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Borehole Optical Stratigraphy Modeling, Antarctica
Entry ID: NSIDC-0468

Abstract: This data set consists of scripts and code designed for modeling the properties of boreholes in polar ice sheets, under a range of variations in the borehole geometry, firn layering, and camera pointing and position. The data set contains two folders. One includes two perl scripts and a piece of C code, along with directions for setting up and running a Monte Carlo model of photons traveling to ... View entire text
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Description: Documentation

Description: FTP
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -60.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Smith, B., R. L. Hawley, T. J. Fudge, and E. D. Waddington.
Dataset Title: Borehole Optical Stratigraphy Modeling, Antarctica
Dataset Series Name: NSIDC-0468
Dataset Release Date: 2010-06-15
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2005-02-01
Stop Date: 2010-04-01
LABORATORY Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 4 - 164 KB
Fudge, T. J. and B. Smith. 2010. Light Propagation in Firn: Application to Borehole Video.Journal of Glaciology. Vol. 56, No. 198, pp. 614-624.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-06-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23