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Satellite Glaciology - Satellite and remote sensing methods
Entry ID: ASAC_291

Abstract: Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 291
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Ground surveys of the ice sheet in Wilkes Land, Antarctica, have been made on oversnow traverses operating out of Casey. Data collected include surface elevation, accumulation rate, snow temperature, and physical surveys, the data are mostly ... View entire text
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Description: Public information for ASAC project 291
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -60.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Allison, I.
Dataset Title: Satellite Glaciology - Satellite and remote sensing methods
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1986-09-30
Stop Date: 1995-03-31
Quality Values provided in temporal and spatial coverage are approximate only.

This record was created by staff at the Australian Antarctic Data Centre. Guarantees cannot be made for its quality or accuracy.
Access Constraints PDF copies of the referenced papers are available for download from the provided URL to AAD Staff Only.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 3.9 MB
Distribution Format: pdf
Fees: free
Young N., Goodwin I. (1987), Comparison of surface characteristics of the Antarctic ice sheet with satellite observations (Abstract)., Annals of Glaciology, 9, 253
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-07-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24