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Survey of soils in the Scott Glacier Region

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
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Title: Survey of soils in the Scott Glacier Region
Description:
Abstract:
Soils in the region of the Robert Scott Glacier was surveyed and sampled. This project was undertaken in conjunction with work by R Katz and B Waterhouse from Geological Survey. The sites visited include Mt Mooney, La Gorce Basin, Mt Blackburn, Mt Russell, Griffith Glacier and Long Valley, Mt Zanuck and Zanuck Basin, Danfarth Ridge and O'Brien Peak.
Purpose:
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Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: Katz, H.R. Waterhouse, B.C. 1970 Geological reconnaissance of the Scott Glacier area, south-eastern Queen Maud Range, Antarctica. New Zealand journal of geology and geophysics 13(4): 1030-1037
Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: Katz, H.R. Waterhouse, B.C. 1970 Geological situation at O’Brien Peak, Queen Maud Range, Antarctica. New Zealand journal of geology and geophysics 13(4): 1038-1049
Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: Katz, H.R. 1982 Post-Beacon tectonics in the region of Amundsen - Scott Glaciers, Queen Maud Range, Transantarctic Mountains. Antarctic geoscience. Craddock, C. (ed) Madison University of Wisconsin Press
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REFERENCE: US Geological Survey topographic maps (Antarctica 1:250,000 Reconnaissance Series, sheets “D’Angelo Bluff”, “Mount Blackburn”, “Nilsen Plateau”, “Mount Goodale” and “Leverett Glacier”)
Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: Katz, H.R. 1970. Farthest south – Scott Glacier traverse. NZ Alpine Journal 1: 398-407.
Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: Claridge, G.G.C. Campbell, I.B. Stout, J.D. Dutch, M.E. Flint, E.A. 1971 The occurrence of soil organisms in the Scott Glacier region, Queen Maud Range, Antarctica. New Zealand journal of science 14(2): 306-312
Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: Mahaney, W.C. Claridge, G.G.C. Campbell, I.B. 1996 Microtextures on quartz grains in tills from Antarctica. Palaeogeography, palaeoclimatology, palaeoecology 121(1-2): 89-103
Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: Claridge, G.G.C. Campbell, I.B. 1984 Physical geography - soils. Key environments, Antarctica. Walton, D., Bonner, N. (eds), Oxford Permagon Press
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REFERENCE: Claridge, G.G.C. Campbell, I.B. 1974 The relationship of Antarctic soils and weathering processes in the glacial history of Antarctica. Transactions of the 10th International Congress of Soil Science 6(2): 372-379
Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: Claridge, G.G.C. Campbell, I.B. 1977 Development and significance of polygenetic features in Antarctic soils. New Zealand journal of geology and geophysics 20(5): 919-931
Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: Claridge, G.G.C. Campbell, I.B. 1977 The salts in Antarctic soils, their distribution and relationship to soil processes. Soil science 123(6): 377-384
Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: Claridge, G.C. 1970 Soil investigation in Antarctica, 1969-70. New Zealand soil news 18(2): 101-104
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 19691117
Ending_Date: 19700119
Currentness_Reference:Unknown
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Description_of_Geographic_Extent:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -155.0
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -153.0
North_Bounding_Coordinate: -85.0
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -87.0
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD SCIENCE PARAMETERS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD PLATFORM
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD INSTRUMENT
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ANCILLARY KEYWORDS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO TOPIC CATEGORY
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: DATA SET LANGUAGE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > SOIL CLASSIFICATION
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > SOIL HORIZONS/PROFILE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > SOIL STRUCTURE
Theme_Keyword: FIELD SURVEYS
Theme_Keyword: GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
Theme_Keyword: FIELD INVESTIGATION
Theme_Keyword: VISUAL OBSERVATIONS
Theme_Keyword: Soil Processes
Theme_Keyword: GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
Theme_Keyword: ENGLISH
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA
Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA > SCOTT GLACIER
Place_Keyword: GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR
Access_Constraints: Not Available
Use_Constraints:
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Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: IAIN BRUCE CAMPBELL
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: GRAEME G. CLARIDGE
Contact_Position: INVESTIGATOR
Contact_Position: INVESTIGATOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Land and Soil Consultancy Services
Address: 23 View Mount
City: Nelson
Country: New Zealand
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Land and Soil Consultancy Services
Address: 23 View Mount
City: Nelson
Postal_Code: 7001
Country: New Zealand
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 64 3 547 3329
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 64 3 547 3329
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: iaincampbell@xtra.co.nz
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: graeme.claridge@xtra.co.nz
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Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
The data is described in the publications. All existing samples are held by Landcare Research in their Ross Sea Region Soils Database.
Logical_Consistency_Report:
Not Available
Completeness_Report:
Not Available
Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Not Available
Process_Date: Unknown
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: NZ/NZAI/ANZ > Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand
Contact_Person: SHULAMIT GORDON
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Antarctica New Zealand
Address: Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +64 3 358 0200
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: +64 3 358 0211
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: s.gordon@antarcticanz.govt.nz
Resource_Description: K150_1969_1970_NZ_1
Distribution_Liability:
Not Available
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: Not Available
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://soils.landcareresearch.co.nz/contents/SoilD...
Access_Instructions:
The Ross Sea Region Soils database, run by Landcare Research, New Zealand, stores information on soil site and soil pit horizon data from 35 years of soil studies by the investigators and their associates. There are >900 sites in the database but they are currently not sorted.
Fees: Not Available
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20090320
Metadata_Review_Date: 20090325
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: CEISHA POIROT
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: SHULAMIT GORDON
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Antarctica New Zealand
Address: Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Antarctica New Zealand
Address: Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +64 3 358 0200
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +64 3 358 0200
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: +64 3 358 0211
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: +64 3 358 0211
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: c.poirot@antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: s.gordon@antarcticanz.govt.nz
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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