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Gravity Measurements for Hut Point Peninsula Base Stations
Entry ID: K105_2008_2009_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Construction of buildings at McMurdo Station and Scott Base has resulted in the loss of several of the gravity base stations established during and shortly after the IGY. Antarctica New Zealand established a new gravity base station at Scott Base (SBG-1) in the 2007/08 season. Relative measurements of gravity at stations MMD-N and SBG-1 at Scott Base and the International Satellite Triagulation Station and Thiel-1 at McMurdo Station were conducted in order to provide a reference value for the new station at Scott Base.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.84   S: -77.85   E: 166.77   W: 166.64
Min Altitude: 0 Max Altitude: 20

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2008-11-02
Stop Date: 2008-12-06
ISO Topic Category
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 9678
Fax: +64 3 477 5232
Email: I.Turnbull at gns.cri.nz
Contact Address:
Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Ltd
Private Bag 1930
City: Dunedin
Postal Code: 1930
Country: NEW ZEALAND
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Publications/References
Wilson, G.S. And Tinto, K.J. 2009. Calibration values for gravity base stations, McMurdo Station and Scott Base, Ross Island, Antarctica. Antarctic Science 21(4): 367-372.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-06-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-09-20

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