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Physical and chemical properties of the surface snow and annual accumulation in western Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica, in 1999/2000, 2000/2001 and 2003/2004
Entry ID: Karkas_snow_properties_DML


Summary
Abstract: Surface snow properties and annual accumulation have been studied in the
western Dronning Maud Land in the vicinity of the Finnish research station Aboa
during the austral summers 1999/2000, 2000/2001 and 2003/2004. Snow
stratigraphy, oxygen isotope ratio and major ions were analysed in the shallow
snow pits (1-2 m) along a 350 km transect from the coast to the inland. In
2003/2004 also three shallow firn cores (8-10 m) were drilled in the area.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -64.0   S: -75.0   E: 48.0   W: -21.0

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Data Center
Division of Geophysics, Department of Physical Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.geophysics.helsinki.fi/
Dataset ID: Karkas_snow_properties_DML

Data Center Personnel
Name: EIJA KARKAS
Phone: +358-9-191 51007
Fax: +358-9-191 51000
Email: eija.karkas at helsinki.fi
Contact Address:
Division of Geophysics
University of Helsinki
P.O. Box 64
City: Helsinki
Postal Code: FIN-00014
Country: Finland
Publications/References
Karkas, E., H.B. Granberg, C. Lavoie, K. Kanto, K. Rasmus and M. Lepp?ranta.
2002. Physical Properties of the Seasonal Snow Cover in Dronning Maud Land,
East-Antarctica. Annals of Glaciology 34: 89-94.

Rasmus, K., H. Granberg, K. Kanto, E. Karkas, C. Lavoie and M. Lepparanta.
2003. Seasonal snow in Antarctica data report. Report Series in Geophysics No
47. University of Helsinki, Division of Geophysics.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-06-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18


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