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Glaciological Investigations of the Bulge and Trunk of Kamb Ice Stream, West Antarctica
Entry ID: NSIDC-0380_1

Abstract: This data set contains radar data from the Kamb Ice Stream (KIS), formerly known as Ice Stream C, in West Antarctica. The project was part of a larger study to assess the likelihood of ice stream reactivation. Parameters include latitude, longitude, distance along profile, ice thickness pick, bright layer depth, and surface elevation, from approximately 1600 km of ground-based radar traverses recorded during the 2004 and 2005 Antarctic field seasons.

Data are available via FTP as ASCII text files (.txt). Profile location maps and sample profile sections are available as Joint Photographic Experts Group (.jpg) image files. The data are also available as binary data on DVD, upon request.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -82.0   S: -83.0   E: -130.0   W: -140.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Jacobel, R.
Dataset Title: Glaciological Investigations of the Bulge and Trunk of Kamb Ice Stream, West Antarctica
Dataset Series Name: NSIDC-0380
Dataset Release Date: 2009-03-26T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2005-11-14
Stop Date: 2005-12-28

Start Date: 2004-11-01
Stop Date: 2004-12-30
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NSIDC Antarctic Glaciological Data Center Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: 1-303-492-6199
Fax: 1-303-492-2468
Email: nsidc at
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 375.0 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
Phone: 1-507-646-3124
Email: jacobel at
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St. Olaf College
1520 St. Olaf Ave.
City: Northfield
Province or State: MN
Postal Code: 55057
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-01