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Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, AM03 Brancker thermistor data
Entry ID: ASAC_1164_AM03_Brancker


Summary
Abstract: AM03 borehole drilled December 2005.
Partial annual data retrieved for 2006, and 2007.

Consult Readme file for detail of data files and formats.

Dataset was updated on 2011-12-01 to include 2011 data.

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Description: Public information for ASAC project 1164


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Description: Citation reference for this metadata record and dataset

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ASAC_1164_AM03


Geographic Coverage
 N: -70.56 S: -70.56  E: 70.33  W: 70.33
 Min Altitude: 86.7 METRES  Max Altitude: 86.7 METRES  Min Depth: 0 METRES  Max Depth: 722 METRES

Data Set Citation
Dataset Creator: Allison, I. and Craven, M.
Dataset Title: Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, AM03 Brancker thermistor data
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2013-11-06
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Version: 2
Online Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/metadata/records/ASAC_1164_AM03_Brancker


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2005-12-27
Stop Date: 2005-12-30


Location Keywords
OCEAN > SOUTHERN OCEAN
CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR


Science Keywords
CRYOSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >ICE DEPTH/THICKNESS    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS >ICE SHEETS    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW/ICE TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
OCEANS >BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY >WATER DEPTH    [Definition]
OCEANS >MARINE SEDIMENTS >SEDIMENT COMPOSITION    [Definition]
OCEANS >MARINE SEDIMENTS >SEDIMENTATION    [Definition]
OCEANS >MARINE SEDIMENTS >STRATIGRAPHIC SEQUENCE    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN CIRCULATION >OCEAN CURRENTS    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN TEMPERATURE >POTENTIAL TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN TEMPERATURE >THERMOCLINE    [Definition]
OCEANS >OCEAN TEMPERATURE >WATER TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
OCEANS >SALINITY/DENSITY >CONDUCTIVITY    [Definition]
OCEANS >SALINITY/DENSITY >SALINITY    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW/ICE CHEMISTRY    [Definition]


Platform
GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS    [Information]
FIELD INVESTIGATION    [Information]


Instrument
Thermistors    [Information]


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 provided in spatial coverage are referenced back to sea level.

The minimum depth asl refers to the height of the ice surface.

The ice shelf is approximately 722 m thick.


Access Constraints
These data are publicly available at the provided URL.


Use Constraints
This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=ASAC_116... when using these data.


Keywords
AMERY ICE SHELF
AMISOR
HOT WATER DRILL
TEMPERATURE


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Originating Center
Australian Antarctic Division


Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
Name: DATA OFFICER AADC
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia



Distribution
Distribution_Media: HTTP
Distribution_Size: 34 kb
Fees: free


Personnel
IAN ALLISON
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: ian.allison at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia


MIKE CRAVEN
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia


Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-06-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-03-20



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