Link to Web Site Portal Home
Record Search Query: [Location: Location_Category='CONTINENT', Location_Type='ANTARCTICA', Detailed_Location='CAPE HALLETT']
Baseline information on both the modern processes operating on Antarctic beaches and the development of beach ridges in relation to the last glaciation ice retreat and isostatic rebound
Entry ID: K043_1996_1998_NZ_1

[ Get Data ]
[ Update this Record ]

Summary
Abstract: Beaches in McMurdo Sound have developed since the last glaciation when ice sheets were at their maximum. The weight of the overlying ice, depressed the land, which has slowly rebounded forming a series of beaches. To obtain a height above sea level today, it is necessary to know where sea level was on the raised beach ridges. The process of modern beach formation was investigated to help determine ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: The PhD thesis is available online through the Victoria University of Wellington library website. A pdf copy of the thesis is available and the resulting publication follows the thesis in the same pdf.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
View entire text
1.   N: -77.43   S: -77.43   E: 163.77   W: 163.77  
2.   N: -77.35   S: -77.35   E: 163.55   W: 163.55  
3.   N: -77.3   S: -77.3   E: 163.53   W: 163.53  
4.   N: -77.23   S: -77.23   E: 163.8   W: 163.8  
5.   N: -77.56   S: -77.56   E: 166.15   W: 166.15  
6.   N: -77.48   S: -77.48   E: 163.83   W: 163.83  
7.   N: -72.32   S: -72.32   E: 170.22   W: 170.22  
8.   N: -77.6   S: -77.6   E: 166.25   W: 166.25  
9.   N: -77.23   S: -77.23   E: 166.47   W: 166.47  


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-01-01
Stop Date: 1997-02-01
View entire list
Quality The thesis and resulting publication is available online at the GET DATA link. Additional data is contained within a CD available with the original thesis. Please contact the investigator for more information.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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 3 358 0205
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: e.butler at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Postal Code: 8140
Country: NEW ZEALAND
View entire list
Publications/References
Butler, E.R.T. Process environments on modern and raised beaches in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. Marine geology 162: 105-120, 1999.

Butler, E.R.T. Beaches in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. Ph.D., Victoria University of Wellington, 2001.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-01-26

[ Update this Record ]



Link to NASA website
Responsible NASA Official:   Lola Olsen
Webmaster:   Monica Holland   ·  Contact GCMD User Support for assistance