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New Zealand International Transantarctic Scientific Expedition (NZ ITASE) - Climate variability measured from ice cores taken along the Victoria Land Coast
Entry ID: K049_1999_2008_NZ_1

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Abstract: The climate of the Victoria Land Coast is created by the interacting influences of the Dry Valleys, East Antarctic Ice Sheet and the Ross Sea. Slight changes can significantly alter local weather patterns and as such a climate record of the area provides ideal opportunities to study rapid, high frequency climatic variations. International polar ice coring programmes (e.g. GISP and Vostok) have ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -72.9   S: -77.72   E: 167.67   W: 159.87
Min Altitude: 0 Max Altitude: 2400
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 200

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-11-24
Quality The project is currently ongoing and some of the data is available in various databases which are constantly changing. The investigator is the best person to contact for location and access to the data.
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Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Phone: +64 4 463 6196
Fax: +64 4 463 5186
Email: Nancy.Bertler at
Contact Address:
Antarctic Research Center
Victoria University of Wellington
PO BOX 600
City: Wellington
Postal Code: 6140
Country: New Zealand
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-04