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Ice and snow pit measurements observed during the SIPEX II voyage of the Aurora Australis, 2012
Entry ID: SIPEX_II_Ice_Snowpits

Abstract: This dataset contains routine measurements of snow and ice thickness, and snow-ice interface temperature, at 1m intervals along standard transects; snow property characterisation in snow pits measured at 0m, 50m and 100m along the transects; and sea ice cores acquired at various locations both along the transects and elsewhere on ice station floes during the 2012 SIPEX 2 marine science voyage.

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -64.44   S: -64.44   E: 120.11   W: 120.11
  N: -64.95   S: -64.95   E: 121.03   W: 121.03
  N: -65.13   S: -65.13   E: 120.82   W: 120.82
  N: -65.26   S: -65.26   E: 120.02   W: 120.02
  N: -65.25   S: -65.25   E: 119.0   W: 119.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Toyota, T., Lecomte, O., Massom, R., Giles, B. and Heil, P.
Dataset Title: Ice and snow pit measurements observed during the SIPEX II voyage of the Aurora Australis, 2012
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2017-09-07
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2012-09-27
Stop Date: 2012-09-28
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Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

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Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 1.1 MB
Distribution Format: Excel, pdf
Fees: Free
Phone: +81-11-706-7431
Email: toyota at
Contact Address:
Institute of Low Temperature Science
Hokkaido University
City: Kita-ku
Province or State: Sapporo
Postal Code: 060-0819
Country: Japan
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-03-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-07-10