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Magnetotelluric measurements of the earth's crust beneath the Wright Valley
Entry ID: K042_1983_1984_NZ_3

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Summary
Abstract: A magnetotelluric study was made of the earth's crust beneath the Wright Valley. Fluxgate magnetometers were used to record 3 component magnetic field variations and lead electrodes, 150 meters apart, were used to monitor 2 component surface electric fields. Recordings were made south of the old Vanda Stations, Lake Vanda, Wright Valley from 0.00 NZST 1/12/83 to 07.00 NZST 5/12/83. During this time a K5 geomagnetic storm was in progress and some good records were obtained. A study was also commenced on the propogation of very low frequency radio waves in the earth-ionosphere waveguide. A VLF antenna was set up at Arrival Heights and the field strength of VLF signals broadcast by the station NWC at ta frequency of 22.3 kHz was monitored.
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Description: The Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Research Centre homepage. All publications and data will be available through this group.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
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1.   N: -77.53   S: -77.53   E: 161.55   W: 161.55  
2.   N: -77.82   S: -77.82   E: 166.65   W: 166.65  


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1983-11-21
Stop Date: 1983-12-06
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
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
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Publications/References
Pyne, A. (comp) 1984 Immediate report of Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Expedition 1983-84. Wellington Antarctic Research Centre, Victoria University of Wellington
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-17

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