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1. Aerial Photographs (from AMES Pilot Land Data System); USGS EDC, Sioux Falls [EARTH_LAND_USGS_AMES_AIR_PHOTOS]
The aerial photography inventoried by the Pilot Land Data System (PLDS) at NASA AMES Research Center has been transferred to the USGS EROS Data Center. The photos were obtained from cameras mounted ...


2. USGS Digital Orthophoto Quadrangles [USGS_DOQ]
A Digital Orthophoto Quadrangle (DOQ) is a computer-generated image of an aerial photograph in which the image displacement caused by terrain relief and camera tilt has been removed. The DOQ combines ...


3. Lambert Glacier Basin Traverse, Daily Logs 1989-1995 [lgbt_daily_logs]
The Lambert Glacier Basin Traverse program ran from the summer of 1989-90 to the summer of 1994-95. The aim of the program was to take multi-year measurements on the dynamics of the ice-sheet draining ...


4. Lambert Glacier Basin Traverse Operations Reports, 1989-1995 [lgbt_reports]
The Lambert Glacier Basin Traverse program ran from the summer of 1989-90 to the summer of 1994-95. The aim of the program was to take multi-year measurements on the dynamics of the ice-sheet draining ...


5. CANADA GLACIER EDDY CORRELATION DATA [LTER_MCM_CG_EDDY_FLUX]   PARENT DIF
Data in this file contains results from the eddy correlation runs at the Canada meteorology station between December, 1994 and December, 1995.


6. COMMONWEALTH GLACIER METEOROLOGICAL STATION MEASUREMENTS [LTER_MCM_COMG_MET]   CHILD DIFs   PARENT DIF
As part of the Long Term Ecological Research in the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica, meteorological data was collected from various locations throughout Taylor, Wright and Victoria Valleys. These ...


7. Displacement measurements of Byrd Glacier using Landsat images of 22 Feb 1988 and 25 Jan 1990. [Byrd_1988_1990]
Displacement values for Byrd Glacier, measured on Landsat images of 22 Feb 1988 to 25 Jan 1990. Dataset includes lat/long coordinates of starting and ending point. Velocities can be ...


8. Integrated CEOS European Data Server [ICEDS-Serve-Data]
ESYS plc and the Department of Geomatic Engineering at University College London (UCL) have been funded by the British National Space Centre (BNSC) to develop a web GIS service to serve geographic ...


9. Alaska High Altitude Aerial Photography (AHAP) Program [EARTH_LAND_USGS_AK_HI_ALT_PHOT]
[From GeoData Center Home Page descriptions, "http://www.gi.alaska.edu/alaska-satellite-facility/geodata-center"] The GeoData Center is the browse facility for the state copy of ...


10. SPOT High Resolution Visible and Near Infrared Image Data and Descriptions of LEVEL 1 Products from SPOT IMAGE of Toulouse, France [SPOT_DATA_LEVEL1]
SPOT has two similar instrument on each bus; SPOT 1 launched in February 1986 , SPOT 2 launched in January 1990 and SPOT3 launched in September 93. The High Resolution Visible Imaging ...


11. SPOT High Resolution Visible and Near Infrared Image Data and Descriptions of LEVEL 2 and S Products from SPOT IMAGE of Toulouse, France [SPOT_DATA_LEVEL2S]
SPOT has two similar instrument on each bus; SPOT 1 launched in February 1986, SPOT 2 launched in January 1990 and SPOT3 launched in September 1994 . The High Resolution Visible Imaging ...


12. Spatial variation measurements of the hydrology and glaciology of the Dry Valleys [K161_1969_1991_NZ_5]   CHILD DIFs   PARENT DIF
The long term hydrology/glaciology study carried out in the McMurdo Dry Valleys was conducted to gain information on the hydrological behaviour of the Dry Valleys rivers and lakes, particularly for ...


13. The albedo and ice transmissity at a cold based glacier, Wright Lower Glacier, Wright Valley, Antarctica [K064_2004_2007_NZ_7]   PARENT DIF
The albedo of the Wright Lower Glacier was monitored over two seasons (05-06 and 06-07) to help determine the seasonal melt regime of the glacier by using data from a climate station and manual measurements ...


14. The amount of melt water from a cold based glacier, Wright Lower Glacier, Wright Valley, Antarctica [K064_2004_2007_NZ_6]   PARENT DIF
The seasonal melt regime of the Wright Lower Glacier, Wright Valley, Dry Valleys, Antarctica was investigated and monitored over three field seasons (04-05, 05-06 and 06-07). An appreciation of the ...


15. The behaviour of dry based glaciers and the interpretation of Pleistocene glacial deposits from glaciers in the Dry Valleys, Antarctica [K064_1994_2005_NZ]   CHILD DIFs
The formation of deposits and landforms at the margin of alpine glaciers in the Dry Valleys (The Suess Glacier, Taylor Glacier and Rhone Glacier in the Taylor Valley, the Wright Lower Glacier in the ...


16. The hydrology, glaciology and sediment transport monitoring of the glacial-river-lake system in the Miers Valley, Antarctica [K046_1988_1991_NZ_1]   PARENT DIF
A three year hydrological, glaciological and sediment transport monitoring programme was conducted in the Miers Valley. The energy and mass balances of the glacier-river-lake system was investigated ...


17. The structural glaciology and movement of the Rhone Glacier, Taylor Valley, Antarctica [K064_1994_2005_NZ_4]   PARENT DIF
The Rhone Glacier, Taylor Valley, Dry Valleys was observed and surveyed to determine the structural glaciology and movement of the glacier. A tunnel was excavated into the true right western face ...


18. The structural glaciology and movement of the Taylor Glacier, Taylor Valley, Antarctica [K064_1994_2005_NZ_3]   PARENT DIF
The structural glaciology and movement of the Taylor Glacier, was investigated over several seasons (98-01) by excavating a tunnel in the right side of the Taylor Glacier, 1.5km upstream of the terminus, ...


19. The structural glaciology and movement of the Victoria Upper Glacier, Victoria Valley, Antarctica [K064_1994_2005_NZ_5]   PARENT DIF
The structure and movement of the Victoria Upper Glacier, Victoria Valley, was investigated over several seasons. A network of 13 points on the glacier surface were marked with bamboo flags and the ...


20. The structural glaciology, ice marginal landforms, sediments and movement of the Lower Wright Glacier, Wright Valley, Antarctica [K064_1994_2005_NZ_2]   PARENT DIF
The structural glaciology, ice marginal landforms, sediments and movement of the Lower Wright Glacier, Wright Valley, Antarctica was investigated over several seasons. Preliminary work was completed ...


21. The structural glaciology, ice marginal landforms, sediments and movement of the Suess Glacier, Taylor Valley, Antarctica [K064_1994_2005_NZ_1]   PARENT DIF
The structural glaciology, ice marginal landforms, sediments and movement of the Suess Glacier, Taylor Valley, Antarctica was investigated over several seasons. Preliminary work was completed with ...


22. Changes in the cliff face (retreat) at a cold based glacier, Wright Lower Glacier, Wright Valley, Antarctica [K064_2004_2007_NZ_4]   PARENT DIF
A change in the position of the supraglacial channel cliff faces of the Wright Lower Glacier was investigated over three field seasons (04-05, 05-06 and 06-07). The volume of ice lost due to cliff ...


23. Collaborative Research:History and Evolution of the Siple Coast Ice Stream Systems as Recorded by Former Shear-Margin Scars [raymond_nsf9909518]
This data set is a study of the scar-like features that are well-known from the Siple Coast ice stream system in West Antarctica. The objective of the field work was to identify the nature ...


24. Determining the source of melt water at a cold based glacier, Wright Lower Glacier, Wright Valley, Antarctica [K064_2004_2007_NZ_2]   PARENT DIF
The seasonal melt regime of the Wright Lower Glacier, Wright Valley, Dry Valleys, Antarctica was investigated and monitored over three field seasons (04-05, 05-06 and 06-07). Melt water samples were ...


25. Early geological, glaciology and biological investigations of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, the Koettlitz Glacier area and Darwin Glacier area by Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Expeditions [K042_1957_1963_NZ_1]
The Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Expedition (VUWAE) was mounted to complete the detailed investigations of the extensive ice free area of Victoria Land between the Taylor and Mackay ...


26. Estimating the Salinity of Subglacial Lakes From Existing Aerogeophysical Data [creyts_0636584]
This award supports a project to estimate the salinity of subglacial Lake Vostok, Lake Concordia and the 90 deg.E lake using existing airborne ice-penetrating radar and laser altimeter data. A change ...


27. GPR survey of the Wright Lower, Victoria Upper and Suess Glacier margins, in the McMurdo Dry Valleys [K064_2004_2005_NZ_1]
The margins of the Wright Lower, Victoria Upper and Suess glaciers were surveyed using a pulse Ekko GPR. The GPR survey of the morphology and structure of the apron of the Victoria Upper glacier was ...


28. Glacial geological investigations at the Northern penguin colony at Cape Bird [K162_1985_1986_NZ_1]
Glaciological work was carried out at Cape Bird to determine the glaciers margin structure. Initially, the hydrology of the region was investigated to determine the feasibility of measuring stream ...


29. Hydrology and Glaciology of the Dry Valleys of Antarctica - glacier mass balance, ablation and movement and melt record determined by monitoring of stream flow and lake level of glacier fed streams and lakes [K161_1969_1991_NZ_1]   CHILD DIFs
A hydrological/glaciological study was conducted in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica from the 1969/70 summer until the 1990/91 season. The purpose of the hydrological/glaciological programme was to study ...


30. Ice thickness measurements of the Erebus Ice Tongue by radio echo sounder [K162_1985_1986_NZ_2]
The Erebus Ice Tongue breaks off near its mid point in single regular calving events at about 30 year intervals. A number of studies have been made on the growth rate, mass balance, ice physics and ...


31. Ice thickness measurements of the Wright Lower Glacier using radio echo sounders [K162_1985_1986_NZ_3]
The Wright Lower Glacier develops a complex of lake and glacier ice where the glacier enters Lake Brownworth. The form of the subglacial ice water surface was investigated. Ice thicknesses were determined ...


32. Interactions between liquid water and ice at the Wright Lower glacier and Minna Saddle, McMurdo Ice Shelf [K064_2006_2008_NZ_1]
To understand the nature of interactions between liquid water and ice our investigation focussed on the Wright Lower glacier, the southern end of McMurdo Ice Shelf (Minna Saddle), the margin of the ...


33. Investigation into cryoconite holes at a cold based glacier, Wright Lower Glacier, Wright Valley, Antarctica [K064_2004_2007_NZ_3]   PARENT DIF
Investigation into cryoconite hole chemistry, surface area cover and construction was investigated as part of wider project looking at the seasonal melt regime of the Wright Lower Glacier. Chemistry: ...


34. Investigations of the accretion of ice at the base of dry based glaciers in the McMurdo Dry Valleys (Suess, Canada, LaCroix, Taylor, Lower Wright, Clark and Upper Victoria glaciers) [K064_1995_1996_NZ_1]
The process of ice accretion at the base of dry polar glaciers in the Dry Valleys of southern Victoria Land was examined. The Suess, Canada, LaCroix and Taylor glacier in the Taylor Valley, the Lower ...


35. Investigations of the glaciology and hydrology in the Terra Nova Bay regions [K162_1984_1985_NZ_1]
The occurrence or non-occurrence of both glacial moraines and past sea levels in the Terra Nova Bay area was investigated with a view to establishing a glacial chronology to supplement the Dry Valleys ...


36. Mass balance measurements and glacier monitoring of glaciers in the Dry Valleys [K161_1969_1991_NZ_4]   PARENT DIF
Glaciers of the Dry Valleys occur where snow accumulation gains exceed sublimation and other losses. Monitoring of the mass balance of glaciers in the Dry Valleys was conducted from the 1969/70 summer ...


37. Measurements of albation rates at a cold based glacier, Wright Lower Glacier, Wright Valley, Antarctica [K064_2004_2007_NZ_1]   PARENT DIF
The average annual ablation rate of the Wright Lower Glacier, Wright Valley, was determined over three field seasons (04-05, 05-06 and 06-07) as part of an investigation into the seasonal melt regime ...


38. Meterological data at a cold based glacier, Wright Lower Glacier, Wright Valley, Antarctica [K064_2004_2007_NZ_5]   PARENT DIF
Meterological information was measured at a temporary station on the surface of the Wright Lower Glacier. This station was erected in Nov 2004 and recorded air temperature, ablation at hourly intervals ...


39. Data Report on 1981 Traverses From Casey For IAGP [iagp_casey_traverse_results]
The Casey Traverse Program was Australia's major contribution to the International Antarctic Glaciological Project, aimed at determining the galciological regime and processes, and deducting some ...


40. NASA JSC Crew Earth Observations (CEO) Astronaut Photography [JSC_CEO_ESRS_ASTRONAUT_PHOTOGRAPHY]   CHILD DIFs
In Crew Earth Observations (CEO), crew members on the International Space Station (ISS) photograph the Earth from their unique point of view in low Earth orbit. Photographs record how the planet is ...


41. NASA JSC Crew Earth Observations (CEO) Astronaut Photography--Near InfraRed [JSC_CEO_ESRS_ASTRONAUT_PHOTOGRAPHY_NIR]   PARENT DIF
A hand-held Nikon D3s camera was modified to allow near-infrared (NIR) photography from the International Space Station. Astronaut Don Pettit first initiated the camera conversion to collect imagery ...


42. NASA JSC Crew Earth Observations (CEO) Astronaut Photography--Time Lapse Video [JSC_CEO_ESRS_ASTRONAUT_PHOTOGRAPHY_TIME_LAPSE]   PARENT DIF
Time-Lapse photography stitched into videos, ranging from severe weather flyovers to city lights at night to the auroras.


43. NASA JSC Crew Earth Observations (CEO) Astronaut Photography-Historical [JSC_CEO_ESRS_ASTRONAUT_PHOTOGRAPHY_HISTORICAL]   PARENT DIF
Different collections of historical data, ranging from the Apollo imagery to the Transit of Venus.


44. The 1992 Wintering Field Season at Heard Island [Heard_Island_Report_1992]
1992 Wintering Field Season at Heard Island. Taken from the report: Genesis of the Expedition The concept of the 1992 expedition arose from the need to gain access to animals at Heard Island for ...


45. CANADA GLACIER ICE TEMPERATURES [LTER_MCM_CG_ICE_TEMP]
Ice temperature data comes from 10 thermistors set up on the Canada Glacier since the '94-'95 Antarctic field season. In order to determine how ice temperature varies with depth below ...


46. COMMONWEALTH GLACIER METEOROLOGICAL STATION MEASUREMENTS: Ice Temperatures [LTER_MCM_COMG_ICE_TEMP]   PARENT DIF
As part of the Long Term Ecological Research in the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica, meteorological data was collected from various locations throughout Taylor, Wright and Victoria ...


47. Seismic and radar investigations of Fourcade Glacier on King George Island, Antarctica [KPDC_SRIFG_KGI_2006]
To determine P- and S-wave velocities, elastic properties and subglacial topography of the polythermal Fourcade Glacier, surface seismic and radar surveys were conducted along a 470-m profile in November ...


48. Heard Island 1986-1987 Scientific Expedition Report [Heard_86-87_Report]
Heard Island Expedition, 16 November 1986 to 21 January 1987, report written by Rod Ledingham, Officer in Charge. Taken from the report: The 1986-87 expedition was the second in a series of three ...


49. Antarctic Data from Italian Expeditions Concerning Research in Earth Sciences, Environmental, Cosmophysics, Biology, Medical Sciences [Southpole]
The Italian base in Antarctica is located at Terra Nova Bay inside the Ross sea (Lat. 74 41'42'S, Long. 164 07'23'E). The expeditions are done during the Antarctic summer and usually run from early ...


50. NRSC Antarctic Mosaic [UK-NRSC-SAT-2009]
Over forty scenes of NOAA AVHRR data in two formats, local area coverage (LAC) and SCRIPPS, were used to construct a 1km three-band mosaic. Channels 1,2 and 4 were used to represent red,green and ...


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