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Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, AM01 Brancker thermistor data
Entry ID: ASAC_1164_AM01_Brancker

Abstract: AM01 borehole drilled January 2002.
Partial annual data retrieved for 2002, and 2003.

AM01b borehole drilled mid-December 2003.
No new thermistor strings deployed.

Consult Readme file for detail of data files and formats.

New data and readme added July 2006.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -69.44   S: -69.44   E: 71.42   W: 71.42
Min Depth: 65 M,ASL

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Allison, I. and Craven, M.
Dataset Title: Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, AM01 Brancker thermistor data
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2013-10-30
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-01-15
Stop Date: 2006-07-01
Quality See Readme file ... data collected as header, then 8 x celsius temperature columns for each of 8 x thermistors on the cable ... uppermost sensor in leftmost column of data ... data collected at 0.5 hour sampling rate for several days after initial installation, then 6 hour rate ... batteries fail in loggers after weeks to months, but can be replaced annually ...

Note - depths provided in spatial coverage are referenced back to sea level.

The minimum depth asl refers to the height of the ice surface.
Access Constraints These data are publicly available for download at the provided URL.
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.
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Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
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Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 566 kb
Fees: free
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24