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GLAS Validation on the Amery Ice Shelf
Entry ID: ASAC_1263

Abstract: Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1263 See the link below for public details on this project.

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The project will involve making a series of measurements of the ice-sheet topography using GPS static and kinematic procedures so that they can be used to calibrate/validate measurements made from the new generation of satellite geoscience laser altimeter ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -69.06   S: -71.23   E: 73.2   W: 68.55

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Coleman, R.
Dataset Title: GLAS Validation on the Amery Ice Shelf
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2009-05-12
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1992-01-01
Stop Date: 2007-12-31
Quality See the documentation available in the download file for further information.

The values provided in temporal coverage are approximate only.
Access Constraints A copy of the data are available for download from the provided URL. A copy of the referenced publication is available for download to AADC staff only.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at when using these data.
Data Set Progress
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: 120 kb
Distribution Format: excel, csv
Fees: free

Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 1.3 MB
Distribution Format: PDF
Fees: Free
Phone: +61 3 6226 2108
Fax: +61 3 6224 0282
Email: Richard.Coleman at
Contact Address:
Centre for Spatial Information Science
School of Geography and Environmental Studies
University of Tasmania
Private Bag 76
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
King, M. A., R. Coleman, A.-J. Freemantle, H. A. Fricker, R. S. Hurd, B. Legresy, L. Padman, and R. Warner (2009), A 4-decade record of elevation change of the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica, Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, F01010, doi:doi:10.1029/2008JF001094
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-04-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23