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Holocene climate history from ice cores, snow profiles, weather and glacier investigations (topography, mass balance and bedrock mapping) of the Victoria Lower Glacier, Victoria Land Coast, Antarctica
Entry ID: K049_1999_2008_NZ_2

Abstract: To understand the drivers and consequences of climate change on timescales important to humans, the paleoclimate of ice cores, the glacial system and local climate patterns were analysed from two sites at the Victoria Lower Glacier. Four shallow cores of differing depths were recovered from the glacier. Two were measured for density profile in the field and the other two were sent to NZ and USA ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.33   S: -77.33   E: 162.53   W: 162.53
Min Altitude: 577 Max Altitude: 637
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 200

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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-11-24
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-06