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Ice Flow History of the Thwaites Glacier, West Antarctica
Entry ID: NSIDC-0463

Abstract: This data set contains past flow lines of Thwaites Glacier. The flow lines were identified using layer patterns tracked between parallel radar layers, from a radar profile of the Thwaites Glacier catchment. The radar data was run and processed by the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics. The flow lines were identified from distinct layer patterns tracked between parallel radar layers.

Data are available via FTP in ASCII text (.txt) format.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -76.0   S: -79.7   E: -99.5   W: -123.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Conway, H., G. Catania, and T. J. Fudge.
Dataset Title: Ice Flow History of the Thwaites Glacier, West Antarctica
Dataset Series Name: NSIDC-0463
Dataset Release Date: 2010-05-01
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: 2004-10-01
Stop Date: 2005-03-01
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Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 13 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
Holt, J. W., D. D. Blankenship, D. L. Morse, D. A. Young, M. E. Peters, S. D. Kempf, T. G. Richter, D. G. Vaughan, and H. F.J. Corr. 2006. New Boundary Conditions for the West Antarctic Ice Sheet: Subglacial Topography of the Thwaites and Smith Glacier Catchments. Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 33, L09502, doi: 10.1029/2005GL025561.

Ng, F. and H. Conway. 2004. Fast-Flow Signature in the Stagnated Kamb Ice Stream. Geological Society of America 32:6, p. 481-484, doi:10.1130/G20317.1.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-05-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23