NSIDC-0254_1

US International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition 400 MHz Subsurface Radar Profiles, Version 1

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  • Abstract
    This data set includes subsurface radar profiles that were recorded between core sites during the November-December seasons for 1999-2002. Data were collected using an ice-penetrating radar to survey the ice sheet. Ice thickness data are available for a portion of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. This study is part of the U.S. participation in the International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition (US ITASE). Elevation data are available in Excel and Microsoft Access database format via FTP. Radar data in SEGY format are available by special request on DVD by contacting NSIDC User Services.
  • Purpose
    Scientific Research

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    Quality
    Collection Progress

    Complete

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    Science Keywords
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Glaciers/Ice Sheets
    • Glacier Elevation/Ice Sheet Elevation
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Terrestrial Hydrosphere
    • Glaciers/Ice Sheets
    • Glacier Elevation/Ice Sheet Elevation
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Glaciers/Ice Sheets
    • Ice Sheets
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Spectral/Engineering
    • Radar
    • Radar Cross-section
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ISO Topic Categories
  • ELEVATION

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Platforms
  • In Situ Land-based Platforms
    GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
    Instruments
    • RADAR
    • RADAR ECHO SOUNDERS

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    Coverage Type Zone Identifier Geometry Granule Representation
    HORIZONTAL CARTESIAN GEODETIC
Location Keywords
    • Continent
    • Antarctica

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  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
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    National Snow and Ice Data Center
    CIRES, 449 UCB
    University of Colorado
    Boulder, CO 80309-0449

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    CIRES, 449 UCB
    University of Colorado
    Boulder, CO 80309-0449

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    • 1 303 492 2468
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    Steven Arcone

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    Steven Arcone

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    • US International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition 400 MHz Subsurface Radar Profiles, Version 1
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      Published by: National Snow and Ice Data Center