Radio-echo sounding (RES) ice thickness and elevation data: Wilkes Land 1978-1986Entry ID: Wilkes_RES_Ht_1978-86
Abstract: Radio-echo sounding (RES) data and ice sheet elevation data from a combined ice thickness and ground based survey during the summer seasons from 1978-1986.
The radar and operator on sledge pulled by snow mobile.
The fields in this dataset are:
Water Column Thickness
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Start Date: 1978-11-01Stop Date: 1986-02-10
Quality Data points were spaced 2 km apart. Delay time reduced to ice thickness assuming a single e/m velocity in ice. An entry of -9999 in the spreadsheet indicates null data.
Access Constraints Raw data were stored on 35 mm black and white film. Copied film record; positive or negative (original data). Spreadsheet ice thicknesses (reduced data).
The dataset is available at the url given below.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
Must be cited properly.
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 38 kb
Distribution Format: .csv
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6226 7648
Fax: +61 3 6226 7650
Email: ian.allison at aad.gov.au
Australian Antarctic Division 203 Channel Highway
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-03-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-04-10