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Terrestrial Geological Context for Glacier Change in the Northeast Antarctica Peninsula
Entry ID: USAP-1142002

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Summary
Abstract:

Intellectual Merit:


The PIs propose to investigate last glacial maximum through Holocene glacial change on the northeastern Antarctic Peninsula, an area distinguished by dramatic ice shelf collapses and retreat of upstream glaciers. However, there is a lack of long-term context to know the relative significance of recent events over longer time scales. The PIs will obtain data on former ...


Broader impacts:


The proposed work includes collaborations with Argentina and Korea. The PIs are currently involved in or are initiating education and outreach activities that will be incorporated into this project. These include interactions with the American Museum of Natural History, the United States Military Academy at West Point, and undergraduate involvement in their laboratories. This project provides a significant opportunity to engage the public as it focuses on an area where environmental changes are the object of attention in the popular media.


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Description: NSF Award Abstract.

Description: Cosmogenic samples
Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2012-07-01T00:00:00.000Z
Stop Date: 2015-06-30T23:59:59.999Z
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
United States Antarctic Program Data Center
Data Center URL: http://www.usap-dc.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: Data Manager
Email: info at usap-dc.org
Contact Address:
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
61 Route 9W
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Personnel
Michael Kaplan
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: mkaplan at ldeo.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
Columbia University
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2017-09-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-09-22