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Ground penetrating radar (GPR) and Photogrammetry, electrical resistivity tomography (ERT), electromagnetic and topography data of polygonal patterned ground in the Victoria and Beacon Valleys
Entry ID: K054_2006_2007_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: To understand the subsurface properties of polygonal patterned ground (PPG) and to attempt to resolve competing theories of PPG activity, non-invasive, non-destructive geophysical methods were used to obtain three dimensional images of the subsurface beneath PPG at two sites in the Dry Valleys: Victoria Valley and Beacon Valley. In Victoria Valley an initial reconnaissance of the area was ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
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1.   N: -77.34   S: -77.34   E: 161.62   W: 161.62  
2.   N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 160.6   W: 160.6  


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-11-27
Stop Date: 2007-01-22
ISO Topic Category
Quality All of the surveys and data are backed up on CD or DVD. The files are raw data files and often quite large (e.g. many Mbytes for ONE radar file). Please contact the investigator for access.
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
Phone: +64 3 364 2987 ext 7733
Fax: +64 3 364 2769
Email: david.nobes at canterbury.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Department of Geological Sciences
University of Canterbury
City: Private Bag 4800
Province or State: Christchurch
Postal Code: 8140
Country: NEW ZEALAND
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Publications/References
Bannister, Michele T., Polygonal patterned ground and ancient buried ice on Mars and in Antarctica. B.Sc. (Honours) project in Astronomy and Geology, Department of Geological Sciences and Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Canterbury (2007).

Godfrey, Myfanwy J., 2D and 3D Geophysical Imaging of Polygonal Patterned Ground in the McMurdo Dry Valley, ... View entire text
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-12-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-16

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