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Automatic weather station measurements for debris covered ice, bare ice and snow accumulation area over two summer season on the McMurdo Ice Shelf
Entry ID: K053_2003_2005_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: An automatic weather station (AWS) was installed in three separate surface types in the vicinity of Bratina Island on the McMurdo Ice Shelf (MIS) over two summer seasons, in order to identify the processes influencing the formation of meltwater on the MIS. The three different surface types were debris covered ice, clean ice and accumulation area snow. Variables measured directly include, incoming ... View entire text
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Description: McMurdo Ice Shelf Sensitivity and Response
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.75   S: -78.25   E: 167.0   W: 165.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-10-22
Stop Date: 2004-01-17

Start Date: 2004-11-09
Stop Date: 2005-02-03
Quality This work formed part of PhD study. The data is contained within the thesis. Please contact the investigators 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 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: 2009-02-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-08-30

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