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Mathematical modelling of the optical behaviour sea ice in McMurdo Sound to determine the partitioning of radiant energy
Entry ID: K131_1998_1999_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: Optical beam-spread profiles were measured on sea ice from McMurdo Sound, with a view to understanding the role of microstructure in the scattering of light in sea ice. These experiments were performed on 1.79 m thick undeformed, first-year sea ice located offshore of Cape Evans during the Austral Summer, October 1998. These measurements are one part of data collected in the Ross Sea region, with ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.65   S: -77.65   E: 166.35   W: 166.35

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-10-21
Stop Date: 1998-10-28
ISO Topic Category
Quality All of the raw data is held with Professor Pat Langhorne at the University of Otago. All results are contained in the thesis.
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
Email: pauls_letterbox at yahoo.com
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Publications/References
Bond, P.E. 2001. Optical propagation through sea-ice. PhD thesis, University of Otago, New Zealand.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-03
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-16

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