Amery Ice Shelf 1968 Traverse Reports and LogsEntry ID: AIS_1968_traverse
Abstract: In 1968 the Australian Antarctic Division had a team of four people spend just over a year on the Amery Ice Shelf, undertaking a range of studies including ice velocity determination (horizontal and vertical), ice thickness and surface profile measurements, snow accumulation studies, investigation of temperature, density and crystal structure of the ice, continuous measurements of wind velocities, ... air and snow temperatures, air pressure, humidity, and radiation.
Many journals were kept during the traverse, detailing general daily activities carried out, but also including assorted measurements and observations that weren't specifically recorded in stand-alone logs.
All logbooks have been archived at the Australian Antarctic Division.
Copies of the document details forms for the logbooks is available for download from the provided URL.
AMERY ICE SHELF PARTY - February 1968 to February 1969
all IN on V2(67-68) all OUT on V2(68-69)
Officer-in-Charge: Maxwell John Corry
Medical Officer: Julian R Sansom
Engineer(Electronics): Alan H F Nickols
Senior Diesel Mechanic: Neville Joseph Collins
Conducted a glaciological program including ice drilling and surveying the
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Data officer, AADC
Dataset Title: Amery Ice Shelf 1968 Traverse Reports and Logs
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2012-04-03
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data CentreOnline Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/metadata_redirect.cfm?md=/AMD...
Start Date: 1968-01-27Stop Date: 1969-02-18
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS
ATMOSPHERE > CLOUDS
ATMOSPHERE > PRECIPITATION > SOLID PRECIPITATION > SNOW
ATMOSPHERE > PRECIPITATION
CRYOSPHERE > GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS > GLACIERS
CRYOSPHERE > GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS > ICE SHEETS
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE
CRYOSPHERE > GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS
CRYOSPHERE > GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS > GLACIER MASS BALANCE/ICE SHEET MASS BALANCE
CRYOSPHERE > GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS > GLACIER THICKNESS/ICE SHEET THICKNESS
CRYOSPHERE > GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS > GLACIER ELEVATION/ICE SHEET ELEVATION
CRYOSPHERE > GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS > GLACIER MOTION/ICE SHEET MOTION
ISO Topic Category
Access Constraints A copy of the document details forms are available for download from the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=AIS_1968... when using these data.
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Distribution Size: 63 kb
Distribution Format: pdf
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Australian Antarctic Division 203 Channel Highway
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: jason.anderson at utas.edu.au
Antarctic CRC University of Tasmania Grosvenor St
City: Sandy Bay
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7005
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-04-03
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23