US/Chinese Collaborative Study: Investigation of Bottom Water Formation in Prydz Bay, Antarctica
Entry ID: NSF-ANT10-43669

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Summary
Abstract: Processess governing the formation of Antarctic bottom water (AABW) in the Indian Ocean sector of the Southern Ocean remain poorly described. As with AABW formation in more well studied regions of the Antarctic continent, global climate impacts of the source regions of this dense, cold water that help drive the global ocean thermohaline circulation are uncertain. A combination of (annual) ... View entire text
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Description: NSF Award Abstract #1043669
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -64.0   S: -70.0   E: 80.0   W: 70.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2011-08-01
Stop Date: 2014-07-31
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Data Coordination Center, United States Antarctic Program Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.usap-data.org/
Dataset ID: NSF-ANT10-43669

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: xyuan at ldeo.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
61 Route 9W
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: US
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-05-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-05-18
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