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1. International Polar Year Historical Data and Literature, Version 1 [G02201_1]
The International Polar Year Historical Data and Literature collection (formerly known as the Discovery and Access of Historic Literature from the IPYs (DAHLI) project) is an online data collection ...


2. Rock glaciers, Prealps, Vaud, Switzerland, Version 1 [GGD292_1]
The investigated area forms part of the western lobe of the Prealps (Swiss Prealps). The 25 identified fossil rock glaciers are found mainly in the Prealpes medianes rigides Nappe and the Niesen Nappe, ...


3. Rock glaciers, Western Andes, Chile, Version 1 [GGD282_1]
The research area is located along a transect from 18 deg S to 29 deg S in the Chilean Altiplano, the western part of the high intramontane plateau in the Central Andes. This region is located in ...


4. Fieldwork and sampling at Loewe Massif-Amery Oasis [ASAC_1071_Loewe]
At Loewe Massif and Amery Oasis, samples were taken; - for sediment analysis (XRF geochemistry and grain size) - for geochronology (cosmogenic isotope analysis). The custodian for these samples is ...


5. GIS data of geomorphic features at Beaver Lake-Amery Oasis [ASAC_1071_Geomorphic_Map]
The data include a 1:10,000 scale map of the surfical glacial and periglacial features of the Amery Oasis, East Antarctica. Features currently include: areas covered by exposed bedrock, fluvial sediments ...


6. Global Relative Sea Level Histories [EARTH_LAND_NGDC_PALEO_SEALEVEL1]
The Relative Sea Level Database covers sea level data from the present time back to 14,000 years before the present. The authors compiled the database from numerous published sources in addition ...


7. CLIMAP 18k bp Surface Configuration Data [FE01020]
The CLIMAP (Climate: Long-Range Investigation, Mapping, and Prediction) Project was funded by the National Science Foundation as part of the International Decade of Ocean Exploration (IDOE). The ...


8. Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) Climate Data Library [LDEO]
The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) Climate Data Library contains a wide variety of primarily oceanographic and atmospheric data sets. All of the data is available online and most ...


9. North American Drought Atlas: A History of Meteorological Drought Reconstructed from 835 Tree-Ring Chronologies for the past 2005 years [LDEO_NADA]
The North American Drought Atlas, is an HTML web browser program that provides access to 286 annual drought reconstructions extending as far back as 1,992 years into the past. The reconstructions ...


10. Collaborative Research: Geochemistry and Microbiology of the Extreme Aquatic Environment in Lake Vida, East Antarctica - NSF-ANT07-39698 [NSF-ANT07-39698]
Lake Vida is the largest lake of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, with an approximately 20 m ice cover overlaying a brine of unknown depth with at least 7 times seawater salinity and temperatures below -10 ...


11. Development of Quantitative Weathering Indicators in Proximal Alluvial Sediments to Assess Glacial Activity in the Rock Record [NSF-ANT08-42639]
The proposed research seeks to test the hypothesis that chemical and physical weathering in proximal alluvial systems will show systematic and measurable variations between glacial and nonglacial ...


12. Landform Evolution in the Dry Valleys and its implications for Miocene-Pliocene Climate Change in Antarctica [NSF-ANT07-39452]
This project seeks to answer a simple question: how old are potholes and related geomorphic features found in the uplands of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica? Some research suggests that they are ...


13. 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 ...


14. Limits and Drivers of Metazoan Distributions in the Transantarctic Mountains - NSF-ANT08-40979 [NSF-ANT08-40979]
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 ...


15. Multi-nuclide approach to systematically evaluate the scatter in surface exposure ages in Antarctica and to develop consistent alpine glacier chronologies [NSF-ANT10-43724]
The PIs propose to investigate the impact of earth surface processes on the application of cosmogenic exposure dating in Antarctica by combining multi-nuclide techniques, detailed field experiments, ...


16. Origin and Climatic Significance of Rock Glaciers in the McMurdo Dry Valleys: Assessing Spatial and Temporal Variability [NSF-ANT-1341284]
Rock glaciers and debris-covered glaciers in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica, are important paleoclimatic archives, agents of landscape evolution, and climate-sensitive landforms that can be used ...


17. Radiocarbon data from the Northern Scott Coast [NScott_Coast_Radiocarbon]
This set includes radiocarbon data and elevations from raised beaches along the Scott Coast.


18. 3He exposure dates from Mount Waesche, Marie Byrd Land [3He_Exposure_dates_Mt_Waesche]
The data are 3He exposure ages from lateral moraine bands on Mount Waesche, a volcanic nunatak in Marie Byrd Land, West Antarctica. The proximal part of the moraine is up to 45 meters ...


19. Climate: Long-Range Investigation, Mapping, and Prediction (CLIMAP) 18,000 Years Before Present (18k bp) Sediment Data Files [FE00126_First]
The CLIMAP (Climate: Long-range Investigation, Mapping, and Prediction) Project was funded by the National Science Foundation as part of the International Decade of Ocean Exploration (IDOE) Program. ...


20. Cordillera Darwin Radiocarbon Data [Cordillera_Darwin_Radiocarbon_Data]
The dataset consists of radiocarbon data and sample coordinates for peat cores taken in ice-free areas of Cordillera Darwin, Tierra del Fuego. These data help constrain the retreat history of the ...


21. Glacial history of Conway Ice Ridge, West Antarctica [conway_OPP008714]
The primary goal of the work was to investigate the glacial history of Conway Ridge, the ice ridge between Mercer Ice Stream and Van der Veen Ice Stream. Primary investigative tools were: high and ...


22. Maine Peatlands: Relationships to Present, Past and Future Climates [USDA0596]
The data in "Maine Peatlands: Relationships to Present, Past and Future Climates" are used to make predictions based on the present numeric relationships with climate of these peatlands and their ...


23. Remote Observations of Ice Sheet Surface Temperature: Toward Multi-Proxy Reconstruction of Antarctic Climate Variability [Ant_T_Recon]
This project will develop spatially extended and statistically reliable estimates of Antarctic surface temperature variations over the past several centuries, using a multi-proxy calibration/verification ...


24. Holocene climate history from ice cores, snow profiles, the glacial system and local climate patterns from the Evans Piedmont Glacier, Victoria Land Coast Antarctica [K049_1999_2008_NZ_6]   PARENT DIF
To understand the drivers and consequences of climate change on timescales important to humans, the paleoclimate of ice cores, the glacial system and local climate patterns were analysed from the ...


25. Holocene climate history from ice cores, snow profiles, the glacial system and local climate patterns from the Mt Erebus Saddle, Antarctica [K049_1999_2008_NZ_7]   PARENT DIF
To understand the drivers and consequences of climate change on timescales important to humans, the paleoclimate of ice cores, the glacial system and local climate patterns were analysed from Mt Erebus ...


26. Holocene climate history from ice cores, snow profiles, weather and glacier investigations (topography, mass balance and bedrock mapping) of the Victoria Lower Glacier, Victoria Land Coast, Antarctica [K049_1999_2008_NZ_2]   PARENT DIF
To understand the drivers and consequences of climate change on timescales important to humans, the paleoclimate of ice cores, the glacial system and local climate patterns were analysed from two ...


27. Holocene climate history obtained from ice cores, snow profiles (density, chemistry, structure), snow samples (dust origin) and climate measurements from the Baldwin Glacier, Victoria Land Coast, Antarctica [K049_1999_2008_NZ_3]   PARENT DIF
To understand the drivers and consequences of climate change on timescales important to humans, the paleoclimate of ice cores, the glacial system and local climate patterns were analysed from the ...


28. Holocene climate history obtained from snow profiles (chemistry, dust flux, temperature, structure), firn cores and climate measurements from the Wilson Piedmont Glacier, Victoria Land Coast, Antarctica [K049_1999_2008_NZ_4]   PARENT DIF
To understand the drivers and consequences of climate change on timescales important to humans, the paleoclimate of ice cores, the glacial system and local climate patterns were analysed from the ...


29. Investigation of the Holocene climate history from analysis of the glacial system, ice cores and snow samples from the Whitehall Glacier, Victoria Land Coast, Antarctica [K049_1999_2008_NZ_9]   PARENT DIF
To understand the drivers and consequences of climate change on timescales important to humans, the paleoclimate of ice cores, the glacial system and local climate patterns were analysed from the ...


30. GEACEP-ISODYN: Icehouse Earth: Stability Or DYNamism? [GB-NERC-BAS-PDC-00518]
GEACEP will investigate the relationship between the evolution of Antarctic ice and the changing global environment over the last ~30 million years (My). We will do so through collecting and combining ...


31. Paleoglaciology of Alaska [INSTAAR_GLACIER_PALEO]
The Paleoglaciology of Alaska project involves scientists to estimate past climate parameters from glacial-geologic records. This project combines field research and cosmogenic-surface-exposure ...


32. Collaborative Research: Geochemistry and Microbiology of the Extreme Aquatic Environment in Lake Vida, East Antarctica [NSF-ANT07-39681]
Lake Vida is the largest lake of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, with an approximately 20 m ice cover overlaying a brine of unknown depth with at least 7 times seawater salinity and temperatures below -10 ...


33. CLIMAP Climatic Boundary Conditions for 18,000 YBP [NCAR_PALEOCLIMATE]
This data set contains Climatic boundary conditions (CLIMAP) for 18,000 years before present and present, water, soil, glacier, vegetation coverage, sea surface temperature, and elevation are included ...


34. Polar Continental Shelf Project Weather Observation Database [Canada_UnivOtt_PolarWeather]
This data set stems from a need to provide on-site weather reconnaissance to aircraft operating in support of arctic field research camps (spring and summer). These camps were operated by the Polar ...


35. Sampling glacial erratics along David Glacier [K001D_2017_2018_NZ_1]
We seek to identify the thinning history of the David Glacier since the last glacial maximum, approximately 20,000 years ago. We will do this by sampling glacial erratics deposited on 5 rocky outcrops ...


36. EarthRef Digital Archive (ERDA) [ERDA]
[Adapted from EarthRef home page, "http://earthref.org/databases/ERDA/main.htm"] The EarthRef Digital Archive (ERDA) contains any type of digital data object associated with the Earth Sciences. Data ...


37. New Zealand International Transantarctic Scientific Expedition (NZ ITASE) - Climate variability measured from ice cores taken along the Victoria Land Coast [K049_1999_2008_NZ_1]   CHILD DIFs
The climate of the Victoria Land Coast is created by the interacting influences of the Dry Valleys, East Antarctic Ice Sheet and the Ross Sea. Slight changes can significantly alter local weather ...


38. Soil chemistry and soil CO2 concentration and isotopic composition from sites in Taylor Valley and the Lake Wellman area [K072_2008_2010_NZ_1]
This study aimed to understand the origin and dynamics of pedogenic carbonate in Antarctic soils, with a long-term view to understanding the formation of carbonate and the storage and turnover of ...


39. Surveys and detailed investigations of Holocene raised beaches on the Victoria Land coast from Spike Cape to Depot Island [K052_1984_1985_NZ_2]
The Holocene raised beaches along the Victoria Land coast from Spike Cape north to Depot Island were investigated. Raised beach ridge suites contain records of relative sea level change that can ...


40. The ANDRILL drilling project - 1284.87 m and 1138.54 m sediment cores from below the McMurdo/Ross Ice Shelf [K001_ANDRILL]   CHILD DIFs
ANDRILL (ANtarctic DRILLing project) is a multinational (Germany, Italy, New Zealand and USA) initiative to investigate the climate and tectonic history of Antarctica by recovering deep sediment ...


41. The structure and origin of the Strand Moraines, McMurdo Sound [K042_1983_1984_NZ_1]
Geological work on the Strand Moraines, an area believed to be partly grounded ice cored moraine, that may be a relic of the Last Glaciation 20,000-50,000 years ago, was conducted. A study to account ...


42. Using rock and sediment samples from raised beach ridges and glacier moraines for dating to determine the extent of the ice sheet during the last glacial maximum [K043_1996_1998_NZ_2]
Raised beaches on the coast of McMurdo Sound have developed since the last glacial maximum approximately 20,000 year ago when the ice sheets were at their greatest extent. The weight of the overlying ...


43. 1997 Seismic Hazard Assessment, Onondaga County, New York [NYSM_SEISMIC_HAZARD]
From the SEISMIC HAZARD ASSESSMENT, ONONDAGA COUNTY, NEW YORK Authors: Donald H. Cadwell, Ph.D. and Gary N. Nottis ABSTRACT Seismic shear-wave data collection is expanding ...


44. Allan Hills Stable Water Isotopes [NSIDC-0541_1]
This data set includes stable water isotope values at 10 m resolution along an approximately 5 km transect through the main icefield of the Allan Hills Blue Ice Area, and at 15 cm within a 225 m ...


45. Baseline information on both the modern processes operating on Antarctic beaches and the development of beach ridges in relation to the last glaciation ice retreat and isostatic rebound [K043_1996_1998_NZ_1]
Beaches in McMurdo Sound have developed since the last glaciation when ice sheets were at their maximum. The weight of the overlying ice, depressed the land, which has slowly rebounded forming a series ...


46. Borehole Optical Stratigraphy at Siple Dome [UW_BOS_SDM]
This data set contains the Borehole Optical Stratigraphic (BOS) profile for a borehole (designated K) approximately 50 M from the main borehole at Siple Dome, West Antarctica. BOS is ...


47. Digital Geology Database QMAP [GNS_QMAP]
The quarter million mapping (QMAP) programme is the national 1:250 000 digital geological mapping project. It is upgrading the national digital coverage of New Zealand's geology. The database is being ...


48. Geophysical investigations (seismic, aero and ground base magnetic, gravity, GPR and bathymetry surveys) of the tectonic, sedimentary and volcanic history of the Victoria Land Basing - site survey for ANDRILL project [K001_ANDRILL_SITE_SURVEYS]
A multi-national team (Germany, Italy, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the USA) undertook seismic reflection, aeromagnetic surveys, ground-based magnetic and gravity measurements to image the ...


49. Investigation of Antarctic lakes and lake sediments in the Ross Sea Region [K009_1969_1990_NZ_1]   CHILD DIFs
The study of Antarctic lakes and lake sediments in the Ross Sea Region, particularly in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, with particular emphasis on the climatic history was a continuing program of the Waikato ...


50. Investigations of the glaciology and hydrology in the Terra Nova Bay regions [K162_1984_1985_NZ_1]
The occurrence or non-occurrence of both glacial moraines and past sea levels in the Terra Nova Bay area was investigated with a view to establishing a glacial chronology to supplement the Dry Valleys ...


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