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Antarctic Sea Ice Thickness Mapping in McMurdo Sound
Entry ID: K063_2011_2012_NZ_1

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Abstract: In-depth research has been conducted into sea ice thickness in the McMurdo Sound. The subice platelet layer thickness under sea ice was measured in regular intervals at two North-South oriented profiles and four east-west oriented profiles. Holes were drilled at regular intervals into sea ice at measurement sites about 5 km apart. At these holes sea ice thickness and snow depth on top of the sea ... View entire text
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1.   N: -77.57   S: -77.87   E: 166.8   W: 164.8  
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2.   N: -77.03   S: -78.04   E: 167.48   W: 163.64  
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3.   N: -77.67   S: -77.87   E: 166.5   W: 165.33  
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2011-11-20
Stop Date: 2011-12-05
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Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
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University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
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DIF Creation Date: 2012-05-31
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23

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