Marine magnetic data in the Weddell Sea (Antarctica), 1987/1989/1992, (projects ANT-VI/3, ANT-VIII/5, ANT-X/2)
Entry ID: AWI-EDMED_542_7

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Summary
Abstract: The aims of the marine magnetic surveys in the Weddell Sea are:
a) to develop a model on the break-up of this Part of Gondwana,
b) to map the ocean-continent boundary
c) to develop an idea about the evolution of the area since the break-up of
Gondwana.

The following instrument was used: PPM Geometics G 811.

The geographical coverage is as follows:
about 3000 km marine magnetic data have been collected in the Weddell Sea,
Antarctica. Those data cover the entire region from shelf to deep sea.

Data are available on request, but with special arrangement.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -69.0   S: -76.0   E: -12.0   W: -42.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1987-12-01
Stop Date: 1988-02-01
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Platform
SHIPS Ancillary Description
Instrument
MAGNETOMETERS Ancillary Description
Originating Center
Data Center
Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.awi.de/en

Data Center Personnel
Name: DR. WILFRIED JOKAT
Phone: +49 471 / 4831- 1211
Fax: +49 471 / 4831- 1149
Email: jokat at awi-bremerhaven.de
Contact Address:
Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research
Geophysics Department
Columbusstrasse
City: Bremerhaven
Postal Code: D - 27568
Country: Germany
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +49-8153-281400
Fax: +49-8153-281343
Email: schroete at dfd.dlr.de
Contact Address:
DLR/DFD Oberpfaffenhofen
Muenchner Str. 20
City: WESSLING
Postal Code: D-82234
Country: GERMANY
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Publications/References
Fuetterer(1988), Cruise Report ANT-VI, Berichte zur Polarforschung, Vol. 58
Miller and Oerter (1989/90), Cruise Report ANT-VII/5, Berichte zur
Polarforschung, Vol. 86

Miller ans Oerter, Cruise report ANT-X/2, Berichte zur Polarforschung
Kaul(1991), Berichte zur Polarforschung, Vol 89.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2003-06-25
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