December seasons for 1999-2002. Data were collected using an ice-penetrating radar to survey the ice sheet. Ice thickness data are available for a portion of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. This study is part of the U.S. participation in the International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition (US ITASE). Elevation data are available in Excel and Microsoft Access database format via FTP. Radar data in SEGY format are available by special request on DVD by contacting NSIDC User Services.
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Steven A. Arcone
Dataset Title: US International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition 400 MHz Subsurface Radar Profiles
Dataset Release Date: 2005-05-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0254.html
Start Date: 1999-11-01Stop Date: 2002-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: FTP, DVD
Distribution Size: 18-149 KB, 10-108 MB
Distribution Format: SEGY, Excel, Access
Email: sarcone at crrel.usace.army.mil
USACE Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory 72 Lyme Road
Province or State: NH
Postal Code: 03755-1290
Arcone, S.A., V.B. Spikes, and G.S. Hamilton (in review). Deformation of polar firn by differential accumulation and ice flow: Interpretation of a 400-MHz short-pulse radar profile from West Antarctica. Journal of Glaciology.
Arcone, S.A., V.B. Spikes, and G.S. Hamilton (in review). Phase structure of radar stratigraphic horizons within Antarctic firn. Annals of Glaciology 40.
Arcone, S.A., V.B. Spikes, G.S. Hamilton, and P.A. Mayewski. 2003. Stratigraphic continuity in 400-MHz radar profiles in West Antarctica. Annals of Glaciology. In press.
Arcone, S.A. 2002. Stratigraphic profiling of antarctic firn with 400-MHz GPR at 1500 ns. Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Ground-Penetrating Radar. Santa Barbara, CA, May 2002.
Liu, H., K. Jezek, B. Li. 1999. Development of Antarctic digital elevation model by integrating cartographic and remotely sensed data: A geographic information system based approach. Journal of Geophysical Research 104: 23,199-23,213.
Spikes, V.B., G.S. Hamilton, S.A. Arcone, S. Kaspari, and P.A. Mayewski. 2003. Primary causes of variability in antarctic accumulation rates. Annals of Glaciology 39. In press.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-05-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2007-11-28