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RICE: Snow Samples, Roosevelt Island, Antarctica
Entry ID: K049_2010_2012_NZ_3

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Summary
Abstract: RICE is an international collaboration between New Zealand, USA, Denmark, United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, Italy and China. The aim of the project is to recover a 750 m deep ice core from Roosevelt Island in Antarctica to determine the stability of the Ross Ice Shelf and West Antarctica in a warming world.

The geochemical characteristics of these samples will be correlated with synoptic conditions leading up to the precipitation. In addition, high resolution snow pit data were collected with 1cm resolution from a 3m deep snow pit for geochemical analyses.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
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1.   N: -79.36   S: -79.36   E: 161.65   W: 161.65  
2.   N: -79.36   S: -79.36   E: 161.7   W: 161.7  


Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
K049_2010_2012_NZ_1

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2010-11-01
Quality If you require any further information please contact the investigator at Victoria University, Wellington.
All samples are kept at the NZ Ice Core Research Facility at GNS Science in Lower Hutt, Wellington.
Data Set Progress
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Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Name: CAROLINE MACLAURIN
Phone: (03) 358 0200
Fax: (03) 358 0211
Email: c.maclaurin at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch 8140
Country: New Zealand
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +64 4 463 6196
Fax: +64 4 463 5186
Email: Nancy.Bertler at vuw.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctic Research Center
Victoria University of Wellington
PO BOX 600
City: Wellington
Postal Code: 6140
Country: New Zealand
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-06-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-06-19

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