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Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, AM04 Brancker thermistor data - 2011/2012 data
Entry ID: AAS_4096_AM04_Brancker

Abstract: AM04 borehole drilled January 2006.

Consult Readme file for detail of data files and formats.

2011-2012 data may be final data from the unit owing to battery failure.

The original project for this dataset was ASAC 1164, but recent data fall under the auspices of project AAS 4096.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -69.9   S: -69.9   E: 70.29   W: 70.29
Min Altitude: 71.6 METRES Max Altitude: 71.6 METRES

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Vogel, S.
Dataset Title: Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, AM04 Brancker thermistor data - 2011/2012 data
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2015-01-28
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Version: 1
Online Resource:
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2011-07-01
Stop Date: 2012-06-30
Thermistors Ancillary Description
Quality See Readme file ... data collected as header, then 8 x celsius temperature columns for each of 8 x thermistors on the cable ... uppermost sensor in leftmost column of data ... data collected at 0.5 hour sampling rate for several days after initial installation, then 6 hour rate ... batteries fail in loggers after weeks to months, but can be replaced annually ...

Note - depths and altitudes provided in spatial coverage are referenced back to sea level.

The minimum depth of 600 metres asl refers to the height of the ice surface.
Access Constraints These data are publicly available for download from the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License (

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at when using these data.
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Data Center
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: 20 kb
Fees: free
Phone: +61 3 6226 7648
Email: stefan.vogel at
Contact Address:
Private Bag 80
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2015-01-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-03-20