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Ablation Rates of Taylor Glacier, Antarctica
Entry ID: NSIDC-0326

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Abstract: This data set provides glacier surface ablation rates for a network of approximately 250 sites on Taylor Glacier, for year 2003. Here sublimation is the dominant ablation mechanism, though a few sites have accumulation. Data are available in space-delimited ASCII format and are available via FTP.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.83   S: -78.0   E: 163.0   W: 160.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Cuffey, K.
Dataset Title: Ablation Rates of Taylor Glacier, Antarctica
Dataset Release Date: 2008-12-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-01-01
Stop Date: 2004-01-01
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at
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National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 11 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII text
Phone: +1 510-643-1641
Fax: +1 510-642-3370
Email: kcuffey at
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Department of Geography
University of California, Berkeley
507 McCone Hall
City: Berkeley
Province or State: California
Postal Code: 94720
Country: USA
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Aciego, Sarah, Kurt M. Cuffey, Jeffrey L. Kavanaugh, D.L. Morse, and J.P. Severinghaus. 2007. Pleistocene Ice and Paleo-strain Rates at Taylor Glacier, Antarctica. Quaternary Research 68:303-313.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-11-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-05-14

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