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Collaborative Research in IPY: Abrupt Environmental Change in the Larsen Ice Shelf System, a Multidisciplinary Approach - Marine and Quaternary Geosciences
Entry ID: NSF-ANT07-32625

Abstract: This award supports a research cruise to perform geologic studies in the area under and surrounding the former Larsen B ice shelf, on the Antarctic Peninsula. The ice shelf's disintegration in 2002 coupled with the unique marine geology of the area make it possible to understand the conditions leading to ice shelf collapse. Bellwethers of climate change that reflect both oceanographic and ... View entire text
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Description: Antarctic Marine Geology Research Facility.
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Description: NSF Award Abstract #0732625
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  N: -57.0   S: -66.1   E: -57.8   W: -65.4

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Start Date: 2007-10-01
Stop Date: 2013-09-30
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DIF Creation Date: 2013-12-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-12