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1. Comparison of theoretical and laboratory models of ocean wave transmission by a group of ice floes [AAS_4123_model_comparisons]
Although the floating sea ice surrounding the Antarctic damps ocean waves, they may still be detected hundreds of kilometres from the ice edge. Over this distance the waves leave an imprint of broken ...


2. ALASKA-April95 MODIS Airborne Simulator (MAS) Level-1B Data Products [LAADS_MAS_ALASKA95]
The objective of the ALASKA-April95 campaign was to use remotely sensed data to map snow and ice and make measurements of first-year and multi-year sea ice over Central and Northern Alaska and the ...


3. Arctic Radiation Measurement in Column: Atmosphere-Surface (ARMCAS) MODIS Airborne Simulator (MAS) Level-1B Data Products [LAADS_MAS_ARMCAS]
The objective of the Arctic Radiation Measurement in Column: Atmosphere-Surface (ARMCAS) experiment was to detect and differentiate between clouds, ice, and snow over Northern Alaska. This experiment ...


4. Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study/FFC-Winter (BOREAS) Campaign MODIS Airborne Simulator (MAS) Level-1B Data Products [LAADS_MAS_BOREAS]
The objective of the Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study/FFC-Winter (BOREAS) campaign was to study Snow and Ice Detection over Glacier National Park in Montana and Prince Albert National Park in Canada. ...


5. Winter Cloud Experiment (WINCE) MODIS Airborne Simulator (MAS) Level-1B Data Products [LAADS_MAS_WINCE]
The objective of the Winter Cloud Experiment (WINCE) campaign was to improve remote detection of thin cirrus and thick scattered clouds over snow and ice by studying their radiative properties. In ...


6. An environmental record of lead isotopes over four centuries at Law Dome, Antarctica [ASAC_1092]
Antarctic ice provides an archive of Earths atmospheric composition over time. It therefore records evidence of human impact on the atmosphere. Lead is a toxic element, whose isotopic fingerprint ...


7. An investigation into Southern Hemisphere cyclone-sea ice links using long records of NCEP analyses and passive microwave data [ASAC_1080]
The sea ice data are the SMMR/SMMI data for the period 1978-96. These are in the form of daily (or bi-diurnal) concentration amounts on a regular grid. The data on the extratropical cyclones has been ...


8. BOREAS HYD-03 Subcanopy Meteorological Data [BOREAS_H3SCMET]
The BOREAS HYD-03 team collected several data sets related to the hydrology of forested areas. This data set includes measurements of wind speed and direction; air temperature; relative humidity; ...


9. 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). The custodian for these samples is ...


10. Important marine habitat off east Antarctica revealed by two decades of multi-species predator tracking [AAS_3227_predicted_habitat]
From the abstract of the referenced paper: Satellite telemetry data are a key source of animal distribution information for marine ecosystem management and conservation activities. We used two decades ...


11. Brine flow through sea ice [ASAC_1060]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1060 See the link below for public details on this project. Taken from the referenced publications: Sea ice exhibits a marked transition in its fluid transport ...


12. Collaborative Research: Integrative Study of Marine Ice Sheet Stability and Subglacial Life Habitats in West Antarctica - Lake and Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling (LISSARD) [NSF-ANT08-39142]
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 ...


13. Biodiversity and ecophysiology of Antarctic sea-ice bacteria [ASAC_1012]
The data set includes information relevant for the study and description of sea-ice bacteria contains the following dataset subgroups and is organised by REFERENCE number. 1) Isolation data: strain ...


14. Air sampling and analysis from Antarctic firn and ice [ASAC_1004]
Air from the ice and firn (compressed snow) of the Antarctic ice sheet will be extracted and measured for atmospheric composition in the past. Gases of interest are greenhouse gases (carbon dioxide, ...


15. APIS - Antarctic Pack Ice Seals 1994-1999, plus historical data from the 1980's [APIS]
APIS data were collected between 1994 and 1999. This dataset also includes some historical data collected between 1985 and 1987. Both aerial and ship-board surveys were conducted. Studies on the behaviour ...


16. Bathymetry and Ice draft maps for the Amery Ice Shelf cavity [AIS_GEOM]
Ocean circulation beneath ice shelves and associated rates of melting and freezing are influenced strongly by water column thickness and depth. The shape of the cavity beneath the Amery Ice Shelf ...


17. Geology of possible runway sites in the Davis region, Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica [ANARE-98]
From the abstract of the referenced publication: Five possible runway sites have been proposed within 4 km of Davis on the northwestern part of Broad Peninsula, Vestfold Hills. Most are on on thin, ...


18. Snow stratigraphy observations in the katabatic wind region of eastern Wilkes Land, Antarctica. [ANARE-17]
Stratigraphical measurements to a depth of 2-3m in puts were made along a glaciological traverse route from 68.35.S, 113.19E to 69.00S, 130.48E at approximately 2000m elevation in Wilkes Land, Eastern ...


19. Whale log - observations from ANARE voyages [ANARE_Whale_log]
Ship-based observations of whales sightings from the original 'ANARE Whale Log' books have been recovered into a single repository of sightings. ANARE (Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions) ...


20. Amery Ice Shelf 1968 Traverse Reports and Logs [AIS_1968_traverse]
In 1968 the Australian Antarctic Division had a team of four people spend just over a year on the Amery Ice Shelf, undertaking a range of studies including ice velocity determination (horizontal and ...


21. Collaborative Research: Integrative Study of Marine Ice Sheet Stability & Subglacial Life Habitats in W Antarctica - Lake & Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling (LISSARD) [anandakrishnan_0838763]
This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). The LISSARD project (Lake and Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling) is one of three research ...


22. Collaborative Research: Integrative Study of Marine Ice Sheet Stability and Subglacial Life Habitats - Robotic Access to Grounding-zones for Exploration and Science (RAGES) [anandakrishnan_0838764]
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 ...


23. ESA GlobSnow Snow Water Equivalent (SWE) [NSIDC-0595]
The European Space Agency (ESA) Global Snow Monitoring for Climate Research (GlobSnow) snow water equivalent (SWE) v2.0 data record contains snow information derived for the Northern Hemisphere since ...


24. MEaSUREs Northern Hemisphere Terrestrial Snow Cover Extent Daily 25km EASE-Grid 2.0 [NSIDC-0530]
This data set offers users 25 km Northern Hemisphere snow cover extent represented by four different variables. Three of the snow cover variables are derived from the Interactive Multisensor Snow ...


25. MODIS Mosaic of Antarctica 2008-2009 (MOA2009) Image Map [NSIDC-0593]
The MODIS Mosaic of Antarctica 2008-2009 (MOA2009) Image Map consists of two cloud-free digital image maps that show mean surface morphology and a quantitative measure of optical snow grain size on ...


26. ADBEX III Sea Ice Strain Grid Measurements [ADBEX_III_strain_grid]
Details of the setup and (re)measurements taken of the strain grid laid out on the sea ice during the ADBEX III voyage of the Nella Dan. The grid was made up of six canes (plus the bridge, used as ...


27. Greenland Climate Network (GC-Net) Automatic Weather Station Data [NSIDC-0617]
The Greenland Climate Network (GC-NET), established in spring 1994, currently consists of 18 stations with a distributed coverage over the Greenland ice sheet. The GC-Net emphasis is to monitor climatological ...


28. Ice Velocities Around the 2000 Meter Traverse in Greenland [NSIDC-0615]
This data set contains traverse measurements used to infer the mass balance of central parts of the ice sheet upslope from the traverse, and results from this work have been published in Thomas et ...


29. Mass-Balance Estimates by Comparing Ice Discharge Across the 2000 m Traverse [NSIDC-0618]
Ice-sheet mass balance can be inferred from comparison between total net accumulation and total ice discharge, and this data set contains results from such a comparison for higher-elevation parts ...


30. Radar Studies of Subglacial Lake Whillans and the Whillans Ice Stream Grounding Zone [NSIDC-0594]
This data set includes ground-based, gridded, ice-penetrating radar thickness and basal reflection power, along with GPS coordinates, for two areas of Whillans Ice Stream: Subglacial Lake Whillans ...


31. Reconstructions of paleo winter sea ice concentrations and revised age models for marine sediment cores SO136-111 and E27-23. [ASAC_2534_winter_sea_ice]
The Holocene sea-ice project brings together for the first time, records from the Antarctic continent and deep sea sediments that will allow us to calibrate three sea-ice extent surrogates, validate ...


32. Synthesis of Thwaites Glacier Dynamics: Diagnostic and Prognostic Sensitivity Studies of a West Antarctic Outlet System [NSIDC-0619]
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 ...


33. Aquarius L3 Weekly Polar-Gridded Brightness Temperature and Sea Surface Salinity [AQ3_TB]
The data set consists of weekly gridded Level-3 products of Aquarius L-band radiometer brightness temperature (TB) observations and Sea Surface Salinity (SSS) retrievals from the Aquarius/Satélite ...


34. Aquarius L3 Weekly Polar-Gridded Normalized Radar Cross Section [AQ3_NRCS]
The data set consists of weekly polar-gridded Level-3 products of Aquarius L-band Normalized Radar Cross Section (NRCS) retrievals from the Aquarius/Satélite de Aplicaciones Científicas (SAC-D) mission, ...


35. Aquarius L3 Weekly Polar-Gridded Sea Surface Salinity [AQ3_SSS]
This data set consists of weekly gridded Level-3 products of Aquarius L-band radiometer Sea Surface Salinity (SSS) retrievals from the Aquarius/Satélite de Aplicaciones Científicas (SAC-D) mission, ...


36. Atlas of Community-Based Monitoring in a Changing Arctic (Arctic CBM) [ELOKA033]
This atlas showcases Arctic communities actively involved in observing social and environmental change. It was designed to highlight the many community-based monitoring (CBM) and traditional knowledge ...


37. Bubble Number-density Data and Modeled Paleoclimates [NSIDC-0538]
This data set includes bubble number-density measured at depths from 120 meters to 560 meters at 20-meter intervals in both horizontal and vertical samples. The data set also includes modeled temperature ...


38. ClimoBase: Rouse Canadian Surface Observations of Weather, Climate, and Hydrological Variables, 1984-1998 [G10008]
ClimoBase is a collection of surface climate measurements collected in Northern Canada by Dr. Wayne Rouse between 1984 and 1998 in three locations: Churchill, Manitoba; Marantz Lake, Manitoba; and ...


39. Greenland Ice Surface Elevations from NASA ATM Airborne Lidar [NSIDC-0614]
Scanning laser altimeters were flown over the Greenland icesheet during late spring or early summer from 1993 to 1999. Flights spanned the entire icesheet, sampling interior and coastal regions and ...


40. IceBridge Radar L3 Tomographic Ice Thickness [IRTIT3]
This data set contains Level-3 tomographic ice thickness measurements derived from data captured by the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) Multichannel Coherent Radar Depth Sounder (MCoRDS) ...


41. Iceberg Capsize Kinematics and Energetics [NSIDC-0590]
This data set represents a typical single iceberg capsize experiment. Included in this data set are all the parameters of the plastic iceberg's density and dimensions, the density of the water surrounding ...


42. MEaSUREs Greenland Surface Melt Daily 25km Ease-Grid 2.0 [NSIDC-0533]
This data set offers users a 25 km daily record of surface/near-surface melting on the Greenland Ice Sheet. The presence of melting is determined from brightness temperature data acquired during a ...


43. WAIS Divide Sonic Log Data [NSIDC-0592]
This data set contains a record of speeds for vertically-propagating compression-waves measured throughout the depth of ice that surrounds the WAIS-D borehole. Multiple logs provide redundant measurements ...


44. Alaskan Air, Ground, Snow, and Soil Temperatures, 1998-2001 [GGD903]
This data set contains air and ground temperature measurements collected from three different regions, each with multiple sites. The regions sampled are North Slope, Council, and Ivotuk. Measurements ...


45. East Siberian Air, Ground Temperature, and Snow Depth Measurements, 1882-1994 [GGD902]
This data set contains historical data for 35 Russian stations located between approximately 117-145 E and 55-72 N. Data were collected between 1882-1994, but the time period covered by each station ...


46. Heard Island Glacier Fluctuations and Climatic Change - 2003/04 Fieldwork [NSIDC-0582]
This data set contains data on the physical flow characteristics, mass balance, sub-glacial topography, and recent fluctuations of the Heard Island glacier. The data were collected for The Antarctic ...


47. Air and Soil Temperatures from Sites in Alaska 1995-2001 [GGD907]
This data set consists of air and soil temperatures from various sites in Alaska between 1995 and 2001. Data loggers recorded soil temperatures at 1 cm below the ground or snow surface, and air temperatures ...


48. Elevated Soil Temperature and Water Table Manipulation Data from Barrow, Alaska, 1999-2001 [GGD905]
This data set contains elevated soil temperature and water table manipulation measurements taken at a tundra site near Barrow, Alaska, USA. Eighteen 60-cm diameter polycarbonate cylinders were installed ...


49. IceBridge WISE L2 Geolocated Ice Thickness and Surface Elevation [IRWIS2]
This data set contains depth sounder measurements of elevation, surface, bottom, and thickness for Alaska taken from the Warm Ice Sounding Explorer (WISE). The data were collected as part of Operation ...


50. Meteorological, Radiation, Soil, and Snow Data from Alaska Sites, 1998-2002 [GGD901]
This data set contains meteorological, radiation, soil, and snow data from several sites in three regions in Alaska: Ivotuk, Kougarok and Council. The goal of the project is to improve the understanding ...


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