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1. Blue Ice Tephra II - Brimstone Peak [NSIDC-0114_1]
This data set is the result of a study of volcanic ash and rock fragment (tephra) layers in exposed blue ice areas on Brimstone Peak (75.888S 158.55E) in East Antarctica. Tephra samples were collected ...


2. Blue Ice Tephra II - Mt. DeWitt [NSIDC-0115_1]
This data set is the result of a study of volcanic ash and rock fragment (tephra) layers in exposed blue ice areas on Mt. DeWitt, Antarctica (77.12 deg S, 159.51 deg E). Tephra samples were collected ...


3. Concentration and Isotopic Composition of O2 and N2 in Trapped Gases of the Vostok Ice Core [NSIDC-0107_1]
These data describe the d18O of O2, d15N of N2, d18Oatm, and O2/N2 ratios of trapped gases in the Vostok ice core from East Antarctica. The investigator used a mass spectrometer to measure gas concentrations ...


4. Surface Elevation and Ice Thickness, Western Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica [NSIDC-0119_1]
This data set provides surface elevation and ice thickness data for a portion of the Marie Byrd Land sector of West Antarctica, including the Ford Ranges, the Sulzberger Ice Shelf, much of the Edward ...


5. WAISCORES: Deep Ice Coring in West Antarctica [NSIDC-0120_1]
The WAISCORES project is part of the National Science Foundation Office of Polar Programs' West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) initiative, which is aimed at understanding the influence of the West Antarctic ...


6. Pine Island Glacier (Antarctica) velocities from Landsat7 images between 2001 and 2011 [pine_island_glacier_vel]
Velocities for the Pine Island Glacier are derived using correlation analysis, using the IMCORR software package (Scambos and others, 1992) modified as discussed in Warner and Roberts (2013), applied ...


7. 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 ...


8. 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 ...


9. Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, 2005-06 - AM04 drilling parameters data [ASAC_1164_AM04_Drilling]   PARENT DIF
AM04 borehole drilled January 2006. Data collected in series of files over a period of 4 days during production of borehole. Consult Readme file for detail of data files and formats.


10. Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, AM04 Seabird MicroCAT CTD moorings at three depths in ocean cavity beneath the shelf [ASAC_1164_AM04_MicroCAT]   PARENT DIF
AM04 borehole drilled January 2006. Data being collected at annual re-visits to site. Consult Readme file for detail of data files and formats. A word document providing further information is ...


11. Glaciology Logs From Mawson Station [mawson_glaciology_logs]
Logs and journals kept of activities carried out at Mawson station. All books archived at the Australian Antarctic Division.


12. 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 ...


13. 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 ...


14. 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.


15. 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 ...


16. The GLACIOCLIM Surface Antarctic Mass BAlance (SAMBA) project - Mass balance and meteorological data in Adelie Land and at Dome C [411_0_IPEV_FR]
This is the Antarctic component of the GLACIOCLIM observatory managed at the LGGE (Laboratoire de Glaciologie et de Géophysique de l'Environnement), to detect, monitor and understand climate and mass ...


17. 101.1 m long horizontal blue ice core collected from Scharffenbergbotnen, DML, Antarctica, in 2003/2004 [blue_ice_core_DML2004_AS]
Horizontal blue ice core collected from the surface of a blue ice area in Scharffenbergbotnen, Heimefrontfjella, DML. Samples were collected in austral summer 2003/2004 and transported ...


18. Airborne Geophysical Data acquired and reduced by The University of Texas Institute for Geophysics, 2000-2001. [SOAR2_UTIG]
This dataset consists of airborne geophysical data collected during 2000/01 by researchers at The University of Texas Institute for Geophysics. Meaurements were made using a laser altimeter, ...


19. 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 ...


20. Measurement of ice velocity and mass balance at Hurd Glacier [CNDAESPGEORADAR02ANT990963BAS16]
In English: This dataset contains information on the project DYNAMICS OF HURD GLACIER, which is aimed at the measurement of the mass balance (accumulation and ablation) in ...


21. Measurement of ice velocity and mass balance at Hurd Glacier - CNDA-ESP_RAD02ANT99-0963BAS016 [CNDA-ESP_RAD02ANT99-0963BAS016]
In English: This dataset contains information on the project DYNAMICS OF HURD GLACIER, which is aimed at the measurement of the mass balance (accumulation and ablation) in ...


22. Millennially averaged accumulation rates for the Lake Vostok region inferred from deep internal layers [Vostok_accum]
The depths of radar-detected internal layers can be used to infer the spatial variability of accumulation rates. Here we infer accumulation rates from three radar layers (26, 35 and 41ka old) in the ...


23. Modeled radar attenuation-rate profile at the Vostok 5G ice-core site [Vostok_atten]
The modeled radar attenuation-rate profile presented here shows the predicted contributions from pure ice and impurities to radar attenuation at the Vostok 5G ice-core site, as well as the total attenuation ...


24. Polar Waveform Data Reference Set from Seasat Altimeter Sensor Data Record [ADF_PDRS]
The PDRS (Polar Data Reference Set) is a subset of the Seasat Altimeter sensor data record (SDR) archive maintained at the ADF (Algorithm Development Facility), part of the EODC (Earth Observation ...


25. AFI 02/48_01 - Ice-rafted debris on the Antarctic continental margin and dynamics of the Antarctic Ice Sheet - Swath Bathymetry, EM120 and TOPAS data collected from the Weddell Sea and Marguerite Bay, Feb - March 2002 [GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00290]
Ice-rafted (Heinrich) layers in the North Atlantic provide clear evidence that basins of large Quaternary ice sheets have, in the past, exhibited major dynamic instabilities. The presence of large ...


26. AFI 02/48_02 - Ice-rafted debris on the Antarctic continental margin and dynamics of the Antarctic Ice Sheet - Vibro gravity cores, and sediments data collected from the Weddell Sea, Marguerite Bay, Feb - March 2002 [GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00289]
Ice-rafted (Heinrich) layers in the North Atlantic provide clear evidence that basins of large Quaternary ice sheets have, in the past, exhibited major dynamic instabilities. The presence of large ...


27. AFI 04/17_01 - Glacial-interglacial changes in the lost drainage basin on the West Antarctic Ice Sheet - EM120 Swath Bathymetry and TOPAS sub-bottom profiler data, Bellingshausen Sea, 2004 [GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00273]
The main aim of this project was to carry out the first systematic investigation of the former ice drainage basin in the southern Bellingshausen Sea, using sediment cores, swath bathymetry by means ...


28. AFI 04/17_02 - Glacial-interglacial changes in the lost drainage basin on the West Antarctic Ice Sheet - Sediment cores collected in the Bellingshausen Sea, 2004 [GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00272]
The main aim of this project was to carry out the first systematic investigation of the former ice drainage basin in the southern Bellingshausen Sea, using sediment cores, swath bathymetry by means ...


29. ANtarctic geological DRILLing (ANDRILL) drilling rig [ANDRILL_drilling_rig]
Development of a new capability for recovery of stratigraphic and rock samples from Antarctica. The ANDRILL (ANtarctic geological DRILLing) Program has a new drilling rig and system to ...


30. Antarctic Peninsula Long Term Environmental Monitoring and Surveying [GB-NERC-BAS-PDC-00526]
LTMS will build on and extend BAS's past collection of long-term time-series of key environmental variables. Examples include the ongoing collection of the temperature record which shows that the ...


31. GRADES-QWAD: Quaternary West Antarctic Deglaciations [GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00521]
Current predictions of sea level rise do not correctly quantify contributions from Antarctica. Some sectors of the Antarctic ice sheet are showing considerable rates of change; are these changes a ...


32. IPY-372 - Polarview information products [GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00360]
Polar View delivers a range of environmental information services for the polar regions derived primarily from satellite imagery and data. The project aims to coordinate delivery of these information ...


33. 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 ...


34. Targeting Glacial Retreat and Ice Stream Systems (TIGRIS) [GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00310]
Predicting the contribution of the Antarctic Ice Sheet to sea level rise is one of the biggest current challenges in glaciology. Through integrated fieldwork and modelling, TIGRIS is making a number ...


35. 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 ...


36. Cosmogenic Radionuclide in Ice Cores [Nishiizumi-OPP0126343]   PARENT DIF
This project is intended to provide a record of cosmogenic radionuclides, 10Be (half-life = 1.5 Myr) and 36Cl (0.30 Myr), concentrations in the Siple Dome ice cores. It is particularly instructive ...


37. Dynamics of Ice Streams: A Physical Statistical Approach [Cressie_0229292_Circa 1995 Dataset]
Ice streams are believed to play a major role in determining the response of their parent ice sheet to climate change, and in determining global sea level by serving as regulators ...


38. Moulton Gas Data [Sowers_0230021]
Data on the elemental and isotopic composition of O2, N2, Ar and CH4 are reported for three firn cores and two blu-ice cores from the Summit of Mt. Moulton. For the firn cores, we measured ...


39. 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 ...


40. 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 ...


41. Snow and ice layering and basal conditions of the East Antarctic ice sheet - Holmlund_SnowIceEastAnt [Holmlund_SnowIceEastAnt_1]
The aim of the radar studies was to map the snow land ice layering along the traverse route, and to map basal conditions by sub glacial lakes and at sites chosen for detailed morphological analyses. ...


42. Snow and ice layering and basal conditions of the East Antarctic ice sheet - SMHI_IPY_JASE01 [SMHI_IPY_JASE01_1]
The aim of the radar studies was to map the snow land ice layering along the traverse route, and to map basal conditions by sub glacial lakes and at sites chosen for detailed morphological analyses. ...


43. 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 ...


44. 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 ...


45. 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 ...


46. 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 ...


47. 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 ...


48. 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 ...


49. 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, ...


50. 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 ...


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