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McMurdo Ice Shelf Project: Measurements of ice sheet movement, accumulation and ablation rate, strain/density rates, brine infusion and snow profiles
Entry ID: K001_1962_1984_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Surface elevation and movement of the McMurdo Ice Shelf and Ross Ice Shelf were conducted as part of the McMurdo Ice Shelf Project which was active from the 1962 to 1970 field seasons. A significant amount of field data was collected. Resection observations were made from 69 stations over the study period. The stations were installed during the 1962/63 field season and at each marker position, ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.75   S: -78.5   E: 168.0   W: 164.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1962-10-01
Stop Date: 1984-03-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality The field notebooks from this study are held by Land and Information New Zealand. All data is contained in the publications. Please contact Antarctic New Zealand for more information.
Ancillary Keywords
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
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Publications/References
Bell, R.A.I. Heine, A.J. 1965 Seismic refraction measurements on the McMurdo Ice Shelf, Antarctica (letter). Journal of glaciology 5(42): 880-881
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-06-30

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