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EAGER: Are the Dry Valleys Getting Wetter? A Preliminary Assessment of Wetness Across the McMurdo Dry Valleys Landscape
Entry ID: NSF-ANT10-45215

Abstract: Intellectual Merit: Until recently, wetted soils in the Dry Valleys were generally only found adjacent to streams and lakes. Since the warm austral summer of 2002, numerous "wet spots" have been observed far from shorelines on relatively flat valley floor locations and as downslope fingers of flow on valley walls. The source of the water to wet these soils is unclear, as is the spatial and ... View entire text
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Description: NSF Award Abstract #1045215
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  N: -77.25   S: -78.5   E: 165.0   W: 160.0

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Start Date: 2010-12-15
Stop Date: 2013-11-30
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DIF Creation Date: 2014-07-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-12