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RICE – Roosevelt Island Climate Evolution Project - Deep ice Core
Entry ID: K049_2010_2012_NZ_1

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Abstract: Roosevelt Island Climate Evolution – RICE Project

The potential for rapid deglaciation of West Antarctica remains a primary uncertainty in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) predictions for 21st Century sea level rise. The recent and unpredicted collapse of multiple ice shelves and rapid acceleration of discharge of Antarctic ice suggests that dynamical responses to warming ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -79.36   S: -79.36   E: 161.7   W: 161.7
Max Depth: 130

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2010-01-11
Quality If you require any further information please contact the investigator at Victoria University, Wellington.
All samples are kept at the NZ Ice Core Research Facility at GNS Science in Lower Hutt, Wellington.
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Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (03) 358 0200
Fax: (03) 358 0211
Email: c.maclaurin at
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch 8140
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: 2012-06-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-04