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1. A Broadband Seismic Experiment to Image the Lithosphere Beneath the Gamburtsev Mountains and Surrounding Areas, East Antarctica [NSF-ANT05-37371]
This award supports a seismological study of the Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains (GSM), a Texas-sized mountain range buried beneath the ice sheets of East Antarctica. The project will perform a passive ...


2. Antarctica's Geological History Reflected in Sedimentary Radiogenic Isotopes [NSF-ANT05-38580]
This project studies sediment from the ocean floor to understand Antarctica's geologic history. Glacially eroded from the Antarctic continent, these sediments may offer insight into the 99% Antarctica ...


3. Application of Detrital Zircon Isotope Characteristics and Sandstone Analysis of Beacon Strata to the Tectonic Evolution of the Antarctic Sector of Gondwana [NSF-ANT09-44532]
Intellectual Merit: The goal of this project is to address relationships between foreland basins and their tectonic settings by combining detrital zircon isotope characteristics and sedimentological ...


4. Boron in Antarctic granulite-facies rocks: under what conditions is boron retained in the middle crust? [NSF-ANT02-28842]
This award, provided by the Antarctic Geology and Geophysics Program of the Office of Polar Programs, supports a project to investigate the role and fate of Boron in high-grade metamorphic rocks of ...


5. Central Scotia Seafloor and the Drake Passage Deep Ocean Current Gateway [NSF-ANT06-36850]
This project studies the opening of the Drake Passage between South America and Antarctica through a combined marine geophysical survey and geochemical study of dredged ocean floor basalts. Dating ...


6. Collaborative Research: Controls over the Spatial Distribution and Activity of Microbial Communities in Antarctic Soils [NSF-ANT09-44556]
Advances in molecular techniques have expanded our understanding of soil microbial communities, and raised important questions about regional and global patterns in microbial diversity. The proposed ...


7. Collaborative Research: Polyphase Orogenesis and Crustal Differentiation in West Antarctica [NSF-ANT09-44615]
Intellectual Merit: The northern Ford ranges in Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica, record events and processes that transformed a voluminous succession of Lower Paleozoic turbidites intruded by calc-alkaline ...


8. Collaborative Research: Reconstructing the High Latitude Permian-Triassic: Life, Landscapes, and Climate Recorded in the Allan Hills, South Victoria Land, Antarctica [NSF-ANT05-51163]
This project studies fossils from two to three hundred million year old rocks in the Allan Hills area of Antarctica. Similar deposits from lower latitudes have been used to develop a model of Permo-Triassic ...


9. Collaborative Research: SGER: Triple-dating (Pb-FT-He) of Antarctic Detritus and the Origin of the Gamburtsev Mountains - NSF-ANT08-16934 [NSF-ANT08-16934]
This Small Grant for Exploratory Research investigates the origin and evolution of the Gamburtsev subglacial mountains (GSM). These mountains are considered the nucleation point for Antarctica's largest ...


10. Development of a Polar Multidisciplinary Airborne Imaging System for the International Polar Year 2007-2009 [NSF-ANT06-19457]
This project develops a system of airborne instruments to explore the polar ice sheets and their underlying environments. The instrument suite includes an ice-penetrating radar, laser altimeter, gravimeter ...


11. Erosion History and Sediment Provenance of East Antarctica from Multi-method Detrital Geo- and Thermochronology - NSF-ANT08-38722 [NSF-ANT08-38722]
Much of the inventory of East Antarctic bedrock geochronology, as well as a record of its erosional history, is preserved in Cenozoic sediments around its margin. This project is to use these sediments ...


12. Geochemistry and Petrologic Evolution of Felsic Volcanoes in Western Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica [NSF-ANT05-36526]
This project uses geochemical studies to determine the origin of volcanic rocks from Marie Byrd Land (MBL), Antarctica. Surprisingly, adjacent volcanoes in the MBL have dramatically different compositions, ...


13. Geodynamic Models of Subsidence and Lithospheric Flexure at the ANDRILL Drill Sites: Implications for Cenozoic Tectonics and Ice Sheet History [NSF-ANT10-43700]
Intellectual Merit: This research will place the subsidence history of the southern Victoria Land Basin into a quantitative geodynamic context and will assess the influence of flexure associated with ...


14. Geomagnetic Field as Recorded in the Mt Erebus Volcanic Province: Key to Field Structure at High Southern Latitudes [NSF-ANT02-29403]
This award, provided by the Antarctic Geology and Geophysics Program of the Office of Polar Programs, supports a project to investigate Earth's magnetic field over the past 5 million years in order ...


15. Geophysical Study of Ice Stream Stick-slip Dynamics [NSF-ANT09-44671]
This award supports a three-year study of the ongoing deceleration and stick-slip motion of Whillans Ice Stream (WIS), West Antarctica. Understanding the dynamic behavior of ice streams is essential ...


16. Global Hotspot List and Map from University of Texas Institute for Geophysics (UTIG) [LIP_HOTSPOT]
This website provides a listing of known active hotspots and their locations. In addition to the list, a map of the hotspots is provided.


17. Limits and Drivers of Metazoan Distributions in the Transantarctic Mountains [NSF-ANT08-40705]
Ice sheet models of the Last Glacial Maximum, and previous glaciation events in the Miocene, suggest that current low altitude, ice-free surfaces in Antarctica were completely covered with ice. If ...


18. MRI: Development of a Wirelessly-Connected Network of Seismometers and GPS Instruments for Polar and Geophysical Research [NSF-ANT10-39982]
Knowledge of englacial and subglacial conditions are critical for ice sheet models and predictions of sea-level change. Some of the critical variables that are poorly known but essential for improving ...


19. Paleoenvironmental and Paleoclimatic Analysis of the Beacon Supergroup, Beardmore Glacier Area, Central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica [NSF-ANT09-44282]
This proposal will study the diversity, abundance, and tiering patterns of ichnofossils in continental and marine deposits of the Beacon Supergroup in the Beardmore Glacier Area (BGA). The PIs will ...


20. Polenet East: An International Seismological Network for East Antarctica [NSF-ANT08-38934]
The high elevations of East Antarctica are critical in localizing the initial Cenozoic glaciation and stabilizing it with respect to melting during warm interglacials. However, the geological history ...


21. Polenet East: An International Seismological Network for East Antarctica - NSF-ANT08-38973 [NSF-ANT08-38973]
The high elevations of East Antarctica are critical in localizing the initial Cenozoic glaciation and stabilizing it with respect to melting during warm interglacials. However, the geological history ...


22. Preparation of Vertebrate Fossils from the Triassic of Antarctica [NSF-ANT11-46399]
The PI requests support for preparation of a large collection of vertebrate fossils recently recovered from the Central Transantarctic Mountains (CTAM) of Antarctica. These fossils will be used to ...


23. RUI: The Transition from Subduction to Extensional Magmatism in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica [NSF-ANT06-36269]
This project is a field and laboratory based investigation of the Vanda dike swarm in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica. These dikes crosscut Cambro-Ordovician granitoid plutons produced during the Ross ...


24. Reconstructing the High Latitude Permian-Triassic: Life, Landscapes, and Climate Recorded in the Allan Hills, South Victoria Land, Antarctica [NSF-ANT04-40954]
This project studies fossils from two to three hundred million year old rocks in the Allan Hills area of Antarctica. Similar deposits from lower latitudes have been used to develop a model of Permo-Triassic ...


25. Rift Mechanisms and Thermal Regime of the Lithosphere across Beardmore Glacier Region, Central Transantarctic Mountains, from Magnetotelluric Measurements [NSF-ANT08-38914]
The investigators will examine competing hypotheses for the mechanism of extension and creation of the Transantarctic Mountains, and evolution of the thermal regimes of rifted West Antarctica and ...


26. Subglacial drainage and slip modeling in Antarctica: relating lakes to ice discharge [NSF-ANT10-43481]
This award supports a project to develop models of subglacial hydrology in order to understand dynamics of water movement, lake drainage, and how drainage affects ice slip over deformable till with ...


27. Submarine and On-Land Volcanism in the West Antarctic Rift System: A Petrologic and Geochemical Study to Assess Melting Processes and Eruption History [NSF-ANT13-21588]
This project is a geochemical study of volcanic rocks from the West Antarctic Rift system. Its goal is to understand the link between mantle composition and the diverse, regional geodynamic processes, ...


28. Thermochronologic and modelling test for a Mesozoic West Antarctic Plateau [NSF-ANT07-39781]
This project studies formation of the TransAntarctic Mountains (TAM) through numerical modeling based on cooling histories of apatite mineral grains. The TAM are the highest and longest rift-related ...


29. Zircon Hf Isotopes and the Continental Evolution of Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica [NSF-ANT11-42156]
Geochemical studies of single mineral grains in rocks can be probed to reconstruct the history of our planet. The mineral zircon (ZrSiO4) is of unique importance in that respect because of its reliability ...


30. Earthquakes in the USSR, Catalogs and Descriptions [DCBES019]
The Common System of Seismological Observations is founded and works on the territory of the USSR. It includes the base network of 68 stations and a number of regional subnetworks of stationary seismological ...


31. Paleomagnetic Directions and Pole Positions in Russia from the World Data Center for Solid Earth Physics, Moscow [DCBPD21PP]
These data sets are the regularly published summaries of paleomagnetic determinations carried out in the territory of the USSR for the period from 1958 to 1989. The tabular data are based on the determinations ...


32. BARD (Bay Area Regional Deformation) GPS data [BARD-GPS]
[Adapted from the BARD Home Page "http://quake.geo.berkeley.edu/bard/"] The Bay Area Regional Deformation (BARD) Network is a network of about 67 continuously operating Global Positioning System ...


33. BDSN Continuous and Triggered Broadband Waveform data from Northern California Earthquake Data Center [BDSN-NCEDC]
[Adapted from Berkeley Digital Seismic Network (BDSN) Overview: "http://quake.geo.berkeley.edu/bdsn/bdsn.overview.html"] The Berkeley Digital Seismic Network (BDSN) is one of several networks of ...


34. Northern California Seismic Network (NCSN) data: Northern California Earthquake Data Center (NCEDC) [NCSN-CATALOG]
Since 1967 the U.S. Geological Survey has operated the Northern California Seismic Network (NCSN) to provide earthquake data for a wide range of research topics and hazard-reduction activities. The ...


35. Recent Earthquakes in Northern California and Vicinity from the Rapid Earthquake Location Service [NCEDC-FINGER-QUAKE]
The Rapid Earthquake Location Service provides a list of magnitude 2 or greater earthquakes recorded by the USGS Northern California Seismic Network and the UCB Berkeley Digital Seismic Network during ...


36. University of Miami GPS Volcano Monitoring Data on Surface Deformation: Available via Internet [UMIAMI_GPS_VOLCANO]
University of Miami GPS volcano monitoring data on surface deformation: available via Internet GPS volcano monitoring data is available from the University of Miami ftp site: corsica.rsmas.miami.edu ...


37. GERM (Geochemical Earth Reference Model) Resevoir Database [GERM]
The GERM (Geochemical Earth Reference Model) Reservoir Database is comprised of a collection geochemical data that was compiled for major Earth and Solar System reservoirs and includes the major element ...


38. GPS Data from Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO), IGS Global Data Center [EARTH_CRUST_IGS_GPS_SCRIPPS1]
The International GPS Service for Geodynamics (IGS) supports researchers who use satellites in the Global Positioning System (GPS) for studies in geodynamics. GPS satellites transmit signals that ...


39. Geology of the Long Range Inlier, Newfoundland, Canada [Canada_StMarysU_GeoLgRgeInlier]
In northwestern Newfoundland, Proterozoic basement exposed in the Long Range Inlier comprises three lithostratigraphic groupings: (1) a high grade gneiss complex; (2) Grenvillian granitic-charnockitic ...


40. PANGAEA - Data Publisher for Earth & Environmental Science [PANGAEA]
PANGAEA is a public data library aimed at archiving, publishing and distributing georeferenced data from earth system research. Data are described by standard metadata and published in Open Access. ...


41. Geochemical and radiometric age data on core samples from the Cape Roberts Project, Western Ross Sea, Antarctica. [Kyle-Cape_Roberts]
1. 40Ar/39Ar dates of minerals separated from pumiceous tephra layers in the core from Cape Roberts Project cores 1 and 2. 2. Major and trace element analyses of fine grain sediment ...


42. Geochemistry of Rocks of the Oceans and Continents (GEOROC) [GEOROC]
[from GEOROC Introduction, "http://georoc.mpch-mainz.gwdg.de/georoc/Entry.html"] GEOROC is intended to become a global geochemical database containing published chemical and isotopic data as well ...


43. MAGSAT Magnetic Field Data, Anomaly Plots, Plus Analysis Software at NSSDC [MAGSAT-GEN]
The Magsat project was a joint NASA/USGS effort to measure near-earth magnetic fields on a global basis. Objectives included obtaining an accurate description of the earth's magnetic field, obtaining ...


44. 1988 Brooks Range Seismic Survey [PASSCAL_BROOKS]
This survey was designed to gather a reversed wide-angle reflection/refraction profile in the northern Brooks Range. Data are useful in the investigation of the crustal structure of the Brooks Range ...


45. 1989 Greenland Seismic Survey [PASSCAL_GREENLAND_SURVEY]
The 1989 seismic survey was part of a large cooperative project mounted in Greenland to carry out geophysical studies of the Earth's oldest crust. The targets included possible oceanic crust under ...


46. 1990 PASSCAL/USGS/GSC Brooks Range Seismic Survey [PASSCAL_BROOKS2]
In the summer of 1990, the U.S. Geological Survey, Rice University and the Geological Survey of Canada conducted a seismic experiment across the Brooks Range, Alaska. The goal of the experiment ...


47. Aleutian Arc Seismic Experiment [PASSCAL_ALAR]
27 instruments were deployed at 18 different locations in the Aleutian Islands to record the airguns from the Ewing as it shot offshore. The full data report is available in PDF at the following ...


48. Chicxulub Passive seismic experiment, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico [PASSCAL_CHICXULUB_PASSIVE]
The objectives of the above experiment were: - To record seismic data from local, regional and teleseismic data over the chicxulub impact structure. - To study this data and determine if any anisotropy ...


49. Chicxulub Seismic Experiment [PASSCAL_CHICXULUB_ACTIVE]
These data are from 91 PASSCAL instruments located on land and recording shots from a marine seismic vessel near the Yucatan Penninsula of Mexico.


50. IRIS Special Event Page: January 26, 2001, Western India, 7.7 Mw [IRIS_INDIA_EARTHQUAKE]
This data set is a compilation of different types of data. The types of data available from this Web page are P-wave arrival times, earthquake parameters, maps, and seismograms. Links to further ...


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