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Program for Arctic Regional Climate Assessment (PARCA) Data Sets, Version 1
Entry ID: NSIDC-0095_1


Summary
Abstract: PARCA began in 1993 with the primary goal of measuring and understanding the mass balance of the Greenland Ice Sheet. Approximately 25 investigations used in situ measurements and satellite and aircraft remote sensing to study this issue. Measurements include surface elevation and ice thickness change rates from aircraft laser altimetry, shallow to intermediate ice cores (for average accumulation ... View entire text

Purpose: Scientific Research
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Program for Arctic Regional Climate Assessment (PARCA) Data Sets, Version 1
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-01-01
Science Keywords
CRYOSPHERE > GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS > ABLATION ZONES/ACCUMULATION ZONES Parameter Definition
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS > ABLATION ZONES/ACCUMULATION ZONES Parameter Definition
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Data Set Progress
PLANNED
Data Center


Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC USER SERVICES
Phone: 1 303 492 6199
Fax: 1 303 492 2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Personnel
Role: DATA CENTER CONTACT
City: Boulder
Province or State: Colorado
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-05-14
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-11-08


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