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1. Glaciology of Blue Ice Areas in Antarctica [Hamilton_0229245]
A 'horizontal ice core' was collected at the Mount Moulton blue ice field in West Antarctica and preliminary analyses of the sample material suggests that a ~500 kyr climate record is preserved in ...


2. Pre-ABoVE: Active Layer Thickness and Soil Water Content, Barrow, Alaska, 2013 [ALT_GPR_Barrow_1355_1]
This data set provides estimates of Active Layer Thickness (ALT) determined with ground-based measurements, and calculated soil volumetric water content (VWC) at four selected sites around Barrow, ...


3. Pre-ABoVE: Ground-penetrating Radar Measurements of ALT on the Alaska North Slope [ReSALT_ALT_GPR_1265_1]
This data set includes estimates of permafrost Active Layer Thickness (ALT; cm), and calculated uncertainties, derived using a ground-penetrating radar (GPR) system in the field in August 2014 near ...


4. Proposed Drill Site: Ross-Amundsen Ice Divide, West Antarctica [Western_Divide_WAIS_Icecores_Site_Selection]
Proposed drill site near the Ross-Amundsen ice divide, West Antarctica Describes conditions near the Ross-Amundsen ice divide, and discusses candidate drill sites ...


5. Radar Investigations of Antarctic Ice Stream Margins, Siple Dome, 1998 [NSIDC-0303]
This data set consists of surface-based radar measurements, including geometry of the bed, surface, and internal layers, and bed reflectivity measurements at two sites along ice stream margins at ...


6. Radar Investigations of Antarctic Ice Stream Margins, Siple Dome, 1998, Version 1 [NSIDC-0303_1]
This data set consists of surface-based radar measurements, including geometry of the bed, surface, and internal layers, and bed reflectivity measurements at two sites along ice stream margins at ...


7. Radar Studies of Internal Stratigraphy and Bed Topography along the US ITASE II Traverse [jacobel_0440304]
A project to perform ice radar studies of bedrock topography and internal layers along the second US ITASE traverse corridor extending from Taylor Dome to South Pole on the inland side of the Transantarctic ...


8. Radar sounding of englacial water on Storglaciaren, Sweden [Storglaciaren_Radar_Data]
These data were acquired by a ground-based, ice-penetrating radar study of Storglaciaren in July of 2001 and 2002. Closely spaced grids were made in 4 locations using GPR at frequencies ...


9. The depth, motion and mass balance of the McMurdo Ice Shelf, Antarctica [K053_2003_2005_NZ_1]
An examination of the McMurdo Ice Shelf processes was carried out over two field seasons, 2003-2005. Measurements of surface ice motion and mass balance were made by placing stakes across the McMurdo ...


10. GPR/GPS surveys and analysis of a firn core from the Gawn Ice Piedmont Glacier to examine Holocene climate history [K049_1999_2008_NZ_11]   PARENT METADATA
To understand the drivers and consequences of climate change on timescales important to humans, the paleoclimate of ice cores, the glacial system and local climate patterns were analysed from the ...


11. Holocene climate history from ice cores, snow profiles, the glacial system and local climate patterns from the Evans Piedmont Glacier, Victoria Land Coast Antarctica [K049_1999_2008_NZ_6]   PARENT METADATA
To understand the drivers and consequences of climate change on timescales important to humans, the paleoclimate of ice cores, the glacial system and local climate patterns were analysed from the ...


12. Holocene climate history from ice cores, snow profiles, the glacial system and local climate patterns from the Mt Erebus Saddle, Antarctica [K049_1999_2008_NZ_7]   PARENT METADATA
To understand the drivers and consequences of climate change on timescales important to humans, the paleoclimate of ice cores, the glacial system and local climate patterns were analysed from Mt Erebus ...


13. Holocene climate history from ice cores, snow profiles, weather and glacier investigations (topography, mass balance and bedrock mapping) of the Victoria Lower Glacier, Victoria Land Coast, Antarctica [K049_1999_2008_NZ_2]   PARENT METADATA
To understand the drivers and consequences of climate change on timescales important to humans, the paleoclimate of ice cores, the glacial system and local climate patterns were analysed from two ...


14. Holocene climate history from investigations of the glacial system, ice cores and local climate patterns from Skinner Saddle, Victoria Land Coast Antarctica [K049_1999_2008_NZ_10]   PARENT METADATA
To understand the drivers and consequences of climate change on timescales important to humans, the paleoclimate of ice cores, the glacial system and local climate patterns were analysed from Skinner ...


15. Holocene climate history from investigations of the glacial system, ice cores and local climate patterns from Skinner Saddle, Victoria Land Coast Antarctica - K049_1999_2012_NZ_10 [K049_1999_2012_NZ_10]   PARENT METADATA
To understand the drivers and consequences of climate change on timescales important to humans, the paleoclimate of ice cores, the glacial system and local climate patterns were analysed from Skinner ...


16. Investigation of the Holocene climate history from analysis of the glacial system, ice cores and snow samples from the Whitehall Glacier, Victoria Land Coast, Antarctica [K049_1999_2008_NZ_9]   PARENT METADATA
To understand the drivers and consequences of climate change on timescales important to humans, the paleoclimate of ice cores, the glacial system and local climate patterns were analysed from the ...


17. New Zealand International Transantarctic Scientific Expedition (NZ ITASE) - Climate variability measured from ice cores taken along the Victoria Land Coast [K049_1999_2008_NZ_1]   CHILD METADATA
The climate of the Victoria Land Coast is created by the interacting influences of the Dry Valleys, East Antarctic Ice Sheet and the Ross Sea. Slight changes can significantly alter local weather ...


18. Compilation of Antarctic Radar Data, Siple Coast, 2000-2002, Version 1 [NSIDC-0274_1]
These data consist of ground-based, ice-penetrating radar profiles across satellite-detected lineations and terrains that were taken in the lower reaches of Ross Ice Stream C, also known as the Kamb ...


19. IPY: Stability of Larsen C Ice Shelf in a Warming Climate [steffen_0732946]
Our ground penetrating radar surveys focused on key structural features of the ice shelf, including basal crevasses, marine ice and rifts. Here we present our published work on basal crevasses. ...


20. Permafrost Active Layer Thermal Monitoring in Livingston and Deception Islands (Antarctica). Action to the International Polar Year. [CNDA-ESP_CGL2004-20896-E]
In English: We send two types of data. One of them corresponding to the thermal active layer evolution, temperatures gradient measuring into the soil placed at 5, 15, 40, 90, 150 and 230 cm deep ...


21. Report on GPR and science investigations at Macquarie island and Casey station [survey_2000_01_velthuis]
Taken from the survey report: Documentation is provided for surveying tasks - by Tom Velthuis - at Macquarie Island and Casey, during the summer of 2000/1. The report is presented in five key sections: ...


22. Sediment Supply to the Arctic Coastal Zone [Sediment_Supply_Arctic_Winter_IPY90_NL]
The data described here are various types of land-based geophysical survey data. The methods used are; Ground Penetrating Radar, Refraction Seismics and Transient Electromagnetics. Surveys are performed ...


23. Targeting Glacial Retreat and Ice Stream Systems (TIGRIS) [GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00310]
Predicting the contribution of the Antarctic Ice Sheet to sea level rise is one of the biggest current challenges in glaciology. Through integrated fieldwork and modelling, TIGRIS is making a number ...


24. The Glaciological Basis of Palaeoclimatic Reconstructions of Ice-Shelf Moraines [K064_2010_2012_NZ_1]
The research is giving us an understanding of the entrainment, transfer and deposition of sediment by ice shelves. The investigation of the structure, composition and motion of the Southern McMurdo ...


25. The Glaciological Basis of Palaeoclimatic Reconstructions of Ice-Shelf Moraines - K064_2010_2013_NZ_1 [K064_2010_2013_NZ_1]
The research is giving us an understanding of the entrainment, transfer and deposition of sediment by ice shelves. The investigation of the structure, composition and motion of the Southern McMurdo ...


26. The structural glaciology and movement of the Victoria Upper Glacier, Victoria Valley, Antarctica [K064_1994_2005_NZ_5]   PARENT METADATA
The structure and movement of the Victoria Upper Glacier, Victoria Valley, was investigated over several seasons. A network of 13 points on the glacier surface were marked with bamboo flags and the ...


27. Thwaites International Polar Year (IPY) Geophysics, Antarctica [Anandakrishnan_0632198]
A project to study ice sheet history and dynamics on the Thwaites Glacier and Pine Island Glacier in the Amundsen Sea sector of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet.


28. US International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition (US ITASE): GPR Profiles and Accumulation Mapping [NSIDC-0269]
Snow accumulation rates typically show high variability over short distances. This data set contains accumulation rates using ground-penetrating radar (GPR) to detect isochronal layers in the firn ...


29. AFI 01/05_06 - Basal conditions on Rutford Ice Stream, West Antarctica: Hot-water drilling and down-hole instrumentation - Radar data, 2004/06 [GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00373]
Ground-Penetrating Radar (GPR) data acquired during the RABID Project with a Mala GPR.


30. An englacial image and water pathways of the Fourcade glacier on King George Island, Antarctic Peninsula, inferred from ground-penetrating radar [KPDC_EIWPFG_KGI_2006]
The distribution of small fractures and water content of the Fourcade glacier on King George Island, Antarctica, was investi- gated in November 2006 and December 2007 by two ground-based (470- and ...


31. Antarctic Sea Ice Thickness Mapping in McMurdo Sound [K063_2011_2012_NZ_1]   PARENT METADATA
In-depth research has been conducted into sea ice thickness in the McMurdo Sound. The subice platelet layer thickness under sea ice was measured in regular intervals at two North-South oriented profiles ...


32. Bedrock topography over the entire drainage basin of the Astrolabe outlet glacier, Terre Ad?lie Sector, Antarctica [1053_1_IPEV_FR]
All these data over the Astrolabe Glacier have been collected in the framework of a better understanding of the specific dynamics of outlet glaciers in Antarctica. The major set is represented by ...


33. Collaborative Research in IPY: Abrupt Environmental Change in the Larsen Ice Shelf System, a Multidisciplinary Approach - Cryosphere and Oceans [scambos_0732921]
This award supports the cryospheric and oceano-graphic components of an integrated multi-disciplinary program to address these rapid and fundamental changes now taking place in Antarctic Peninsula ...


34. Collaborative Research: Characteristics of Snow Megadunes and their Potential Effects on Ice Core Interpretation [scambos_0125570]
Field study and remote sensing measurements of an area of snow megadunes on the East Antarctic plateau provides a preliminary assessment of dune morphology, firn structure, and layering ...


35. Collaborative Research: Grounding Line Forensics: The History of Grounding Line Retreat in the Kamb Ice Stream Outlet Region [hulbe_0538015]
This a project to identify and map ice surface and internal features that chronicle the sequence of events leading to the shut-down of Kamb ice stream. In particular, the project will study past grounding ...


36. Collaborative Research: Ice-flow history of the Thwaites Glacier, West Antarctica [conway_0739372]
This award supports a project to study the Amundsen Sea drainage system and improve understanding of the impact of recent glaciological changes as an aid to predicting how this region will change ...


37. Collaborative Research: Western Divide West Antarctic Ice Cores (WAISCORES) Site Selection [conway_0087345]
This award supports a program of ground-based geophysical measurements to map in detail the spatial variations of ice flow, accumulation rate, internal layering and ice thickness at the sites which ...


38. Compilation of Antarctic Radar Data, Siple Coast, 2000-2002 [NSIDC-0274]
These data consist of ground-based, ice-penetrating radar profiles across satellite-detected lineations and terrains that were taken in the lower reaches of Ross Ice Stream C, also known as the Kamb ...


39. Dry-Based Ice-Cliff Dynamics: Taylor Glacier, Antarctica [hallet_0230338ecp]
This project is a comprehensive study of land-based polar ice cliffs. Through field measurements, modeling, and remote sensing, the physics underlying the formation of ice cliffs at the margin of ...


40. Dynamics and change of the Darwin Hatherton Glacial System [K056_2006_2010_NZ_1]   CHILD METADATA
The Darwin-Hatherton glacial system offers a unique opportunity to investigate the response of the Antarctic Ice Sheet to future climate change. As well as draining the East Antarctic Ice Sheet into ...


41. GPR Investigation of Glacier on Livingstone Island, Antarctica [KPDC_GPRIGL_ANTARCTIC_1997]
With the aim of global environmental monitoring we carried out GPR (Ground Penetrating Radar) surveys at the Livingston Island in Antarctica. Research area is near the Mt. Charra (340 m) in Livingston ...


42. GPR and GPS Data: Characteristics of Snow Megadunes and their Potential Effects on Ice Core Interpretation [NSIDC-0282]
The Antarctic megadune research was conducted during two field seasons, one in November 2002 and the other in December 2003 through January 2004. The megadune field site is located on the East Antarctic ...


43. GPR profiles and sediment samples from raised beaches along the McMurdo Sound coast to understand the composition, make up and mode of contruction of the beaches [K015_1998_2000_NZ_1]
Due to the continued uplift of the coastline as a response to the retreat of the last glacial maximum ice sheet, beaches are raised above the level of wave and ice push activity and are essentially ...


44. GPR survey of the Wright Lower, Victoria Upper and Suess Glacier margins, in the McMurdo Dry Valleys [K064_2004_2005_NZ_1]
The margins of the Wright Lower, Victoria Upper and Suess glaciers were surveyed using a pulse Ekko GPR. The GPR survey of the morphology and structure of the apron of the Victoria Upper glacier was ...


45. GPR surveys and sand samples for OSL dating and studies of grainsize, petrology and sediment provenance of Victoria Valley sand dunes [K015_2006_2007_NZ_1]
The structure and evolution of sand dunes in Victoria Valley was investigated by completing a GPR survey (with 50, 100, 200, 250, 400, 450 and 900 MHz antennae) to successfully image dune structure ...


46. GPR surveys and sediment sampling for OSL dating to determine the formation of fossil marine deltas in the vicinity of Wales and Commonwealth streams, New Harbour [K015_2004_2005_NZ_1]
The subsurface sedimentary structures that make up New Harbour deltas were investigated using GPR to develop a model for the formation of the fossil marine deltas that are well preserved along the ...


47. 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 ...


48. GPR, electromagnetic and spectral analysis of surface wave surveys on the Pram Point pressure ridges and surrounding area [K054_2001_2002_NZ_1]
Experiments using GPR around Scott Base showed the GPR could detect crevasses on the McMurdo Ice Shelf, in an area near Scott Base where distinctive surface undulations or 'pressure rollers' (pressure ...


49. Geophysical investigations (seismic, aero and ground base magnetic, gravity, GPR and bathymetry surveys) of the tectonic, sedimentary and volcanic history of the Victoria Land Basing - site survey for ANDRILL project [K001_ANDRILL_SITE_SURVEYS]
A multi-national team (Germany, Italy, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the USA) undertook seismic reflection, aeromagnetic surveys, ground-based magnetic and gravity measurements to image the ...


50. Geophysical surveys (electromagnetic and GPR) of hydrocarbon contaminated soils at Scott Base, Marble Point, Bull Pass and Lake Vida [K054_2000_2002_NZ_1]
To determine how hydrocarbon contamination of Antarctic soils alters the geophysical response, and if so what was the nature of this response, was investigated at Scott Base with electromagnetic and ...


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