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AFI 04/09_02 - Improving ice-core interpretation - Analysis of Snow/Ice cores collected from Rothschild, Latady & Smyley Islands, 2006
Entry ID: GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00294

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Abstract: The project was concerned with understanding how air mass origin and meteorology affect the mass accumulation of snow in areas of the Antarctic Peninsula, and how the atmosphere''s properties are preserved in the snow. Ground truth measurements in the form of snow/ice cores were obtained in 2006 at three sites, Rothschild Island, Latady Island and Smyley Island, where Automatic Weather Stations ... View entire text
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Description: Field report
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -69.5   S: -73.0   E: -72.5   W: -79.0
Min Depth: 8M Max Depth: 12M

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-01-29
Stop Date: 2006-02-11
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Polar Data Centre, British Antarctic Survey, Natural Environment Research Council, United Kingdom Supplemental Info
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Dataset ID: GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00294

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Polar Data Centre
British Antarctic Survey
Distribution Media: Online FTP
Distribution Size: 700 Mb
Fees: See Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) Data Policy
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British Antarctic Survey
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Miles GM, Marshall GJ, McConnell JR, Aristarain AJ. 2008. Recent accumulation variability and change on the Antarctic Peninsula from the ERA40 reanalysis. International Journal of Climatology 28: 1409-1422.

Miles, G., Marshall, G., Turner, J., Mulvaney, R., & Lachlan-Cope, T. 2006. Improving Ice Core Interpretation: The Role of Storm-Track Changes on Sub-Annual Peninsula ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-11-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23