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1. Satellite Glaciology - Satellite and remote sensing methods [ASAC_291]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 291 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of the referenced papers: ...


2. Sedimentological and Glacial Geological Studies at the Law Dome Ice Margin [ASAC_339]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 339 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: This paper ...


3. Fieldwork and sampling at Loewe Massif-Amery Oasis [ASAC_1071_Loewe]
At Loewe Massif and Amery Oasis, samples were taken; --> for sediment analysis (XRF geochemistry and grain size) --> for geochronology (cosmogenic isotope analysis). ...


4. Map of geomorphic features at Beaver Lake-Amery Oasis [ASAC_1071_Geomorphic_Map]
The data include a 1:10,000 scale map of the surfical glacial and periglacial features of the Amery Oasis, East Antarctica. Features currently include: areas covered by exposed bedrock, ...


5. Ice sheet topography and surface characteristics in eastern Wilkes Land, East Antarctica. [AADC-00064]
This dataset is summarised using the abstract from ANARE Research Notes 64, Ice sheet topography and surface characteristics in eastern Wilkes Land, East Antarctica. A comprehensive survey ...


6. Collaborative Research in IPY: Abrupt Environmental Change in the Larsen Ice Shelf System, a Multidisciplinary Approach -- Cryosphere and Oceans [LARISSA_0732921]
This award supports the cryospheric and oceano-graphic components of an integrated multi-disciplinary program to address these rapid and fundamental changes now taking place in Antarctic Peninsula ...


7. Program for Arctic Regional Climate Assessment (PARCA) Data Sets [NSIDC-0095]
PARCA began in 1993 with the primary goal of measuring and understanding the mass balance of the Greenland Ice Sheet. Approximately 25 investigations used in situ measurements and satellite and aircraft ...


8. Images of Antarctic Ice Shelves [NSIDC-0102]
Recent changes in the extent and stability of ice shelves in the Antarctic Peninsula prompted NSIDC to begin a monitoring program using data from the AVHRR Polar 1 km Data Set. NSIDC regularly reviews ...


9. US International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition (US ITASE): GPR Profiles and Accumulation Mapping [NSIDC-0269]
Snow accumulation rates typically show high variability over short distances. This data set contains accumulation rates using ground-penetrating radar (GPR) to detect isochronal layers in the firn ...


10. Iceberg Tiltmeter Measurements, Antarctica [NSIDC-0353]
Time series of tiltmeter observations (tilt about two horizontal axes in microradians) for a 34 day period on iceberg C16 while it was aground near Ross Island in late 2001 to early 2002. Data shows ...


11. Ross Ice Shelf Firn Temperature, Antarctica [NSIDC-0354]
Since November of 2006, 12 thermistors were planted in the upper 16 meters of the firn on the Ross Ice Shelf near its calving front. Temperature data are collected every 20 minutes and are transmitted ...


12. Ablation Rates of Taylor Glacier, Antarctica [NSIDC-0326]
This data set provides glacier surface ablation rates for a network of approximately 250 sites on Taylor Glacier, spanning a period from 2003 to 2011. Here sublimation is the dominant ablation mechanism, ...


13. Amundsen Sea Sector Data Set [NSIDC-0312]
This data set includes a nested model, that starts at low resolution for the whole Antarctic Ice Sheet, and then embeds higher resolution data at limited domains. There are at least three levels of ...


14. Continuous GPS (static) Data from the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica [NSIDC-0347]
In October 2005, three geodetic GPS receivers were deployed on the Ross Ice Shelf near the ice front to observe short-term fluctuations in ice-shelf velocity associated with tidal forcing and other ...


15. McMurdo Dry Valleys Long-Term Ecological Research (MCM LTER) Core Glacier Mass Balance Data, Antarctica [NSIDC-0421]
As part of the Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) project in the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica, a systematic sampling program has been undertaken to monitor mass balance of the Taylor Valley ...


16. Stable Isotopes of Ice on the Surface of Taylor Glacier, Antarctica [NSIDC-0323]
This data set contains Oxygen and Deuterium isotope ratios for approximately 980 sites on the surface of the ablation zone of Taylor Glacier, Antarctica. The data set gives latitude and longitude ...


17. Surface Velocities of Taylor Glacier, Antarctica [NSIDC-0324]
This data set contains surface velocities of Taylor Glacier, Antarctica, for the year 2003. Measurement period was approximately 12 months. There are approximately 250 locations in this data set. ...


18. Histories of Accumulation, Thickness, and WAIS Divide Location, Antarctica [NSIDC-0473]
This data set contains radar internal layer and ice sheet topography data for two sites in Antarctica, along with associated model results from two studies. This project used geophysical inverse theory ...


19. Ice Core Chemistry from the Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica, IPY 2007-2009 [NSIDC-0520]
This data set consists of sodium (Na) and magnesium (Mg) concentrations versus depth in seven ice cores that were obtained by the Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica during the International ...


20. Millennially Averaged Accumulation Rates for Lake Vostok [NSIDC-0500]
This data set consists of inferred accumulation rates from three radar layers (26, 35 and 41 thousand years old) in the Vostok Subglacial Lake region. Accumulation rates were inferred using Local-Layer ...


21. Glacier Mass Balance and Regime Measurements and Analysis, 1945-2003 [G10002]
This data set consists of glacier regime parameters observed between 1945 and 2003. Data include annual mass balances, ablation, accumulation, and equilibrium-line altitude of mountain and subpolar ...


22. International Polar Year Historical Data and Literature [G02201]
The International Polar Year Historical Data and Literature collection (formerly known as the Discovery and Access of Historic Literature from the IPYs (DAHLI) project) is an online data collection ...


23. The GLACIOCLIM Surface Antarctic Mass BAlance (SAMBA) project - Mass balance and meteorological data in Adelie Land and at Dome C [411_0_IPEV_FR]
This is the Antarctic component of the GLACIOCLIM observatory managed at the LGGE (Laboratoire de Glaciologie et de GĂ©ophysique de l'Environnement), to detect, monitor and understand climate and mass ...


24. The glaciers, an observatory of climate, exploratory step for Kerguelen component - GLACIOCLIM-KESAACO (KErguelen Surface Ablation, Accumulation and Climate Observation) [1048_0_IPEV_FR]
This proposal is the exploratory step for Kerguelen component of the GLACIOCLIM Observatory. GLACIOCLIM is a French observatory to globally detect, monitor and understand climate and mass balance ...


25. Larsen B Ice Shelf supraglacial lakes (depth, area, 2000) [MacAyeal_0944248]
In this data, we provide an estimate of surface water depth for the surface of the Larsen B Ice Shelf on February 21, 2000, using a Landsat 7 multi-spectral image composite. The surface water depth ...


26. Provenance data from Quaternary tills in the Transantarctic Mountains [Transantarctic_Mountains_moraines]
Two high-elevation moraines sequences in the southern-central Transantarctic Mountains were sampled to characterize provenance changes through time. Samples were collected in transects across the ...


27. IPY: Stability of Larsen C Ice Shelf in a Warming Climate [steffen_0732946]
Our ground penetrating radar surveys focused on key structural features of the ice shelf, including basal crevasses, marine ice and rifts. Here we present our published work on basal crevasses. ...


28. Collaborative Research: Anisotropy, Abrupt Climate Change, and the Deep Ice in West Antarctica [pettit_0940650]
This award supports a project to constrain the accumulation rate, thickness, and temperature history for Siple Dome using a vertical velocity profile that includes the effects of an evolving fabric ...


29. Anisotropy, Abrupt Climate Change, and the Deep Ice in West Antarctica [waddington_0636996]
This record includes two datasets and accompanying code. The anisotropic flow dataset provides velocity and fabric evolution of anisotropic ice for several numerical experiments. The experiments ...


30. Collaborative Research in IPY: Abrupt Environmental Change in the Larsen Ice Shelf System, a Multidisciplinary Approach - Cryosphere and Oceans [scambos_0732921]
This award supports the cryospheric and oceano-graphic components of an integrated multi-disciplinary program to address these rapid and fundamental changes now taking place in Antarctic Peninsula ...


31. IPY: Collaborative Proposal: Constraining the Mass-Balance Deficit of the Amundsen Coast's Glaciers [Gogineni_0631994]
This award supports a project to gather data to better understand the mass balance of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, in the Pine Island and Thwaites region, through the combination of radar altimetry ...


32. Land and sea ice sructure west and south of Ross Island measured by ground penetrating radar, UAV, and helicopter EM bird [K053_2009_2012_NZ_1]
This data set decribes surface and volume properties of snow and ice to validate radar satellite measurements. Ground penetrating radar (GPR) at 500 and 1000GHz provides information on snow layers ...


33. Taylor Glacier (Antarctica) "Horizontal Ice Core" Gases and Isotopes [severinghaus_08-39031]
This data was collected under the award NSF-ANT08-39031, "Collaborative Research: A "horizontal ice core" for large-volume samples of the past atmosphere, Taylor Glacier, Antarctica". The data consists ...


34. Synthesis of Thwaites Glacier Dynamics: Diagnostic and Prognostic Sensitivity Studies of a West Antarctic Outlet System [blankenship_0636724]
This award supports a three-year study to isolate essential physical processes affecting Thwaites Glacier (TG) in the Amundsen Sea Embayment (ASE) of West Antarctica using a suite of existing numerical ...


35. Ice Dynamics and Surface Glaciology along US ITASE Traverse Routes in East Antarctica [hamilton_0440792]
This award supports a series of field measurements that will improve our understanding of the East Antarctic ice sheet. The objectives of this project are to take advantage of the overland traverse ...


36. Glacial and supraglacial lakes in western Dronning Maud Land [Aboa_lakes]
Glacial and supraglacial lakes have been investigated in western Dronning Maud land, at Basen, Plogen and Fossilryggen nunataks. Data collection was made in austral summers 2004-2005 and 2010-2011, ...


37. Millennially averaged accumulation rates for the Lake Vostok region inferred from deep internal layers [Vostok_accum]
The depths of radar-detected internal layers can be used to infer the spatial variability of accumulation rates. Here we infer accumulation rates from three radar layers (26, 35 and 41ka old) in the ...


38. Collaborative Research: Grounding Line Forensics: The History of Grounding Line Retreat in the Kamb Ice Stream Outlet Region [hulbe_0538015]
This a project to identify and map ice surface and internal features that chronicle the sequence of events leading to the shut-down of Kamb ice stream. In particular, the project will study past grounding ...


39. Collaborative Research: Using Fracture Patterns and Ice Thickness to Study the History and Dynamics of Grounding Line Migration and Shutdown of Kamb and Whillans Ice Streams [hulbe_0440670]
This award supports a three year project to develop the tools required to interpret complex patterns of flow features on the Ross Ice Shelf, which record the discharge history the ice streams flowing ...


40. Automatic Weather Station Data from the Vestfonna Ice Cap [SMHI_IPY_AWSVestfonna]
AWS data from the ablation zone Vestfonna ice cap including: air temp., relative humidity, 4 component radiation, ice and snow temperature, surface height.


41. Norwegian-United States IPY Scientific Traverse: Climate Variability and Glaciology in East Antarctica [scambos_0538103]
This award supports a project of scientific investigations along two overland traverses in East Antarctica: one going from the Norwegian Troll Station (72deg. S, 2deg. E) to the United States South ...


42. Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction of Buried Glacier Ice [BU-054-005]
This project studies ancient ice buried in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica. The ice, which may approach ten million years in age, will be dated using argon and uranium radioisotope techniques. High-risk ...


43. Land and sea ice sructure west and south of Ross Island measured by ground penetrating radar, UAV, and helicopter EM bird [K053_2009_2010_NZ_1]   CHILD DIFs
This data set decribes surface and volume properties of snow and ice to validate radar satellite measurements. Ground penetrating radar (GPR) at 500 and 1000GHz provides information on snow layers ...


44. Collaborative Research: Dynamics and Climatic Response of the Taylor Glacier System [blankenship_OPP0126202]
Taylor Glacier is a 60 km long outlet glacier that drains the Taylor Dome region of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet and terminates in Taylor Valley, the southernmost of the famous ...


45. Glacial Assessment: Past, Present and Future: Acquisition of Essential Research Instrumentation [vanderveen_OPP0321053]
The NSF OPP award # 0321053 supported a Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) purchase of equipment for Ohio State University's Glacial Assessment Program (GAP). The program has three major ...


46. Model Development and Study of the Importance of Ice-Shelf Drag on Inland Ice: Pine Island Glacier thinning [alley_NSF0126187]
A 2 year modeling effort to study the dynamics of Pine Island Glacier (PIG). The discharge from the PIG constitutes the largest mass loss from any single West Antarctic ice stream. Satellite ...


47. Histories of accumulation, thickness and WAIS Divide location from radar layers using a new inverse approach [Waddington_0440666]
This project used geophysical inverse theory and a 2.5D flowband ice-flow forward model to extract robust transient accumulation patterns from multiple deeper layers. Histories of divide migration ...


48. The ANDRILL drilling project - 1284.87 m and 1138.54 m sediment cores from below the McMurdo/Ross Ice Shelf [K001_ANDRILL]   CHILD DIFs
ANDRILL (ANtarctic DRILLing project) is a multinational (Germany, Italy, New Zealand and USA) initiative to investigate the climate and tectonic history of Antarctica by recovering deep sediment ...


49. Automatic Weather Station Data from the Vestfonna Ice Cap [VF_AWS_0709]
AWS data from the ablation zone Vestfonna ice cap including: air temp., relative humidity, 4 component radiation, ice and snow temperature, surface height.


50. Ground penetrating radar, snow accumulation and snow pit measurements at McMurdo Ice Shelf and in the catchment basin of Erebus glacier [K053_2008_2009_NZ_1]
The knowledge of the cryosphere's mass balance is fundamental to understanding the impacts of climate change. Much of the research into the key components of the cryosphere is based on measurements ...


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