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Evans Piedmont Glacier clean snow pit sampling for recent decade trace element record and AWS (2004-2008) data collection
Entry ID: K049_2007_2008_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: A 4m snow pit from the Evans Piedmont glacier, Victoria Dry Valleys was sampled using ultra-clean methodology at 1cm resolution and was used to provide a comparison of trace element seasonal fluctuations between the Evans Piedmont glacier and Whitehall glacier. The snow profile provides an approximately 13+ year record of snow accumulation. Transfer functions between meteorological data ... View entire text
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Description: Julia Bull MSc Thesis pdf
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -76.72   S: -76.72   E: 162.58   W: 162.58
Min Altitude: 310 Max Altitude: 310
Min Depth: 4 Max Depth: 4

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-11-15
Stop Date: 2007-12-04
Quality This study was undertaken to complete the requirements for a PhD. The data will be contained within the thesis once it is complete. For more information, please contact the supervisor.
Data Set Progress
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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 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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Publications/References
Bull, J.R., Bertler, N.A.N., Baker, J.A., 2008. Chemistry of modern Antarctic snow: A paleoenvironmental calibration for ice cores. Geological Society of New Zealand, New Zealand Geophysical Society and New Zealand Geochemical & Mineralogical Society Joint Annual Conference. Te-Papa, Wellington, New Zealand, 23-26 November, 2008. Geological Society of New Zealand Miscellaneous Publication 124A.

Bull, J.R. 2009. Stable isotope, major and trace element chemistry of modern snow from Evans Piedmont Glacier, Antarctica: insights into potential source regions and relationship of glaciochemistry to atmospheric circulation and vigour. MSc Thesis, Victoria University of Wellington. pp. 207
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-02-23

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