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Meterological data at a cold based glacier, Wright Lower Glacier, Wright Valley, Antarctica
Entry ID: K064_2004_2007_NZ_5

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Summary
Abstract: Meterological information was measured at a temporary station on the surface of the Wright Lower Glacier. This station was erected in Nov 2004 and recorded air temperature, ablation at hourly intervals and ice temperature, with supplementary equipment installed in Oct 2005 to record relative humidity, net radiation, incoming and outgoing solar radiation and thermocouples for ice temperature. The additional equipment was removed in Jan 2006. Additional manual ice temperature measurements were made at four locations once per day during the 2005/06 season.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.3   S: -77.5   E: 163.3   W: 162.5

Parent DIF
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K064_2004_2007_NZ

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-11-19
Stop Date: 2004-12-14
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Quality This study will fulfill the requirements for the study of a PhD. All of the data will be presented in the thesis upon completion and subsequent publications. Any existing samples that have not been used are stored in a MAF-registered transitional facilities in the Geography department at the University of Otago, New Zealand. Please contact the PhD candidate: Ms Shelley MacDonell.
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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 3 479 8786
Fax: +64 3 479 9037
Email: sjf at geography.otago.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Department of Geography
University of Otago
PO BOX 59
City: Dunedin
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
MacDonell, S. 2009. Meltwater generation and drainage system development on an Antarctic cold-based glacier. PhD Thesis University of Otago. pp 239
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-09-29

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