In order to interpret the climate record contained in the ice cores from Victoria Lower Glacier it was necessary to trace air mass trajectories to distinguish between marine and continental influences. In the 01-02 season snow profiles were sampled along a transect from the coast towards the East Antarctic Ice Sheet. To complete the transect a snow profile was taken from the polar plateau (77° 21.092' S, 159° 52.226' E). The snow was sampled with 1cm resolution in 60ml HDPE Nalgene bottles and analysed for snow chemistry, isotope ratios, dust flux and mineralogy. The temperature was recorded. The samples were used to identify the characteristics of continental air masses and to quantify global dust input.
The IGS global system of satellite tracking stations, Data Centers, and Analysis Centers puts high-quality GPS data and data products on line in near real time to meet the objectives of a wide range of scientific and engineering applications and studies.
The ice reader database hosts basic data from ice cores of the Antarctic Continent. The goal is to compile a complete list of cores by name, site, location and as much other information as possible
Publishing Network for Geoscientific & Environmental Data This database contains information regarding stable oxygen isotopes of snow pits at four sites: Polar Plateau, Victoria Lower Glacier, Wilson Piedmont Glacier and Baldwin Valley Glacier