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The Ross Sea Iceberg Project
Entry ID: K201_1983_1989_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: The Ross Sea Iceberg Project aims to determine the distribution, sources, movement and sizes of icebergs in the Ross Sea. These characteristics have previously not been well known but are important because icebergs are a significant part of both the Antarctic marine environment and the mass balance of the Antarctic ice sheet which effect the global environment. Icebergs are also a major natural ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -71.0   S: -78.0   E: 171.0   W: 160.0

ISO Topic Category
Instrument
CAMERAS Ancillary Description
Quality All data is contained in the publications.
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
Contact Address:
Department of Conservation
City: Turangi
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Keys, J.R. 1984 Icebergs. Antarctic marine environments and offshore oil. Keys, J.R. (ed), Wellington Commission for the Environment
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-06-22

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