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Surface snow samples containing aeolian dust recovered from 40 sites on first and multi-year McMurdo sea ice using ultra clean methodology in November 2009
Entry ID: K049_2009_2010_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: 55 surface snow samples containing aeolian dust were collected from the McMurdo sea ice using ultra clean methodology along two East-West transects and one North-South transect. Duplicate samples were taken at every second site. Two types of samples were collected, the first in pre-acid washed Teflon bottles (snow surface to 2cm above sea ice surface was samples) and the second in plastic bags where the whole snow profile collected. Wind speed, temperature, snow depth and geographic location were recoded at each site.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.67   S: -77.68   E: 166.24   W: 166.74
Min Altitude: 0 Max Altitude: 1
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 0.5

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2009-11-11
Stop Date: 2009-11-24
Quality All samples are held at the National Ice Core Research Laboratory, National Isotope Centre, GNS Science, New Zealand. For information, please contact the investigator.

This study was undertaken to complete the requirements for a MSc. The data will be contained within the thesis once it is complete. For more information, please contact the supervisor.
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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 4 463 6196
Fax: +64 4 463 5186
Email: Nancy.Bertler at vuw.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctic Research Center
Victoria University of Wellington
PO BOX 600
City: Wellington
Postal Code: 6140
Country: New Zealand
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-09-20

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