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WAIS grounding-zone migrations in Eastern Basin, Ross Sea and the LGM dilemma: New strategies to resolve the style and timing of outer continental shelf grounding events - NSF-ANT05-38475
Entry ID: NSF-ANT05-38475

Abstract: This project determines the recent history of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) through a multidisciplinary study of the seabed in the Ross Sea of Antarctica. WAIS is perhaps the world's most critical ice sheet to sea level rise due to near-future global warming. Its history has been a key focus for the past decade, but there are significant questions as to whether WAIS was stable during the ... View entire text
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Description: Marine Geoscience Data System (MGDS)
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -74.0   S: -76.0   E: -160.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-10-01
Stop Date: 2010-03-31
Data Set Progress
Data Center
United States Antarctic Program Data Center Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Email: info at
Contact Address:
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
61 Route 9W
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Phone: 225-578-3109
Fax: 225-578-2302
Email: pbart at
Contact Address:
E235 Howe Russell Geoscience Building
Louisiana State University Department of Geology and Geophysics
City: Baton Rouge
Province or State: Louisiana
Postal Code: 70803
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-09-14
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-12