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1. BIOME 6000 (v4.2): Vegetation Maps for the Mid-Holocene and Last Glacial Maximum [BIOME6000_Version 4.2]
The Palaeovegetation Mapping Project (generally known as BIOME 6000: Prentice and Webb, 1998) was inaugurated in 1994 with the aim of providing global maps describing the vegetation patterns at 6000±500 ...


2. Mega-Biome Maps for the Mid-Holocene and Last Glacial Maximum [BIOME6000_MEGABIOME_Version 4.2]
Most dynamic vegetation models (DGVMs) simulate far fewer PFTs, and hence discriminate far fewer biomes, than the palaeodata allow. In order to facilitate direct comparison with model output, we have ...


3. Optically Stimulated Luminescence Ages of Raised Beaches [Antarctic_Peninsula_Raised_Beaches]
This data set includes optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) ages and elevations obtained from raised beach ridges across the Antarctic Peninsula.


4. Sampling glacial erratics along David Glacier [K001D_2017_2018_NZ_1]
We seek to identify the thinning history of the David Glacier since the last glacial maximum, approximately 20,000 years ago. We will do this by sampling glacial erratics deposited on 5 rocky outcrops ...


5. 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 ...


6. Snow profiles (analysed for snow chemistry, isotope ratios dust flux and mineralogy) along a transect from the coast towards the East Antarctic Ice Sheet to interpret Holocene climate records [K049_1999_2008_NZ_5]   PARENT METADATA
In order to interpret the climate record contained in the ice cores from Victoria Lower Glacier it was necessary to trace air mass trajectories to distinguish between marine and continental influences. ...


7. Surveys and detailed investigations of Holocene raised beaches on the Victoria Land coast from Spike Cape to Depot Island [K052_1984_1985_NZ_2]
The Holocene raised beaches along the Victoria Land coast from Spike Cape north to Depot Island were investigated. Raised beach ridge suites contain records of relative sea level change that can ...


8. The Dry Valleys Drilling Project [Dry_Valley_Drilling_Project]
The Dry Valleys Drilling Project (DVDP) was predominately an international project between scientists from New Zealand, the US, and Japan, which drilled 14 holes in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica (especially ...


9. The PALEOMAP Project: Paleogeographic Atlas, Plate Tectonic Software, and Paleoclimate Reconstructions [PALEOMAP_Progress Report #90]
The PALEOMAP project produces paleogreographic maps illustrating the Earth's plate tectonic, paleogeographic, climatic, oceanographic and biogeographic development from the Precambrian to the Modern ...


10. The fluvial depositional processes that formed the Triassic strata throughout south Victoria Land [K042_1982_1983_NZ_5]
The exposed Triassic strata throughout south Victoria Land was investigated to establish a set of palaeohydraulic models that best represent the fluvial depositional processes that operated during ...


11. The mechanics of basin formation processes of Beacon sediments in south Victoria Land [K042_1989_1990_NZ_4]
The Taylor and Victoria Group sediments in south Victoria Land were investigated to determine the mechanics of basin formation processes. Beacon sediments between Mt Metschel in the south and Robinson ...


12. Triassic paleoecology in south Victoria Land: A vegetation model (plant fossils and palaeosols) in Triassic alluvial plains [K042_1982_1983_NZ_6]
Triassic plant fossils and palaeosols were sampled from four mountains (Mt Bastion, Portal Mountain, Shapeless Mountain and Allan Hills) with the aim of establishing a model of vegetation on the Triassic ...


13. Tropical Climates At The Last Glacial Maximum [LGM_TROPICAL]
The LGM Tropical Terrestrial Data Synthesis (Farrera et al., 1999) contains quantitative reconstructions of mean temperature of the coldest month (MTCO) and mean annual ground temperature ...


14. A detailed investigation of the paleohydraulic regime (sinuosity, channel width, depth, slope, discharge of the river, etc) during the deposition of the Triassic alluvial plain sequence at Mt Bastion [K043_1980_1982_NZ_1]
The paleohydraulic Triassic alluvial plain sequence at the head of the Dry Valleys was studied. The Triassic Beacon Supergroup is divided into five stratigraphic units (The Fleming Member of the Feather ...


15. Baseline information on both the modern processes operating on Antarctic beaches and the development of beach ridges in relation to the last glaciation ice retreat and isostatic rebound [K043_1996_1998_NZ_1]
Beaches in McMurdo Sound have developed since the last glaciation when ice sheets were at their maximum. The weight of the overlying ice, depressed the land, which has slowly rebounded forming a series ...


16. Description of the Permian strata in north Victoria Land [K042_1981_1982_NZ_2]
The Beacon Supergroup of northern Victoria Land, a coal bearing alluvial plain sequence, was investigated. 17 localities were visited between Gair Mesa and the Lanterman Range in north Victoria Land ...


17. Evans Piedmont Glacier clean snow pit sampling for recent decade trace element record and AWS (2004-2008) data collection [K049_2007_2012_NZ_1]
A 4m snow pit from the Evans Piedmont glacier, Victoria Dry Valleys was sampled using ultra-clean methodology at 1cm resolution and was used to provide a comparison of trace element seasonal fluctuations ...


18. Evans Piedmont Glacier clean snow pit sampling for recent decade trace element record and AWS (2004-2008) data collection [K049_2007_2008_NZ_1]
A 4m snow pit from the Evans Piedmont glacier, Victoria Dry Valleys was sampled using ultra-clean methodology at 1cm resolution and was used to provide a comparison of trace element seasonal fluctuations ...


19. Examination of fossilized biota, especially barnacles, of the Scallop Hill Formation and Taylor Formation groups to reconstruct the palaeoenvironment [K241_1985_1986_NZ_1]
Barnacles are useful in palaeobathymetry and in palaeotemperature studies. However, barnacle plates are elusive in the field, and when fractured may be overlooked by the field geologist. The palaeoecology ...


20. Examination of recent marine deposits and local geology at Cape Barne, Cape Bird and Cape Crozier, Ross Island, Antarctica [K042_1969_1970_NZ_1]
Recent marine deposits were discovered at Cape Barne, Ross Island. A number of well preserved shell layers exposed beside the frozen lakes being Cape Barne, at 30m asl were investigated. Upon examination ...


21. Fluvial and paleobotanical studies at Allan Hills [K042_1990_1991_NZ_1]
Paleobotanical studies revealed evidence for the in situ formation of Gondwana coals, a previous unrecognised feature. The evidence included the presence of Vertebraria roots in shaly units both within ...


22. 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 ...


23. 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 ...


24. Geological investigation and mapping of the Wellar Coal Measures to determine the depositional environment [K042_1979_1980_NZ_1]
In the 1978-79 field season, the Beacon Supergroup and the intruding Ferrar Dolerite were mapped at Mt Fleming and Horseshoe Mountain including three laterally related sections of the Wellar Coal ...


25. Geological investigations and collection of fossil specimens from the Sledgers Glacier-Mariner Glacier region to determine the geological history and environment of deposition of the region [K003_1974_1982_NZ_1]
The eastern part of the Bower Group in the Mariner Glacier area and the central western part of the Bowers Group in the Black Glacier-Sledger Glacier area were visited and examined to search for fossils ...


26. 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 ...


27. 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 ...


28. 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 ...


29. 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 ...


30. 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 ...


31. Holocene climate history obtained from ice cores, snow profiles (density, chemistry, structure), snow samples (dust origin) and climate measurements from the Baldwin Glacier, Victoria Land Coast, Antarctica [K049_1999_2008_NZ_3]   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 ...


32. Holocene climate history obtained from snow profiles (chemistry, dust flux, temperature, structure), firn cores and climate measurements from the Wilson Piedmont Glacier, Victoria Land Coast, Antarctica [K049_1999_2008_NZ_4]   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 ...


33. Inert Gases in Firn Air and Shallow Ice at the WAIS Divide Site [severinghaus_0440701]
This data set includes inert and major gases (elemental and isotopic composition) in firn air and occluded air in shallow boreholes from the WAIS Divide site. The three primary science ...


34. Investigation of Antarctic lakes and lake sediments in the Ross Sea Region [K009_1969_1990_NZ_1]   CHILD METADATA
The study of Antarctic lakes and lake sediments in the Ross Sea Region, particularly in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, with particular emphasis on the climatic history was a continuing program of the Waikato ...


35. Investigation of dust inputs into McMurdo Sound, oxygen and hydrogen isotopes and snow/firn density from firn cores from Windless Bight, Antarctica [K049_1999_2008_NZ_8]   PARENT METADATA
Two firn cores (21m and 20m) were recovered from Windless Bight to quantify dust input into the McMurdo Sound. In addition, oxygen and hydrogen isotopes as well as snow/firn density were measured.


36. Investigation of petrified logs, palaeobotanical materical and tree growth rings from Allan Hills for intrepretation of the palaeoclimate of the area [K042_1997_1998_NZ_1]
Allan Hills is known for its record of climate preserved in petrified logs 260 million years old in the Wellar coal measure. A study of the logs is part of a wider study on ancient forests in Jurassic ...


37. 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 ...


38. Neon and other noble gas measurements in ice core samples from Vostok and Megadunes [severinghaus_0230448]
Neon/argon ratios in ice core samples from three sites: GISP2, Greenland, and Vostok and Megadunes, Antarctica. These samples show that neon is not preserved in ice core samples, but ...


39. Nitrogen and Oxygen Gas Isotopes in the Siple Dome and Byrd Ice Cores, Antarctica [NSIDC-0407_1]
This data set consists of Gas-isotopic data from the Siple Dome and and Greenland Ice Sheet Project 2 (GISP2) ice cores covering roughly the last 100,000 years (100 ka), consisting of d15N (15N/14N) ...


40. Observations, Reanalyses and Ice Cores: A Synthesis of West Antarctic Climate [reusch_1066348]
This award supports a three-year effort to use nonlinear techniques to improve understanding of Antarctic climate through studies of observational and forecast model data sets; improve and extend ...


41. Siple Dome and Byrd ice core gas isotopes (d15N, d18O, dO2/N2, and dAr/N2) [0440975_severinghaus]
Gas-isotopic data from the Siple Dome and Byrd ice cores covering roughly the last 100 ka, consisting of d15N (15N/14N) of N2, d18O (18O/16O) of O2, dO2/N2, and dAr/N2. Derived parameters including ...


42. Temperature Profile of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet Divide Deep Borehole [NSIDC-0550_1]
This data set reports depth versus temperatures in the fluid-filled portion of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet Divide (WAIS?D) deep borehole (70 to 3328 meters depth). Data were acquired on December ...


43. US ITASE-00-1 ice core (Research funded by NSF OPP) [US_ITASE-00-1_12_03_2008]   PARENT METADATA
Sub-annually resolved ice core chemistry data from various sites on the Antarctic Ice Sheet were obtained from 1999 to 2008 during the US International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition (US ITASE) ...


44. US ITASE-00-2 ice core (Research funded by NSF OPP) [US_ITASE-00-2_12_03_2008]   PARENT METADATA
Sub-annually resolved ice core chemistry data from various sites on the Antarctic Ice Sheet were obtained from 1999 to 2008 during the US International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition (US ITASE) ...


45. US ITASE-00-3 ice core (Research funded by NSF OPP) [US_ITASE-00-3_12_03_2008]   PARENT METADATA
Sub-annually resolved ice core chemistry data from various sites on the Antarctic Ice Sheet were obtained from 1999 to 2008 during the US International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition (US ITASE) ...


46. US ITASE-00-4 ice core (Research funded by NSF OPP) [US_ITASE-00-4_12_03_2008]   PARENT METADATA
Sub-annually resolved ice core chemistry data from various sites on the Antarctic Ice Sheet were obtained from 1999 to 2008 during the US International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition (US ITASE) ...


47. US ITASE-00-5 ice core (Research funded by NSF OPP) [US_ITASE-00-5_12_03_2008]   PARENT METADATA
Sub-annually resolved ice core chemistry data from various sites on the Antarctic Ice Sheet were obtained from 1999 to 2008 during the US International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition (US ITASE) ...


48. US ITASE-00-6 ice core (Research funded by NSF OPP) [US_ITASE-00-6_12_03_2008]   PARENT METADATA
Sub-annually resolved ice core chemistry data from various sites on the Antarctic Ice Sheet were obtained from 1999 to 2008 during the US International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition (US ITASE) ...


49. US ITASE-00-7 ice core (Research funded by NSF OPP) [US_ITASE-00-7_12_03_2008]   PARENT METADATA
Sub-annually resolved ice core chemistry data from various sites on the Antarctic Ice Sheet were obtained from 1999 to 2008 during the US International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition (US ITASE) ...


50. US ITASE-01-1 ice core (Research funded by NSF OPP) [US_ITASE-01-1_12_03_2008]   PARENT METADATA
Sub-annually resolved ice core chemistry data from various sites on the Antarctic Ice Sheet were obtained from 1999 to 2008 during the US International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition (US ITASE) ...


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