NSIDC-0473_1

Histories of Accumulation, Thickness, and WAIS Divide Location, Antarctica, Version 1

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  • Abstract
    This data set contains radar internal layer and ice sheet topography data for two sites in Antarctica, along with associated model results from two studies. This project used geophysical inverse theory and a 2.5 D flowband ice-flow forward model to extract robust transient accumulation patterns from multiple deeper layers. Histories of divide migration, or the movement of the ice sheet and ice-surface evolution are also provided. The data used to solve the inverse problem, and the model solutions are provided. Internal layers, modern ice-surface velocities, and modern ice-sheet geometry at Taylor Mouth are available, as well as the pattern of accumulation inferred by Waddington et al. (2007). Data are available via FTP in Matlab (.mat) format. Supporting information is available as text files (.rtf and .txt).
  • Purpose
    Scientific Research

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    Science Keywords
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Glaciers/Ice Sheets
    • Ablation Zones/Accumulation Zones
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Terrestrial Hydrosphere
    • Glaciers/Ice Sheets
    • Glaciers
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Glaciers/Ice Sheets
    • Glaciers
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Glaciers/Ice Sheets
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Terrestrial Hydrosphere
    • Glaciers/Ice Sheets
    • Ice Sheets
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Glaciers/Ice Sheets
    • Ice Sheets
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  • CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE

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    GPS
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    Coverage Type Zone Identifier Geometry Granule Representation
    HORIZONTAL CARTESIAN GEODETIC
Location Keywords
    • Continent
    • Antarctica
    • Geographic Region
    • Polar

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  • Edwin
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    Edwin Waddington

    Box 351310
    Seattle, Washington 98195-1310
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    Seattle, Washington 98195-1310

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  • Michelle
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    Michelle Koutnik

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  • Edwin
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    Edwin Waddington

    Box 351310
    Seattle, Washington 98195-1310
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    University of Colorado
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    • Histories of Accumulation, Thickness, and WAIS Divide Location, Antarctica, Version 1
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      Published by: National Snow and Ice Data Center