Ice Velocity Data from Ice Stream C, West Antarctica

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eng; usa

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Hierarchy Level:

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Hierarchy Level Name:

Ice Velocity Data from Ice Stream C, West Antarctica

Contact:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: CIRES, 449 UCB
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

Contact Role:

Value: pointOfContact
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Date Stamp:

2014-10-26

Metadata Standard Name:

ISO 19115 Geographic Information - Metadata First Edition

Metadata Standard Version:

ISO 19115:2003

Dataset URI:

http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0106.html

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Data Identification Information:

Citation:

Citation Information:

Title: Ice Velocity Data from Ice Stream C, West Antarctica
Date:
Date: 2001
Date Type:
Value: publication
CodeList: CI_DateTypeCode
Edition Date: 2001-12-01
Identifier: NSIDC-0106
Identifier: http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N5CZ3539
Cited Responsible Party:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

Contact Role:

Value: custodian
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: AGDC User Services
Organization Name: Antarctic Glaciological Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org/agdc/

Contact Role:

Value: custodian
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Abstract:

Ice velocity data from ice stream C, including the body of the ice stream and its area of onset, are available. The investigator calculated velocities from precise ice displacement measurements made with a geodetic-quality Global Positioning System (GPS). These ice displacement measurements accompanied seismic experiments aimed at understanding controls on the flow of ice streams in west Antarctica. An understanding of ice stream flow is essential to predicting the response of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet to future climate change. Data are available in ASCII format via ftp.

Purpose:

Scientific Research

Credit:

The following example shows how to cite the use of this data set in a publication. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Sridhar Anandakrishnan. 2001. Ice Velocity Data from Ice Stream C, West Antarctica. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N5CZ3539.

Status:

Value: complete
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Point of Contact:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Sridhar Anandakrishnan
Organization Name: Pennsylvania State University
Contact:

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: 442 Deike Building
City: University Park
Administrative Area: PA
Postal Code: 16802
Country: USA

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: CIRES, 449 UCB
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Role:

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Contact:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: CIRES, 449 UCB
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

Contact Role:

Value: pointOfContact
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Browse Graphic:

Image File: http://nsidc.org/data/docs/agdc/nsidc0106_anandakrishnan/images/nsidc0106_locator.jpg
File Description: Sample Location Map

Descriptive Keywords:

Keywords

Keyword: Continent > Antarctica
Keyword Type:
Value: place
CodeList: MD_KeywordTypeCode
Keyword Thesaurus:

Citation Information:

Title: NASA / GCMD Location Keywords
Date:
Date: 2008-02-05
Date Type:
Value: revision
CodeList: CI_DateTypeCode

Keywords

Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Glacier Motion/Ice Sheet Motion
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Ice Sheets > Ice Stream
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Snow/Ice > Ice Motion
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Snow/Ice > Ice Velocity
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Glacier Motion/Ice Sheet Motion
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Ice Sheets > Ice Stream
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Snow/Ice > Ice Motion
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Snow/Ice > Ice Velocity
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Keyword Thesaurus:

Citation Information:

Title: NASA / GCMD Science Keywords
Date:
Date: 2008-02-05
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Keywords

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Keyword Thesaurus:

Citation Information:

Title: None
Date:
Date: 2008-01-24
Date Type:
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Keywords

Keyword: AGDC
Keyword: Antarctica
Keyword: Glaciology
Keyword: Global Positioning Systems
Keyword: GPS
Keyword: ice sheets
Keyword: Ice Stream C Velocities
Keyword: ICE STREAMS
Keyword: ice velocities
Keyword: NSIDC
Keyword: NSIDC-0106
Keyword: Velocity Measurements
Keyword: WAIS
Keyword: West Antarctic Ice Sheet
Keyword Type:
Value: theme
CodeList: MD_KeywordTypeCode

Dataset Constraints:

Legal Constraints:

Access Constraints:

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Use Constraints:

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Other Constraints:

Access Constraints : none

Use Constraints : none

Language:

eng; usa

Character Set:

Value: UTF8
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Extent Information:

Spatial Temporal Extent:

Geographic Element:

Bounding Coordinates:

 

Westbound Longitude: -152.598
Eastbound Longitude: -120.018
Southbound Latitude: -82.8113
Northbound Latitude: -81.8039

Temporal Element:

Time Period:

Begin Position: 19951101
End Position: 19960131

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Distribution Information:

Distributor Information:

Distributor Contact:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

Contact Role:

Value: custodian
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: AGDC User Services
Organization Name: Antarctic Glaciological Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org/agdc/

Contact Role:

Value: custodian
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Distribution Format(s):

Data File Format:

Name: Microsoft Excel
Specification: FTP 15 KB

Data File Format:

Name: Microsoft Excel
Specification: FTP 17 KB

Data File Format:

Name: ASCII Text (.txt)
Specification: FTP 3 KB

Data File Format:

Name: ASCII Text (.txt)
Specification: FTP 2 KB

Digital Transfer Options:

Online Transfer Options:

Online Resources:

Linkage: ftp://sidads.colorado.edu/pub/DATASETS/AGDC/anandakrishnan_nsidc_0106/
Description: Data Access URL
Function:

Value: download
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Linkage: http://nsidc.org/data/docs/agdc/nsidc0106_anandakrishnan/index.html
Description: Documentation URL
Function:

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Offline Transfer Options:

Offline Resources:

Name:

Value: onLine
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Density: 15
Density Units: B
Medium Name: FTP

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Data Acquisition Information:

Instrument Information:

Instrument:

Name: GPS > Global Positioning System
Type: sensor

Instrument:

Name: GPS RECEIVERS
Type: sensor

Platform Information:

Platform:

Name: GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
Description: satellite
Instrument: N/A

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Metadata Views

ISO Text-Only

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in plain text

ISO XML

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in Extensible Markup Language (XML)

DIF HTML

NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Directory Interchange Format (DIF)

FGDC HTML

U.S. Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (CSDGM)