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Surface Velocities of Taylor Glacier, Antarctica

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Entry ID

NSIDC-0324

Summary

This data set contains surface velocities of Taylor Glacier, Antarctica, for the year 2003. Measurement period was approximately 12 months. There are approximately 250 locations in this data set. The data set includes a location name, the easting and northing coordinates (UTM), the elevation, the velocity magnitude, the east component of velocity, the north component of velocity, and the vertical component of velocity. Data are available in comma-delimited ASCII text format and are available via FTP.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: -77.83333°     S: -78°     E: 163°     W: 160°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Cuffey, Kurt
Dataset Title: Surface Velocities of Taylor Glacier, Antarctica
Dataset Release Date: 2007-12-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0324.html
Dataset DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N5RV0KM7

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 2002-01-30
Stop Date: 2003-01-30

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT ANTARCTICA

Science Keywords

  • Cryosphere Glaciers/Ice Sheets
  • Cryosphere Glaciers/Ice Sheets Ablation Zones/Accumulation Zones
  • Cryosphere Glaciers/Ice Sheets Glacier Elevation/Ice Sheet Elevation
  • Cryosphere Glaciers/Ice Sheets Glacier Motion/Ice Sheet Motion
  • Cryosphere Glaciers/Ice Sheets Glaciers
  • Cryosphere Snow/Ice
  • Cryosphere Snow/Ice Ice Motion
  • Cryosphere Snow/Ice Ice Velocity
  • Terrestrial Hydrosphere Snow/Ice
  • Terrestrial Hydrosphere Snow/Ice Ice Motion
  • Terrestrial Hydrosphere Snow/Ice Ice Velocity

Ancillary Keywords

  • Elevation
  • GPS
  • GPS data
  • Ice Sheet Elevation
  • Ice Surface Elevation
  • Ice Velocity
  • Surface Elevation
  • Velocity Measurements

ISO Topic Category (View Definitions)

  • Climatology/Meteorology/Atmosphere

Platform

  • GPS Global Positioning System Satellites

Instrument

  • GPS Global Positioning System
  • GPS RECEIVERS

Data Set Progress

complete

Originating Center

AGDC

Data Center

National Snow and Ice Data Center
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

Data Center Personnel

Name: NSIDC User Services
Phone: 1 303 492-6199
Fax: 1 303 492-2468
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
Contact Address:

  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Antarctic Glaciological Data Center
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/agdc/

Data Center Personnel

Name: AGDC User Services
Phone: 1 303 492-6199 x
Fax: 1 303 492-2468 x
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
Contact Address:

  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Distribution

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 18 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)

Personnel

Kurt M. Cuffey
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 1 510 643-1641
Fax: 1 510 642-3370
Email: kcuffey@socrates.berkeley.edu
Contact Address:

  • Department of Geography
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • 507 McCone Hall

City: Berkeley
Province or State: California
Postal Code: 94720
Country: USA

Andrew Bliss
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:

  • University of California Berkeley
  • Department of Geography
  • 507 McCone Hall

City: Berkeley
Province or State: California
Postal Code: 94720-4740
Country: USA

Jeffrey Kavanaugh
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:

  • University of Alberta
  • Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
  • 1-26 Earth Sciences Building

City: Edmonton
Province or State: Alberta
Postal Code: Canada
Country: T6G 2E1

Sarah Aciego
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:

  • Institute Isotopengeologie/Mineraology Rohstoffe
  • ETH Zürich
  • NW C 83 1 Clausiusstrasse

City: Zürich
Postal Code: 25 8092
Country: Switzerland

NSIDC User Services
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 1 303 492-6199 x
Fax: 1 303 492-2468 x
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
Contact Address:

  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Related URL

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AGDC Web site

VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
Antarctic Glaciological Data Center Web site

Reference

Aciego, Sarah, Kurt M. Cuffey, Jeffrey L. Kavanaugh, D.L. Morse, and J.P. Severinghaus, 2007. Pleistocene Ice and Paleo-strain Rates at Taylor Glacier, Antarctica. Quaternary Research 68, 303-313.

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2007-12-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-10-07

Metadata Views

DIF Text-Only

Directory Interchange Format (DIF) in plain text

DIF XML

Directory Interchange Format (DIF) in Extensible Markup Language (XML)

FGDC HTML

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

ISO HTML

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 19115:2003 Geographic Information Metadata

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