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The depth, motion and mass balance of the McMurdo Ice Shelf, Antarctica
Entry ID: K053_2003_2005_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: An examination of the McMurdo Ice Shelf processes was carried out over two field seasons, 2003-2005. Measurements of surface ice motion and mass balance were made by placing stakes across the McMurdo Ice Shelf (from the accumulation area in Windless Bight to the Koettlitz Glacier in the ablation area) and measuring the movement of the ice by GPS (at a total of 52 stakes in the 03/04 seasons and 59 ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.72   S: -78.28   E: 168.27   W: 164.22
Min Depth: 20 Max Depth: 335

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-11-07
Stop Date: 2004-01-23

Start Date: 2004-11-03
Stop Date: 2005-02-03
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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: SHULAMIT GORDON
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +64 03 364 2920
Fax: +64 03 364 2907
Email: wendy.lawson at canterbury.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Geography Department
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Postal Code: 4800
Country: NEW ZEALAND
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Publications/References
Clendon, P.C. 2009. Summertime surface mass balance and atmospheric processes on the McMurdo Ice Shelf, Antarctica. PhD thesis, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-02-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-08-30

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