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The hydrology, glaciology and sediment transport monitoring of the glacial-river-lake system in the Miers Valley, Antarctica
Entry ID: K046_1988_1991_NZ_1

Abstract: A three year hydrological, glaciological and sediment transport monitoring programme was conducted in the Miers Valley. The energy and mass balances of the glacier-river-lake system was investigated and data was collected to study and quantify the seasonal variability of glacier behaviour and surface water hydrology, develop a water balance for the Miers Valley hydrologic system, determine the ... View entire text
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -78.1   S: -78.1   E: 164.0   W: 164.0

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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-11-14
Stop Date: 1989-01-23

Start Date: 1989-11-13
Stop Date: 1990-01-29
Quality This study was part of an extension on a study investigating the hydrology/glaciology in the Wright, Taylor and Victoria Valleys. The study was conducted by Victoria University of Wellington and two students were meant to have written BSc (Hons) theses. The current location of the data is unknown.
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-04