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Polarimetric Radar Data from the Ross and Amundsen Sea Ice Flow Divide, West AntarcticaEntry ID: NSIDC-0496
Abstract: This dataset contains ground-based, co-polarized radar data collected using pulse-modulated 60 MHz and 179 MHz radar at 19 sites around a deep ice coring site near the Ross and Amundsen flow divide of West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS Divide). At each site, the radar data were collected at 12 orientations of the radar polarization plane for three radar pulse widths: 250 nsec, 500 nsec, and 1000 nsec. Useful signals were received from depths roughly between 200 m and 2000 m. Ice flow velocities and strain configurations were measured at most of these radar survey sites, and these ice motion data are also provided at NSIDC (GPS-Measured Ice Velocities and Strain Data from the Ross and Amundsen Sea Ice Flow Divide, West Antarctica). Data are available via FTP in MATLAB (.mat) format.
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Matsuoka, K.
Dataset Title: Polarimetric Radar Data from the Ross and Amundsen Sea Ice Flow Divide, West Antarctica
Dataset Release Date: 2011-08-30
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado, USA
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0496.html
Start Date: 2005-11-01Stop Date: 2007-01-31
Access Constraints To access to the data contact Spanish National Polar Data Centre.
Use Constraints To access to the data contact Spanish National Polar Data Centre.
Data Set Progress
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: o.bermudez at igme.es
Centro Nacional de Datos Antarticos Instituto Geologico y Minero de Espana C/ Rios Rosas 23
Postal Code: E-28003
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +34 971 173236
Fax: +34 971 173426
Email: damia.gomis at uib.cat
Departamento de Fisica, Campus Universidad Islles Balears
City: Palma de Mallorca
Province or State: Illes Balears
Postal Code: 07122
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-11-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-01-12