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1. Polar Pathfinder Daily 25 km EASE-Grid Sea Ice Motion Vectors [NSIDC-0116]
This data set provides daily sea ice motion vectors derived from a wide variety of sensors in both gridded and non-gridded (raw) files. For the gridded data, weekly and monthly mean fields are also ...


2. Collaborative Research in IPY: Abrupt Environmental Change in the Larsen Ice Shelf System, a Multidisciplinary Approach -- Cryosphere and Oceans - LARISSA_0732655 [LARISSA_0732655]
Like no other region on Earth, the northern Antarctic Peninsula represents a spectacular natural laboratory of climate change and provides the opportunity to study the record of past climate and ecological ...


3. Collaborative Research: Integrative Study of Marine Ice Sheet Stability and Subglacial Life Habitats in W Antarctica - Lake and Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling (LISSARD) [NSF-ANT08-39059]
The LISSARD project (Lake and Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling) is one of three research components of the WISSARD integrative initiative (Whillans Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research ...


4. Subglacial drainage and slip modeling in Antarctica: relating lakes to ice discharge [NSF-ANT10-43481]
This award supports a project to develop models of subglacial hydrology in order to understand dynamics of water movement, lake drainage, and how drainage affects ice slip over deformable till with ...


5. Collaborative Research: Integrative Study of Marine Ice Sheet Stability and Subglacial Life Habitats - Robotic Access to Grounding-zones for Exploration and Science (RAGES) (Powell) [NSF-ANT08-39107]
The RAGES project (Robotic Access to Grounding zones for Exploration and Science) is one of three research components of the WISSARD (Whillans Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling) integrative ...


6. Enhanced Spatial Resolution Surface Melting over the Antarctic Peninsula (1958 - to date) from a Regional Climate Model Validated through Remote Sensing Observations [NSF-ANT11-41973]
This award supports a project to generate first-time validated enhanced spatial resolution (5-10 km) maps of surface melting over the Antarctic Peninsula for the period 1958 - to date from the outputs ...


7. Collaborative Research: Long-Term and Interannual Variability of Antarctic Ice Sheet Mass Balance From Satellite Gravimetry and Other Geodetic Measurements [NSF-ANT10-43750]
Monthly averages of atmospheric temperature and VMR for atmospheric species are provided at 2 deg. lat. X 4 deg. long. spatial grids and at a subset of TES standard pressure levels. Algorithms for ...


8. Antarctic Peninsula Weather and Sea Ice Observations from LTER/Palmer Station [LTER_PAL_WEATHER]
Large scale physical environment parameters such as climate or the description of ice coverage are of importance to research concerned with an area over long time periods. Weather as recorded by ...


9. Geophysical Investigations of Marie Byrd Land Evolution (GIMBLE) [young_1043761]
Marie Byrd Land represents a significant highland dividing the Amundsen Sea Embayment (ASE) of West Antarctica from its Ross Embayment. Its topographic evolution likely played a key role in the origin ...


10. Atmospheric CO2 and Climate: Taylor Dome Ice Core, Antarctica [NSIDC-0315]
Using new and existing ice core CO2 data from 65 - 30 ka BP a new chronology for Taylor Dome ice core CO2 is established and synchronized with Greenland ice core records to study how high latitude ...


11. 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 ...


12. 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.


13. Thwaites International Polar Year (IPY) Geophysics, Antarctica [NSIDC-0524]
This data set presents ice sheet history and dynamics on the Thwaites Glacier and Pine Island Glacier in the Amundsen Sea sector of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet.


14. Atmospheric CO2 Trapped in the Ice Core from Siple Dome, Antarctica [NSIDC-0202]
These data are CO2 concentrations of the air occulded in Siple Dome ice core, Antarctica. The study was conducted between January 2001 and March 2003 on a deep ice core from Siple Dome Core A, located ...


15. Atmospheric CO2 and Climate: Byrd Ice Core, Antarctica [NSIDC-0314]
Reconstructions of ancient atmospheric CO2 variations help us better understand how the global carbon cycle and climate are linked. This data set compares CO2 variations on millennial time scales ...


16. Historical CO2 Records from the Law Dome DE08, DE08-2, and DSS Ice cores, CDIAC/Trends and WDC/Paleoclimatology [CDIAC_TRENDS_CO2_LAWDOME]
The CO2 records presented here are derived from three ice cores obtained at Law Dome, East Antarctica from 1987 to 1993. The Law Dom site satisfies many of the desirable characteristics of an ideal ...


17. Monthly average polar sea-ice concentration [USGS_DDS-27]
The purpose of this data set is to provide paleoclimate researchers with a tool for estimating the average seasonal variation in sea-ice concentration in the modern polar oceans and for estimating ...


18. Reynolds Optimum Interpolation (OI) Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Analysis V2 (1981 - present) [REYNOLDS_SST]
The data sets in the CDC archive called "Reynolds SST' and "Reconstructed Reynolds SST" were discontinued on 1 April 2003. A new OI SST data set is available as described here, which includes a new ...


19. Fiber-Optic Distributed Temperature Sensing at Windless Bight [NSIDC-0604]
Fiber-optic equipped moorings for Raman backscatter Distributed Temperature Sensing (DTS) were installed at Windless Bight, Antarctica in November 2011. Continuous-in-space measurements of temperature ...


20. The Relationship between Climate and Ice Rheology at Dome C, East Antarctica [pettit_0948247]
This award supports a project to study of the relationship between fabric and climate for the ice near the EPICA Dome C ice core site, East Antarctica.


21. IPY: Collaborative Proposal: Constraining the Mass-Balance Deficit of the Amundsen Coast's Glaciers - das_0632031 [das_0632031]
This award supports a project to gather data to better understand the mass balance of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet focusing on the Pine Island and Thwaites Glaciers along the Amundsen Sea coast. ...


22. Historic CH4 Records from Antarctic and Greenland Ice Cores, Antarctic Firn Data, and Archived Air Samples from Cape Grim, Tasmania in CDIAC/Trends Online [CDIAC_CH4_LAWDOME]
This data represents one thousand years of atmospheric methane concentrations. Methane concentrations was measured in air bubbles from 1008-1980 in Antarctic ice cores, and from 1075-1885 in Greenland ...


23. Glacial-interglacial History of West Antarctic Nunataks and Site Reconnaissance for Subglacial Bedrock Sampling [NSF-ANT11-42162]
This award supports a reconnaissance geological and radar-sounding study of promising sites in West Antarctica for a future project to measure cosmogenic nuclides in subglacial bedrock. Field work ...


24. Bromide in Snow in the Sea Ice Zone [NSF-ANT10-43145]
A range of chemical and microphysical pathways in polar latitudes, including spring time (tropospheric) ozone depletion, oxidative pathways for mercury, and cloud condensation nuclei (CCN) production ...


25. Mt. Moulton Ice Trench Mass Spectrometry Data, Antarctica [NSIDC-0472]
This data set contains measurments from co-registered samples from a horizontal trench in the Mt. Moulton Blue Ice Area (BIA) in Antarctica. All 3795 co-registered samples were analyzed for their ...


26. Collaborative Research: IPY: GAMBIT: Gamburtsev Aerogeophysical Mapping of Bedrock and Ice Targets - AGAP_GAMBIT [AGAP_GAMBIT]
This award supported an aerogeophysical study of the Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains (GSM), a Texas-sized mountain range buried beneath the ice sheets of East Antarctica. The project would perform ...


27. Collaborative Research: Stable Isotopes of Ice in the WAIS Divide Deep Ice Core - white_0537593 [white_0537593]
This data set contains the record of stable isotopes of hydrogen and oxygen in the WAIS Divide WDC06A core from West Antarctica. Samples have been analyzed at high resolution (nominal 3cm intervals) ...


28. Synthesis of Thwaites Glacier Dynamics: Diagnostic and Prognostic Sensitivity Studies of a West Antarctic Outlet System - parizek_0758274 [parizek_0758274]
This data set consists of experimental output from a higher-order finite-element model that was utilized in conjunction with existing data sets to isolate essential physical processes affecting Thwaites ...


29. Collaborative Research in IPY: Abrupt Environmental Change in the Larsen Ice Shelf System, a Multidisciplinary Approach -- Cryosphere and Oceans - truffer_0732602 [truffer_0732602]
This award supports the cryospheric and oceanographic components of an integrated multi-disciplinary program to address the rapid and fundamental changes now taking place in Antarctic Peninsula (AP). ...


30. Collaborative Research: Combined Physical Property Measurements at Siple Dome - Spencer_0917509 [Spencer_0917509]
This award supports a two-year collaborative effort to more fully understand the climatic history and physical properties of the Siple Dome, Antarctica deep ice core. We have released an Excel file ...


31. Collaborative Research: East Antarctic outlet glacier contributions to the Ross Sea from chronology of detrital grains - NSF-ANT10-43572 [NSF-ANT10-43572]
The PIs proposed a provenance study of glacial deposits in the Ross Embayment that will provide a broad scale geochronologic survey of detrital minerals in till to help characterize bedrock beneath ...


32. Collaborative Research: Geochemistry and Microbiology of the Extreme Aquatic Environment in Lake Vida, East Antarctica - NSF-ANT07-39698 [NSF-ANT07-39698]
Lake Vida is the largest lake of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, with an approximately 20 m ice cover overlaying a brine of unknown depth with at least 7 times seawater salinity and temperatures below -10 ...


33. Collaborative Research: Norwegian-United States IPY Scientific Traverse: Climate Variability and Glaciology in East Antarctica - albert_0538495 [albert_0538495]
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 ...


34. 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 [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 ...


35. Controls on Climate-Active Gases by Amundsen Sea Ice Biota - NSF-ANT08-36061 [NSF-ANT08-36061]
Convincing evidence now confirms that polar regions are changing rapidly in response to human activities. Changes in sea ice extent and thickness will have profound implications for productivity, ...


36. Free-Drifting Icebergs as Proliferating Dispersion Sites of Iron Enrichment, Organic Carbon Production and Export in the Southern Ocean - NSF-ANT06-36543 [NSF-ANT06-36543]
Atmospheric warming has been associated with retreating glaciers, disintegrating ice shelves, and the increasing prevalence of icebergs in the Southern Ocean over the last decade. Our preliminary ...


37. Free-drifting Icebergs as Proliferating Dispersion Sites of Iron Enrichment, Organic Carbon Production and Export in the Southern Ocean - NSF-ANT06-36440 [NSF-ANT06-36440]
Atmospheric warming has been associated with retreating glaciers, disintegrating ice shelves, and the increasing prevalence of icebergs in the Southern Ocean over the last decade. Our preliminary ...


38. Images of ice core sections that have been processed at the U.S. National Ice Core Laboratory - McGwire_0230149 [McGwire_0230149]
The dataset is comprised of optical images of ice core sections that were acquired with a digital line-scan camera in the cold room facility at the U.S. National Ice Core Laboratory (NICL). Ice core ...


39. Limits and Drivers of Metazoan Distributions in the Transantarctic Mountains - NSF-ANT08-40979 [NSF-ANT08-40979]
Ice sheet models of the Last Glacial Maximum, and previous glaciation events in the Miocene, suggest that current low altitude, ice-free surfaces in Antarctica were completely covered with ice. If ...


40. Molecular Level Characterization of Dissolved Organic Carbon and Microbial Diversity in the WAIS Divide Replicate Core - foreman_1141936 [foreman_1141936]
This award supports a detailed, molecular level characterization of dissolved organic carbon and microbes in Antarctic ice cores. NSF PLR Award Abstract #1141936


41. Monthly average polar sea-ice concentration - USGS-DDS-27 [USGS-DDS-27]
The purpose of this data set is to provide paleoclimate researchers with a tool for estimating the average seasonal variation in sea-ice concentration in the modern polar oceans and for estimating ...


42. U.S. SO GLOBEC Synthesis and Modeling: Timing is Everything: The Dynamic Coupling among Phytoplankton, Ice, Ice Algae and Krill (PIIAK) - NSF-ANT05-29666 [NSF-ANT05-29666]
This collaborative study between the Desert Research Institute, the University of California, Santa Barbara (0529087; Robin Ross), and the University of California, San Diego (0528728; Maria Vernet) ...


43. IPY Research: Investigating the Cryospheric Evolution of the Central Antarctic Plate (ICECAP) [blankenship_0733025]
This is the master metadata record for the ICECAP project, a four-year International Polar Year campaign to map the morphology, geology and glaciology of the major marine subglacial basins of East ...


44. R/V Laurence M. Gould LMG1301 [LMG1301]   PARENT DIF
The NSF-supported research icebreaker Laurence M. Gould operates year-round in support of the U.S. Antarctic Program, carrying out global change studies in biological, chemical, physical, and oceanographic ...


45. R/V Laurence M. Gould LMG1302 [LMG1302]   PARENT DIF
The NSF-supported research icebreaker Laurence M. Gould operates year-round in support of the U.S. Antarctic Program, carrying out global change studies in biological, chemical, physical, and oceanographic ...


46. R/V Laurence M. Gould LMG1303 [LMG1303]   PARENT DIF
The NSF-supported research icebreaker Laurence M. Gould operates year-round in support of the U.S. Antarctic Program, carrying out global change studies in biological, chemical, physical, and oceanographic ...


47. R/V Laurence M. Gould LMG1309 [LMG1309]   PARENT DIF
The NSF-supported research icebreaker Laurence M. Gould operates year-round in support of the U.S. Antarctic Program, carrying out global change studies in biological, chemical, physical, and oceanographic ...


48. Time Dependent Ice Coverage and Ice Topography Through the Glacial Cycle [NOAA_NCDC_PALEO_93-015]
Topography and ice cover data files from the ICE-4G model. Data consists of topographical heights at 1 Kyr intervals since the last glacial maximum. Topographical heights are relative to paleo sea ...


49. 17O Excess from WAIS Divide, 0 to 25 ka BP [NSIDC-0596]
This data set contains the VSMOW-SLAP d17O, d18O, and 17O-excess data from the WAIS Divide Ice Core Project, Siple Dome and Taylor Dome, along with the published and VSMOW-SLAP normalized d17O, d18O, ...


50. 2000+ Year Detailed, Calibrated Climate Reconstruction from a South Pole Ice Core Set in an Antarctic - Global Scale Context [mayewski_0636506]
SPRESSO ice core SPRESSO data produced by E. Korotkikh and P. A. Mayewski (Climate Change Institute, University of Maine) The South Pole SPRESSO (South Pole Remote Earth Science and Seismological ...


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