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1. SGA and BHC Grid Strain and Accumulation Measurements, Law Dome 1981-82 [strain_grid_lawdome_1981]
Raw measurements of the SGA and BHC strain/accumulation grids on Law Dome in 1981/82. The hard copy of this document has been archived at the Australian Antarctic Division.


2. Strain grid measurements from sites BHD and SGF, Law Dome 1977 [strain_grid_lawdome_1977]
Details of the setup and measurements made from strain grids located near sites BHD and SGF on Law Dome in 1977. The hard copy of this document has been archived at the Australian Antarctic Division.


3. Casey Ice Coring Program - Operations and Data Report, 1979 [casey_ice_coring_1979]
A handwritten copy of the 1979 report on ice core drilling on Law Dome (final draft?) Includes detailed notes on methods and equipment, as well as data for inclination, temperature and diameters of ...


4. Wilkes Ice Cap Project 1967, Elevation and Ice Thickness Profiling (Thesis) [wilkes_ice_cap_thesis_1967]
A masters thesis, written by David Carter, that was a detailed study of the Wilkes Ice Cap (now Law Dome) work that had been done in the 1960s up to and including the 1967 field season. It includes ...


5. Glaciology Data Report, Casey 1981 [glacio_data_report_1981_casey]
A collection of the data from the 1981 Glaciology program at Casey, collected from several inland traverses. Measurements include accumulation and density, barometric profiling, ice movement, gravity, ...


6. Glaciology Data Report, Casey 1986 [glacio_data_report_1986_casey]
A report of the data collected from the 1986 Glaciology program at Casey. Includes measurements of ice movement, accumulation, snow temperature, gravity, magnetic, weather data, surface density and ...


7. IAGP Data for 1978 From Casey [glacio_78_iagp_data_casey]
A collection of data/observations recorded during the 1978 IAGP traverse from Casey. Included in the collection are accumulation stake height readings, barometric levelling observations, precise distance ...


8. Barometric Levelling over IAGP trilateration net, Wilkes Land 1973 [glacio_1973_barometric_levelling]
A collection of tabulated values of atmospheric pressure along routes traveled during traverse for use in barometric leveling. These documents have been archived in the records store at the Australian ...


9. Glaciology 1981 Traverse Data Report (inland from Casey) - M. Hendy [glacio_1981_traverse_data_report]
A report on the four oversnow traverses carried out in 1981 from Casey, inland to Law Dome and Wilkes Land. Includes copy of the data collected for accumulation and density measurements, barometric ...


10. Glaciology 1987 "Traverse 1B" (Law Dome, Wilkes Land) Records and Measurements [glacio_87_traverse1b]
A 46 day traverse out of Casey across Law Dome/Wilkes Land carried out a large number of measurements as they traveled along their route. A number of ice core holes were drilled, and the ice temperatures ...


11. Glaciology 1987 "Traverse 5" (Law Dome, Wilkes Land) Records and Measurements [glacio_87_traverse5]
A 96 day traverse out of Casey across Law Dome and Wilkes Land performed a number of measurements including air pressure, air temperature, borehole temperature, gravity and snow accumulation at snow ...


12. Accumulation Measurements from Pioneerskaya to Dome C, 1982-84 [accum-measurements-domec-traverse-1982]
Initial accumulation levels measured on traverse in 1982/83, and re-measurement of some poles on the 1983/84 traverse. These documents have been archived in the records store at the Australian Antarctic ...


13. Barometric Leveling Results, Pioneerskaya to Dome C [baro-levelling-to-domec]
Record of barometric leveling measurements taken during the traverse from Pioneerskaya to Dome C (year currently unknown). These documents have been archived in the records store at the Australian ...


14. Detailed Notes on Accumulation/Movement Markers, Mirny-Dome C [accumulation-movement-markers-mirny-domec]
Detailed notes about each of the markers used for movement (and accumulation) measurements along the Mirny-Dome C traverse line. Includes processing notes from the JMR position analysis. These documents ...


15. Ice Radar Traverse Notes, Mirny-Dome C, 1978 [ice-radar-traverse-mirny-domec-1978]
Notes from the ice radar used on the traverse from Mirny to Dome C in 1978, recording file usage for various locations, and initial observations of ice thickness from the radar. These documents have ...


16. NOAA ClimateWatch Magazine: Loss of multi-year Arctic sea ice, 1987-present [NOAA-CWM_LossMulti-YearArctic1987-Present]
Animation of maps of sea ice age classification from 1987 through mid-August 2012. The first age class on the scale (1) means ?first-year ice,? which is ice that formed in the most recent winter. ...


17. NOAA: Old Ice Becoming Rare in Arctic [NOAA_OldIceBecomingRareInArctic1987-2011]
The Arctic Ocean is virtually surrounded by land. The blanket of sea ice that forms there during the winter isn?t completely free to drift away into warmer, southern waters. Because of that geography, ...


18. Change in Glacier Mass - Mean Cumulative Net Balance [geodata_1641]
Annual and cumulative mass balance data of 30 'reference' glaciers with more than 30 years of continuous and ongoing obseration series. Mass balance values for 2010 are still preliminary. Global glaciers ...


19. Pine Island Glacier (Antarctica) velocities from Landsat7 images between 2001 and 2011 [pine_island_glacier_vel]
Velocities for the Pine Island Glacier are derived using correlation analysis, using the IMCORR software package (Scambos and others, 1992) modified as discussed in Warner and Roberts (2013), applied ...


20. Ice floe surveying conducted during the SIPEX II voyage of the Aurora Australis, 2012 [SIPEX_II_Ice_Floe_Survey]   PARENT DIF
These data were collected to provide a spatial context for activities on SIPEX-2. Please see the document 'SIPEX II ice floe surveying report' for more detail. Files generated and stored in this dataset ...


21. 2013 Wintertime Arctic Sea Ice Maximum Fifth Lowest on Record [2013WintertimeArcticSeaIceMaximumFifthLowestOnRecord]
Last September, at the end of the northern hemisphere summer, the Arctic Ocean?s icy cover shrank to its lowest extent on record, continuing a long-term trend and diminishing to about half the size ...


22. NSIDC: Greenland Cumulative Melt Days Annual Average 1979-2007 [NSIDC-GreenlandCumulativeMeltDaysAnnualAverage1979-2007]
The image shows the average cumulative melt days for the Greenland Ice Sheet for the period 1979 to 2007. Oranges and reds indicate greater numbers of melt days, while blues and greens indicate no ...


23. NSIDC: Greenland Ice Extent 2012 [NSIDC-GreenlandMeltExtent2012]
Greenland?s 2012 melt season started early, surpassing the 30-year average for melt-covered area in mid-May, and remaining far in excess of typical conditions for June, July, and through mid August. ...


24. NASA EO: Ice Loss in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago [NASA_EO_IceLossCanadianArcticArchipelago]
Though much attention has been focused in recent years on the melting of ice from Greenland and Antarctica, nearly half of the ice volume currently being lost to the ocean is actually coming from ...


25. SOCC: Sea Ice Extent 1951 to 1999 [SOCC_Sea_Ice_Extent1951-1999]
Prior to 1950, the reconstruction of the historical record for sea ice suffered from lack of data and incomplete coverage. Since then, however, most circumpolar countries have kept regular comprehensive ...


26. NOAA ClimateWatch Magazine: Daily Ice Volume, 1979-present [NOAA-CWM_DailyIceVolume1979-Present]
Animated graph of daily ice volume from 1979 through mid-August 2012. Volume is shown in thousands of cubic kilometers. (Animation by climate.gov team, based on modeled ice volume data from the Polar ...


27. Arctic Report Card: Fractional area (%) of the Greenland Ice Sheet identified as melting from SSM/I 1981-2011 [ARC_GreenlandIceSheetMelting1981-2011]
Surface melting (T. Mote and M. Tedesco) In 2012, ice sheet surface melting set two new, satellite era records - melt extent and melt index - according to passive microwave observations made since ...


28. Arctic Research Program: 2008 Greenland ice sheet surface melt duration anomalies relative to the 1989–2008 base period based on SSM/I [ARP_2008GreenlandIceSheetSurfaceMeltSSMI]
Surface melt extent and duration Passive (SMMR and SSM/I, 1979?2008) and active (QuikSCAT, 2000?08) microwave remote sensing (Bhattacharya et al. 2009, submitted to Geophys. Res. Lett.; Liu et al. ...


29. Arctic Research Program: 2008 Greenland ice sheet surface melt duration anomalies relative to the 2000–2008 base period based on QuikSCAT [ARP_2008GreenlandIceSheetSurfaceMeltQuikSCAT]
Surface melt extent and duration Passive (SMMR and SSM/I, 1979?2008) and active (QuikSCAT, 2000?08) microwave remote sensing (Bhattacharya et al. 2009, submitted to Geophys. Res. Lett.; Liu et al. ...


30. Arctic Research Program: The time series of the anomalies in sea ice extent in March and September for the period 1979–2009. [ARP_TimeSeriesiceExtentMarchSeptember19792009]
Time series of the percent difference in ice extent in March (the month of ice extent maximum) and September (the month of ice extent minimum) relative to the mean values for the period 1979?2000. ...


31. CSB: 10-year averages between 1979 and 2008 and yearly averages for 2007, 2009, and 2010 of the daily (a) ice extent and (b) ice area in the Northern Hemisphere. [CSB_IceExtentIceAreaArctic1979-2010]
The sea ice cover is one of the key components of the climate system. It has been a focus of attention in recent years, largely because of a strong decrease in the Arctic sea ice cover and modeling ...


32. CSB: Antarctic Sea Ice Results from the AMSR-E Bootstrap (ABA) and NASA Team (NT2) Algorithms: Similar and Not Identical 2002-2007 [CSB_AntarcticSeaIce_ABA_NT0207]
Monitoring polar sea ice is one of the prime objectives of Aqua's AMSR-E instrument, adding valuable information about this highly variable component of global climate. Results from satellite observations ...


33. CSB: Antarctic Sea Ice Variability 1979-2006 [CSB_AntarcticSeaIceVariability1979-2006]
Monthly-averaged Antarctic sea ice extents derived from satellite passive microwave radiometers (from the Nimbus 7 Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer (SMMR) and the DMSP F8, F11, and F13 Special ...


34. CSB: Changes in Arctic sea ice melt onset, freeze-up, and melt season length derived from satellite data 1972-2008 [CSB_ArcticSeaIce79-08TM]
Earlier or extended sea ice melt in response to rising atmospheric temperatures may be one of the primary drivers for the shrinking Arctic sea ice cover. We calculate both melt and freeze onset dates ...


35. CSB: Cooling and Enhanced Sea Ice Production in the Ross Sea 1992 to 2007 [CSB_CoolingEnhancedSeaIceProductionRossSea92-07]
The Antarctic Sea cover has been increasing at 2.0% per decade, while the Arctic ice cover has been declining at -4.4% per decade. Increases in the Antarctic ice area have been attributed, through ...


36. CSB: Greenland Ice Sheet Surface Temperature and Mass Loss: 2000–2006 [CSB_GreenlandIceSheetST_MassLoss20002006]
Surface Temperature of the Greenland Ice Sheet is near 0?C around its southern margins during the melt season. This highlights the metastability of parts of the ice sheet, and the susceptibility to ...


37. Canada Median End Date of Continuous Snow Cover 1979 to 1997 [CanadaMedianEndDateContSnowCover1979-97]
This map shows the median date of snow-cover loss (defined as the last date with 14 consecutive days of snow cover greater than 2 centimetres in depth) computed over 18 winter seasons (1979 to 1997). ...


38. Canada's average maximum snow depth in centimetres computed over 18 winter seasons (1979 to 1997) [Canada_AverageMax_Snow_Depth1979-97]
This map shows the average maximum snow depth in centimetres computed over 18 winter seasons (1979 to 1997). Over southern Canada this usually occurs in January or February, while the time of maximum ...


39. CryoClim: Time series of Midtre Lovenbreen, Svalbard, mass balance 1967-2007 [CryoClim-TimeSeriesMidtreLovenbreenSvalbard-MassBalance1967-2007]
Time series of Midtre Lovenbreen, Svalbard, mass balance The mass balance of Midtre Lovenbreen and Austre Br?ggerbeen in Svalbard have been monitored by the Norwegian Polar Institute since 1967. ...


40. ESA: Himalaya elevation differences 2003-2008 [ESA_HimalayaElevationDifferences2003-08]
New study maps Himalayan glacier behaviour 23 August 2012 Glaciers are one of the largest reservoirs of freshwater on our planet, and their melting or growing is one of the best indicators of climate ...


41. GFDL: Arctic Sea Ice Changes 1860-2100 [GFDL_Arctic_Sea_Ice_Changes_1860-2100]
The future of Arctic sea-ice is a concern for various reasons and simulations with GFDL's Coupled Model version 2.1 suggest a decline in sea-ice concentration, especially during the 21st century. ...


42. NASA: Sea ice extent anomalies in Ross Sea and Bellingshausen/Amundsen Seas. [NASA_SeaIceExtentAnomaliesAntarcticSeas201104]
Monthly anomalies of sea ice extents in the Ross Sea and Bellingshausen/Amundsen Seas. Ice extent is defined as the integral sum of the areas covered by sea ice with 15% ice concentration and higher. ...


43. NASA: Sea ice extent anomalies in Ross Sea and Bellingshausen/Amundsen Seas. [NASA_SeaIceDrift1992-2008]
Yearly averages of winter ice drift data from 1992 to 2008 as derived from satellite passive microwave data and corresponding sea level pressure during the same period as derived from NCEP reanalysis ...


44. NASA: Sea ice production in the Ross Sea shelf 1992-2008 [NASA_SeaIceProductionRossSeaShelf1992-2008]
Yearly sea ice production and salinization from 1992 to 2008 in the Ross Sea shelf region as derived from coastal polynyas in the region. Coastal polynyas are regarded as ice factories and the key ...


45. NSIDC: Arctic Sea Ice Age 2003-2012 [NSIDC_ArcticSeaIceAge2003-2012]
Ice age data shows thin ice cover One key predictor for summer ice melt is the amount of old, thick ice in the Arctic at the end of the winter. Some ice thickness data are available from satellites, ...


46. NSIDC: Arctic Sea Ice Extent Standardized Anomalies Jan 1953-Oct 2008 [NSIDC_ArcticSeaIceExtent1953-2008]
Passive microwave satellite data reveal that, since 1979, winter Arctic ice extent has decreased about 4.2 percent per decade (Meier et al. 2006). Antarctic ice extent is increasing (Cavalieri et ...


47. NSIDC: Hign Altitude Winds and September Sea Ice Area 1980-2010 [NSIDC_HignAltitudeWindsSeptemberSeaIceArea1980-2010]
Rapid Arctic warming and mid-latitude weather The Arctic has warmed about twice as fast as the rest of the Northern Hemisphere in recent decades. Summer Arctic sea ice has declined by 40%, and snow ...


48. NSIDC: Models Underestimate Loss of Arctic Sea Ice 1950-2050 [NSIDC_ObservedProjectedArcticSeptSea-IceExtent1950-2050]
Arctic sea ice is melting at a significantly faster rate than projected by the most advanced computer models, a new study concludes (see Figure 1). Scientists at the National Snow and Ice Data Center ...


49. NSIDC: Northern Hemisphere monthly SCA, 1978-2006, from NOAA snow charts (orange) and microwave satellite (purple/green) data sets [NSIDC_NH_Snow-Covered1978-2005]
Northern Hemisphere monthly snow-covered area: This graph covers the years 1978-2005, based on NOAA snow charts (orange) and microwave satellite (purple/green) data sets. Image by Richard Armstrong ...


50. NSIDC: Northern Hemisphere spring duration of snow cover derived from visible satellite data, 1978-2006 [NSIDC_SpringDurationSnowCover1978-2006]
The 28 year trend in snow extent derived from visible and passive microwave satellite data indicates an annual decrease of approximately 1 to 3 percent per decade with greater deceases of approximately ...


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