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AGASEA Ice Thickness Profile Data from the Amundsen Sea Embayment, Antarctica
Entry ID: NSIDC-0517_1

Abstract: This data set contains line-based radar-derived ice thickness and bed elevation data, collected as part of the Airborne Geophysical Survey of the Amundsen Embayment (AGASEA) expedition, which took place over Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica from 2004 to 2005. The data set includes ice thickness, ice sheet bed elevation, and ice sheet surface elevation, derived from ice-penetrating radar and ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -73.0   S: -83.0   E: -90.0   W: -125.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Blankenship, D. D., D. A. Young, J. W. Holt, and S. D. Kempf.
Dataset Title: AGASEA Ice Thickness Profile Data from the Amundsen Sea Embayment, Antarctica
Dataset Series Name: NSIDC-0517
Dataset Release Date: 2012-05-03T00:00:00.000Z
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: 2004-12-10
Stop Date: 2005-01-29
Data Center
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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: 71.0 MB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
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City: Austin
Province or State: TX
Postal Code: 78759-8500
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-05-03
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-01