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Circumpolar Deep Water and the West Antarctic Ice Sheet
Entry ID: USAP-9725024_1


Summary
Abstract: This project will study the dynamics of Circumpolar Deep Water intruding on the continental shelf of the West Antarctic coast, and the effect of this intrusion on the production of cold, dense bottom water, and melting at the base of floating glaciers and ice tongues. It will concentrate on the Amundsen Sea shelf, specifically in the region of the Pine Island Glacier, the Thwaites Glacier, and the ... View entire text
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Description: NSF Award Abstract
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -65.0   S: -68.0   E: 150.0   W: 140.0

Data Set Citation
Version: 1
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-03-01
Stop Date: 2002-02-28
Instrument
NOT APPLICABLE
Ancillary Keywords
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
United States Antarctic Program Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.usap-dc.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: DATA MANAGER
Email: info at usap-dc.org
Contact Address:
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
61 Route 9W
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: sjacobs at ldeo.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
Columbia University
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2019-03-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-03-20


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