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1. Buried Ice in the Dry Valleys [BU-054-002]
The data set includes trace-element geochemical analyses of volcanic tephra, geochronologic data for Dry Valleys ashfall deposits, locations and description of soil pits in the Antarctic Dry Valleys ...


2. Frozen dunes: An indicator of climate variability, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica [ASAC_2386]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2386 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- 'Frozen dunes: An indicator of climate variability, McMurdo ...


3. Freshwater samples from McMurdo Dry Valleys in Victoria Land collected in 2012 [KPDC_FS_MDV_VLC_2012]
Analysis of microbial diversity based on 454-pyrosequencing in freshwater samples from McMurdo Dry Valleys, Victoria Land, collected in 2012-2013


4. Characterisation of aquatic resources in McMurdo Sound region of Antarctica: water chemistry, biological identity and genomic samples [K081_2009_2010_NZ_1]
Aquatic environments in Antarctica have changes over time with a changing climate. Small aquatic zones on the surface of glaciers ablation zones are comparatively constant and represent perhaps the ...


5. McMurdo Dry Valleys Ground Penetrating Radar and Surficial Geology [mlp_MDV_GPR]
The data are ground-penetrating radar profiles across a variety of transects in the McMurdo Dry Valleys. The data were collected at 400, 100, and 50 Mhz. The software used to process ...


6. GPR surveys, meteorological and hydrology data from the Joyce, Garwood and Hobbs glaciers in the McMurdo Dry Valleys to investigate glacier-permafrost interactions [K064_2008_2010_NZ_1]
The aim of this study was to develop an understanding of the interactions between glaciers and their permafrost beds that will permit models of glaciers to realistically parameterise ice motion. Improvement ...


7. Southern Victoria Land Geological Map, 1:250 000, GNS Science [K105_2008_2009_NZ_2]
Geological field observations collected from New Harbour, Kukri Hills, Ferrar Glacier, Bettle Peak, Blue Glacier, Mt Lister, Salmon Valley, Cape Chocolate and Walcott Bay; of basement rock, Beacon ...


8. Aeolian Processes in the Dry Valleys [Aeolian_Processes_McMurdo]
This dataset contains data collected during studies of boundary layer winds and surface characteristics. These field experiments were designed to: 1. Understand and quantify the ...


9. Collaborative Research: Integrating Geomorphological and Paleoecological Studies to Reconstruct Neogene Environments of the Transantarctic Mountains [ANT-0739700_BU-054-004]
This project studies the last vestiges of life in Antarctica from exceptionally well-preserved fossils of tundra life--mosses, diatoms, ostracods, Nothofagus leaves, wood, and insect remains recently ...


10. Dry Valleys Geomorphology from Boston University [BU-054-001]
The data set includes trace-element geochemical analyses of volcanic tephra, geochronologic data for Dry Valleys ashfall deposits, and locations and description of soil pits in the Antarctic ...


11. Fossil-rich lacustrine deposits in the Dry Valleys, Antarctica [ANT-0440711_BU-054-003]
The data set includes fossil images,trace-element geochemical analyses of volcanic tephra, geochronologic data for Dry Valleys ashfall deposits, locations and description of soil pits in the Antarctic ...


12. Ice core profiles from lake ice in the McMurdo Dry Valleys [McM_DV_Ice__Cores]
The McM_DV_Ice_Cores data set includes profiles of biological and geochemical parameters measured on ice cores collected from the permanent ice covers in the McMurdo Dry Valleys. ...


13. Locations of Rock Samples Collected for U-Th-He Dating, 2000 [Dry_Valleys_U-Th-He_Rocks]
List of field-based rock identification and locations, collected for U-Th-He thermochronometry by House, Encarnacion, and Farley, December 2002. Heavy mineral separates were prepared from ...


14. Early geological, glaciology and biological investigations of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, the Koettlitz Glacier area and Darwin Glacier area by Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Expeditions [K042_1957_1963_NZ_1]
The Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Expedition (VUWAE) was mounted to complete the detailed investigations of the extensive ice free area of Victoria Land between the Taylor and Mackay ...


15. Examination of the distribution of salts in ice free areas of the McMurdo Dry Valleys and Ross Island [K042_1972_1973_NZ_1]
The distribution of salts in the ice free areas of south Victoria Land were plotted and the physical and chemical forms of salts accumulating in these areas was established to determine the origin ...


16. Geological mapping 1:50,000 in the areas between the Asgaard and Clare Ranges, South Victoria Land [K112_1992_1993_NZ_1]
Geological mapping 1:50,000 was conducted in South Victoria Land to draw together previous mapping works to produce a map of the geology between the Asgaard and Clare Ranges. Previous work includes ...


17. Hydrology and Glaciology of the Dry Valleys of Antarctica - glacier mass balance, ablation and movement and melt record determined by monitoring of stream flow and lake level of glacier fed streams and lakes [K161_1969_1991_NZ_1]   CHILD DIFs
A hydrological/glaciological study was conducted in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica from the 1969/70 summer until the 1990/91 season. The purpose of the hydrological/glaciological programme was to study ...


18. The Dry Valleys Drilling Project [Dry_Valley_Drilling_Project]
The Dry Valleys Drilling Project (DVDP) was predominately an international project between scientists from New Zealand, the US, and Japan, which drilled 14 holes in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica (especially ...


19. Collection of endolithic algae, sublithic algae and chasmolithic lichens in the McMurdo Dry Valleys [K009_1981_1982_NZ_2]
Collections of endolithic algae were made in the Meirs, Wright and Beacon Valleys and on the Asgaard Range. Sublithic algae were collected from the Taylor Valley. Chasmolithic lichens were collected ...


20. Estimates of the rate of photosynthesis, nitrate reduction and sulphate reduction of bacteria in Antarctic ponds and lakes [K009_1982_1983_NZ_2]
Samples of algae and bacteria were from the east and west lobe of Lake Bonney (sediment), Lake Miers sediment, Lake Fryxell (9.75m and 14m sediment) and an oligotrophic and eutrophic pond at Cape ...


21. Geochemical and geochronology of late quaternary glaciations in the McMurdo Sound Region [K009_1982_1983_NZ_1]   PARENT DIF
The history and mechanics of the late Wisconsin age lakes which have periodically filled many of the lower portions of many of the Valleys that open into McMurdo Sound was studied from samples taken ...


22. Influence of the lithological and geotechnical properties of rocks upon morphology of glacial valleys [K009_1984_1985_NZ_1]
The long and cross sectional forms of glacial valleys and cirques are a reflection of relationship between the abrasive and plucking processes occuring at the base of a glacier and the resistance ...


23. Initial assessment for biological research in the Ross Island/Dry Valleys Region [K009_1977_1978_NZ_2]
The primary objective of this study was to assess the potential for biological, particularly botanical, research in the Ross Island/Dry Valleys region and to carry out preliminary studies in four ...


24. The frictional resistance of rock joints: evaluation and comparison of field techniques for the determination of joint frictional strength [K009_1983_1984_NZ_1]
Barton's (1973) method of field estimation of joint friction angle was tested on a range of natural joint lithologies. The different methods of field estimation of joint roughness were also compared. ...


25. The geotechnical properties of Ferrar dolerites [K025_1987_1988_NZ_1]
A study of the strength of dolerites in the Dry Valleys region of Antarctica was undertaken in order to define the range of geomechanical properties expressed by these rocks and to examine the relationship ...


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