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The ANDRILL drilling project - 1284.87 m and 1138.54 m sediment cores from below the McMurdo/Ross Ice Shelf
Entry ID: K001_ANDRILL

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Abstract: ANDRILL (ANtarctic DRILLing project) is a multinational (Germany, Italy, New Zealand and USA) initiative to investigate the climate and tectonic history of Antarctica by recovering deep sediment cores from the sedimentary basins beneath the floating McMurdo/Ross Ice Shelf (RIS). The response of Antarctic ice sheets to projected greenhouse warming of up to 5.8�C by the end of the century is ... View entire text
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Description: Five other related metadata entries for ANDRILL and site investigations. Titles are as follows:
Antacrctic geological DRILLing (ANDRILL) drilling rig
New Harbour and Windless Bight seismic data for ANDRILL
Oceanography and sedimentation beneath the MRIS in Windless Bight
GPS surveying to obtain ice flow densities for the SMIS
GPR surveys of an ice rise on the SMIS
Geophysical investigations (seismic, aero and ground base magnetic, gravity, GPR and bathymetry surveys) of the tectonic, sedimentary and volcanic history of the Victoria Land Basing - site survey for ANDRILL project

Description: The ANDRILL homepage
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.76   S: -77.76   E: 165.28   W: 165.28
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 1138.54 MBSL

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-01-01
Stop Date: 2007-12-31

Start Date: 2007-08-20
Stop Date: 2008-02-15
Quality The permanent archival data management is taking place at the ANDRILL Science Management Office in Nebraska, USA by Josh Reed who is contactable at:

126 Bessey Hall
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
P.O. Box 880851
Lincoln, NE 68588-0341, USA
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Data Set Progress
Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

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 6197
Fax: +64 4 463 5186
Email: tim.naish at
Contact Address:
Antarctic Research Unit
Victoria University of Wellington
PO BOX 600
City: Wellington
Postal Code: 6140
Country: New Zealand
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McKay, R., Browne, G., Carter, L., Cowan, E., Dunbar, G., Krissek, L., Naish, T., Powell, R., Reed, J., Talarico, F., Wilch, T. 2009. The stratigraphic signature of the late Cenozoic Antarctic Ice Sheets in the Ross Embayment. Geological Society of America bulletin 121(11/12): 1537-1561.
doi: 10.1130/B26540.1

Atkins, C.B., Dunbar, G.B.. 2009. Aeolian sediment flux from sea ice ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24