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Seismic Experiment Ross Ice Shelf

Abstract: A wide-angle reflection/refraction experiment consisted of 4 deployments of
23-25 kilometers long receiving array, with 162 channels at intervals of 100-
300 meters. Two of deployments were situated mostly over the glaciers of
the Transantarctic Mountains whereas the other two were on the Ross Ice
Shelf. Shots for each deployment were detonated at each end of the
receiving array andfarther away from the array with maximum offset of
90 km.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -76.0   S: -90.0   E: 160.0   W: -140.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Uri ten Brink - USGS Woods Hole
Dataset Title: Seismic Experiment Ross Ice Shelf
Dataset Series Name: PASSCAL Data Report 93-002
Dataset Release Date: February 1993
Dataset Release Place: Seattle, Washington USA
Dataset Publisher: Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS)
Data Presentation Form: Charts
Other Citation Details: Report is in PDF
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Data Center
PASSCAL Instrument Center, Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: PASSCAL Assembled data set 93-002 / SERIS

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (505) 835-5070
Fax: (505) 835-5079
Email: passcal at
Contact Address:
PASSCAL Instrument Center
New Mexico Tech
100 East Road
City: Socorro
Province or State: NM
Postal Code: 87801
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: ONLINE (HTTP)
Distribution Format: PDF
Fees: NONE

Distribution Media: Exabyte
Distribution Format: SEGY
Phone: (508) 457-2396
Fax: (508) 457-2310
Email: utenbrink at
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey,
Woods Hole Field Center
Quissett Campus, 384 Woods Hole Rd.
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02543-1598
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-08-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24
Future DIF Review Date: 2003-08-01