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1. Feasibility Study of Eocene to Pliocene Palynological Reconstruction off Seymour Island [Warny-OPPGeol-0533879]
Feasibility study of Eocene to Pliocene palynological reconstruction of the Antarctic Peninsula margin climate evolution Project Summary Intellectual merit Numerous ...

2. Antarctic Composite Images [SSEC-AMRC-ANT-COMP]
The Antarctic composite satellite image is a mosaic of geostationary and polar orbiting satellite data in the infrared window channel (approximately 11.0 microns) centered over the South Pole and ...

3. Basement Sill, Antarctica: Constraints from its PGE Abundance Patterns and Isotopic Compositions on Magma Source Characteristics and Crystallization Processes [mukasa_0603729]
The Basement Sill in the Dry Valleys of southern McMurdo Sound and the Dufek layered mafic intrusion in the Pensacola Mts. are part of the Ferrar large igneous province (FLIP), emplaced in a Paleozoic ...

4. International Partnerships in Ice Core Sciences [twickler_0401116]
Society would benefit greatly from the ability to efficiently allocate resources to minimize disruptions caused by climate change. This requires the ability to predict the response of ...

5. ACES-ACCENT: Antarctic Climate Change and Nonlinear Teleconnections [GB-NERC-BAS-PDC-00500]
ACES will investigate the atmospheric and oceanic links that connect the climate of the Antarctic to that of lower latitudes, and their controlling mechanisms. Specific research topics will include ...

6. ACES-FOCAS: Forcings from the Ocean, Clouds, Atmosphere and Sea-ice [GB-NERC-BAS-PDC-00499]
ACES will investigate the atmospheric and oceanic links that connect the climate of the Antarctic to that of lower latitudes, and their controlling mechanisms. Specific research topics will include ...

7. CACHE-PEP: Natural climate variability - extending the Americas Pole-Equator-Pole paleoclimate transect through the Antarctic Peninsula to the Pole [GB-NERC-BAS-PDC-00510]
To determine how the climate of the Antarctic Peninsula during the Holocene (last 10,000 years) is related to global scale patterns and trends, in order to understand the significance of current environmental ...

8. GEACEP-ISODYN: Icehouse Earth: Stability Or DYNamism? [GB-NERC-BAS-PDC-00518]
GEACEP will investigate the relationship between the evolution of Antarctic ice and the changing global environment over the last ~30 million years (My). We will do so through collecting and combining ...

9. IPY-100 - Polar Field Stations and IPY History: Culture, Heritage, Governance (1882-Present) [GB-NERC-BAS-PDC-00471]
Field stations have been through one of the most salient and tangible features of IPYs since 1882-83 and through to the coming IPY 2007-08. Field stations, and the scientific expeditions that created ...

10. SOMBASE - Southern Ocean Mollusc Database [GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00068]
Understanding where organisms live and why they live there is the key aim of ecology. SOMBASE is a tool for looking at marine molluscs in the seas around Antarctica. Using a database and the latest ...

11. Siple Dome Glaciology and Ice Stream History 1994, 1996 [NSIDC-0085_1]
The Siple Dome Glaciology and Ice Stream History project was part of Western Divide West Antarctic Ice Cores (WAISCORES), an NSF-funded project to understand the influence of the West Antarctic ice ...

12. Water column nutrient observations, Apr-Sept 2001-02, continental margin to the west of the Antarctic Peninsula, GLOBEC. [nutrients_SO]
Water column sampling for nutrient chemistries (NO2+NO3, NO2, Si(OH)4, PO4 and NH4) were collected using a CTD niskin rosette sampler during 4 cruises to the Antarctic, April-September ...

13. Zooplankton abundance and population structures were assessed during April-September of 2001-2, Southern Ocean, GLOBEC [zooabund_nbp_SO]
Zooplankton abundance, vertical and horizontal distribution, and population structures were assessed in the area adjacent to the Antarctic Peninsula. Sampling was conducted ...

14. Zooplankton displacement volumes calculated from net tow sampling by the MOCNESS Plankton Tow System, Continental Margin Western Antarctic Peninsula, GLOBEC. [mocness_biovols_SO]
Zooplankton displacement volumes (biovolume) and dry weight calculations are derived from MOCNESS-1 plankton tow samples collected from 4 cruises to the Antarctic, 2001 and ...

15. Physical Properties of the WAIS Divide Deep Core [alley_0539578]
This award supports a five-year collaborative project to study the physical-properties of the planned deep ice core and the temperature of the ice in the divide region of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. ...

16. Glaciological Investigations of the Bulge-Trunk Transition on Kamb Ice Stream, West Antarctica [tulaczyk_0338295]
This award supports a project to test whether Kamb Ice Stream (formerly Ice Stream C (ISC)), an ice stream that is thought to have stopped ~150 years ago, may be already in the process of restarting. ...

17. Laboratory Studies of Photochemistry in Antarctic Snow and Ice [anastasio_0230288]
Our US NSF-funded project had two major parts: (1) measuring the quantum yields for photolysis of nitrite (NO2-), nitrous acid (HNO2), and hydrogen peroxide (HOOH) using laboratory ...

18. A 45-Y Hindcast of Antarctic Surface Mass Balance Using Polar MM5 [bromwich_0337948_1]
This 3-year project (June 2004-May 2007) was funded by the National Science Foundation's Office of Polar Programs (Glaciology). We employed the Polar MM5 to model variability and change in the surface ...

19. Collaborative Research: Science Opportunities for a Multidisciplinary Long-Range Aircraft for Antarctic Research [csatho_0443556]
NSF OPP Grants 0443556 and 0443391 Collaborative Research: Science Opportunities for a Multidisciplinary Long-Range Aircraft for Antarctic Research The polar regions ...

20. AWS Data: Characteristics of Snow Megadunes and Their Potential Effect on Ice Core Interpretation [NSIDC-0283_1]
The Antarctic megadune research was conducted during two field seasons, one in November 2002 and the other during the period of December 2003 through January 2004. The megadune field site is located ...

21. An Investigation into the Seismic Signatures Generated by Iceberg Calving and Rifting [fricker_0739769]
This award supports a project to strengthen collaborations between the various research groups working on iceberg calving. Relatively little is known about the calving process, especially the physics ...

22. Antarctic Mean Annual Temperature Map [NSIDC-0318_1]
The Mean Annual Temperature map was calculated by creating a contour map using compiled 10 meter firn temperature data from NSIDC and other mean annual temperature data from both cores and stations. ...

23. Antarctic Radar Echograms and Derived Ice Thickness Data from CReSIS [NSIDC-0414_1]
The Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) data from the 2002 and 2006 Flight missions. Basic Processing has been done to obtain the radar echograms and derived ice thickness data. Algorithms ...

24. Antarctic Subglacial Lake Classification Inventory [NSIDC-0336_1]
This data set is an Antarctic radar-based subglacial lake classification collection, which focuses on the radar reflection properties of each given lake. The Subglacial lakes are separated into four ...

25. Climate, Drift, and Image Data from Antarctic Icebergs A22A and UK211, 2006-2007 [NSIDC-0466_1]
This data set includes a variety of station data from two Antarctic icebergs. In 2006, researchers installed specialized weather stations called Automated Meteorological Ice Geophysical Observing ...

26. Collaborative Research: Characteristics of Snow Megadunes and their Potential Effects on Ice Core Interpretation [scambos_0125570]
Field study and remote sensing measurements of an area of snow megadunes on the East Antarctic plateau provides a preliminary assessment of dune morphology, firn structure, and layering ...

27. Collaborative Research: Combined Physical Property Measurements at Siple Dome - Spencer_0917509 [Spencer_0917509]
This award supports a two-year collaborative effort to more fully understand the climatic history and physical properties of the Siple Dome, Antarctica deep ice core. We have released an Excel file ...

28. Collaborative Research: Constructing an Ultra-high Resolution Atmospheric Methane Record for the Last 140,000 Years from WAIS Divide Core [Sowers_0538538]
This award supports a project to develop a high-resolution (every 50 yr) methane data set.

29. Collaborative Research: Stable Isotopes of Ice in the WAIS Divide Deep Ice Core - white_0537593 [white_0537593]
This data set contains the record of stable isotopes of hydrogen and oxygen in the WAIS Divide WDC06A core from West Antarctica. Samples have been analyzed at high resolution (nominal 3cm intervals) ...

30. Continuous GPS (static) Data from the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica [NSIDC-0347_1]
In October 2005, three geodetic GPS receivers were deployed on the Ross Ice Shelf near the ice front to observe short-term fluctuations in ice-shelf velocity associated with tidal forcing and other ...

31. Dominion Range Snow Pit and Ice Core, 1984 and 1985 [NSIDC-0087_1]
Information from snow pits and an ice core were collected at Dominion Range (location - 166 10' East, 85 15' South, elevation - 2,700m) in 1984-1985. The 6 meter snow pit was dug and sampled in 1984-1985 ...

32. Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica, Ice Core, 1991 and 1992 [NSIDC-0089_1]
Major ion concentration values (Na, Mg, Ca, Cl, NO3, SO4, MSA) were analyzed from a 20-meter ice core drilled in Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica (location - 65 01' East, 75 00' South, elevation - 2,900 ...

33. GPS-Measured Ice Velocities and Strain Data from the Ross and Amundsen Sea Ice Flow Divide, West Antarctica [NSIDC-0503_1]
This data set includes ice flow velocities and strain configurations, from GPS measurements on the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) Divide. Ninety markers installed in the firn were measured during ...

34. Glaciological Investigations of the Bulge and Trunk of Kamb Ice Stream, West Antarctica [NSIDC-0380_1]
This data set contains radar data from the Kamb Ice Stream (KIS), formerly known as Ice Stream C, in West Antarctica. The project was part of a larger study to assess the likelihood of ice stream ...

35. IPY: Collaborative Proposal: Constraining the Mass-Balance Deficit of the Amundsen Coast's Glaciers [Gogineni_0631994]
This award supports a project to gather data to better understand the mass balance of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, in the Pine Island and Thwaites region, through the combination of radar altimetry ...

36. IPY: Collaborative Proposal: Constraining the Mass-Balance Deficit of the Amundsen Coast's Glaciers - das_0632031 [das_0632031]
This award supports a project to gather data to better understand the mass balance of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet focusing on the Pine Island and Thwaites Glaciers along the Amundsen Sea coast. ...

37. Ice Core Chemistry from the Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica, IPY 2007-2009 [NSIDC-0520_1]
This data set consists of sodium (Na) and magnesium (Mg) concentrations versus depth in seven ice cores that were obtained by the Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica during the International ...

38. Ice Shelf Rift Time-Lapse Photography, Antarctica [NSIDC-0351_1]
From November 2004 to March 2005, on the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica, an automated "web cam" was operated on the southward facing lip of a large ice-shelf rift to produce a photographic record of processes ...

39. Iceberg Firn Temperatures, Antarctica [NSIDC-0352_1]
Since November of 2005, 12 thermistors were planted in the upper 2.5 meters of the firn on iceberg C16, Antarctica. Temperature data are collected every 20 minutes and are transmitted via ARGOS satellite ...

40. Iceberg Tiltmeter Measurements, Antarctica [NSIDC-0353_1]
Time series of tiltmeter observations (tilt about two horizontal axes in microradians) for a 34 day period on iceberg C16 while it was aground near Ross Island in late 2001 to early 2002. Data shows ...

41. Images of Antarctic Ice Shelves [NSIDC-0102_1]
Changes in the extent and stability of ice shelves in the Antarctic Peninsula prompted NSIDC to begin a monitoring program using data from the AVHRR Polar 1 km Data Set. NSIDC regularly reviews images ...

42. Investigating Iceberg Evolution During Drift and Break-Up: A Proxy for Climate-Related Changes in Antarctic Ice Shelves [scambos_0540915]
Drifting tabular icebergs in the Southern Ocean just east of the Antarctic Peninsula undergo a rapid "climate change" as they move into warmer air and ocean temperatures. Using a combination of satellite ...

43. Investigation of the Stratigraphy and Time Scale of the WAIS Divide Ice Core Using Electrical Methods [taylor_0440819]
This award supports a project that is part of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet Divide (WAIS Divide) program; which is a multi-disciplinary multi-institutional program to investigate the causes of natural ...

44. Light Absorption Coefficients for Soluble Species in Snow, Dome C, Antarctica [NSIDC-0519_1]
This data set contains light absorption coefficients for soluble chromophores (light-absorbing chemicals) and concentrations of hydrogen peroxide (HOOH) and nitrate (NO3-) in ten snow samples that ...

45. McMurdo Dry Valleys Long-Term Ecological Research (MCM LTER) Core Glacier Mass Balance Data, Antarctica [NSIDC-0421_1]
As part of the Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) project in the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica, a systematic sampling program has been undertaken to monitor mass balance of the Taylor Valley ...

46. Methyl Chloride Measurements from the Siple Dome A Deep Core, Antarctica [NSIDC-0356_1]
This data set is an analysis of methyl chloride concentration measured in air extracted from ice core samples from the Siple Dome A deep core in West Antarctica. In total, forty six (46) ice samples, ...

47. Methyl Chloride, Methyl Bromide, and Carbonyl Sulfide in Deep Antarctic Ice Cores [saltzman_0636953]
This award supports a project to measure methyl chloride, methyl bromide, and carbonyl sulfide in air extracted from Antarctic ice cores.

48. Molecular Level Characterization of Dissolved Organic Carbon and Microbial Diversity in the WAIS Divide Replicate Core - foreman_1141936 [foreman_1141936]
This award supports a detailed, molecular level characterization of dissolved organic carbon and microbes in Antarctic ice cores. NSF PLR Award Abstract #1141936

49. Newall Glacier Snow Pit and Ice Core, 1987 to 1989 [NSIDC-0088_1]
Snow pit and ice core data from the Newall Glacier (location - 162 30' East, 77 35' South) were collected during 1987 and 1988. These include information on chemistry, Beta profiles and stratigraphy. ...

50. Optical Fabric and Fiber Logging of Glacial Ice [bay_1142173]
This award supports a project to combine the expertise of both glaciologists and optical engineers to develop polarization- preserving optical scattering techniques for borehole tools to identify ...

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