Ice shelf - ocean interaction in the cavity beneath the Amery Ice Shelf
Entry ID: ASAC_1164

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Summary
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Most of the snow falling on inland Antarctica drains via large ice streams and floating ice shelves to the sea where it lost by iceberg calving or as melt beneath the shelves. Ocean interaction beneath the shelves is complicated, and regions of basal refreezing as well as melt occur. These processes are important not only because they are a major component ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -69.19   S: -70.56   E: 72.64   W: 70.37
Min Depth: 100 M Max Depth: 1350 M

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-01-01
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Note - depths provided in spatial coverage are referenced back to sea level. The minimum depth asl refers to the height of the ice surface.
Access Constraints Currently only data greater than two years old is publicly available. More data will come on line as further seasonal uploads are conducted.

A summary excel file is available for download from the URL given below.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
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Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=ASAC_1164 when using these data.
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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
Name: DATA OFFICER AADC
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 11 kb
Distribution Format: excel
Fees: free
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +61 3 6226 7648
Fax: +61 3 6226 7650
Email: ian.allison at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Publications/References
Craven M., Elcheikh A., Brand R., Jones N. (2002), Hot water drilling on the Amery Ice Shelf - the AMISOR project., Memoirs of National Institute of Polar Research. Special Issue., 56, 217-225
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-01-10
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