Continuous GPS (static) Data from the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica

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eng; usa

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Hierarchy Level Name:

Continuous GPS (static) Data from the Ross Ice Shelf, 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:

2014-11-28

Metadata Standard Name:

ISO 19115 Geographic Information - Metadata First Edition

Metadata Standard Version:

ISO 19115:2003

Dataset URI:

http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0347.html

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Data Identification Information:

Citation:

Citation Information:

Title: Continuous GPS (static) Data from the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica
Date:
Date: 2008
Date Type:
Value: publication
CodeList: CI_DateTypeCode
Edition Date: 2008-10-01
Identifier: NSIDC-0347
Identifier: http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N57W694M
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
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Abstract:

In October 2005, three geodetic GPS receivers were deployed on the Ross Ice Shelf near the ice front to observe short-term fluctuations in ice-shelf velocity associated with tidal forcing and other phenomena. Two stations were placed on either side of a large rift that is expected to eventually create the next iceberg to calve from the Ross Ice Shelf (called "Nascent Iceberg"). One station was established at a location near station R13, occupied in 1979 during the RIGGS project (Thomas et al., 1984), to determine if the near-ice-front part of the Ross Ice Shelf has significantly changed its long-term flow since the late 1970s.

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.

Douglas MacAyeal. 2008. Continuous GPS (static) Data from the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N57W694M.

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Point of Contact:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Douglas R. MacAyeal
Organization Name: University of Chicago
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 773 752-6078 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: Department of Geophysical Sciences
City: Chicago
Administrative Area: IL
Postal Code: 60637
Country: USA
Email: drm7@uchicago.edu

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
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Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Kelly Brunt
Organization Name: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Contact:

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: Cryospheric Sciences Branch, Code 614.1
City: Greenbelt
Administrative Area: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
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Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Matthew King
Organization Name: University of Newcastle
Contact:

Contact Address:

City: Newcastle upon Tyne
Postal Code: NE1 7RU
Country: UK

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

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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:

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Descriptive Keywords:

Keywords

Keyword: Continent > Antarctica
Keyword: Ocean > Southern Ocean > Ross Sea
Keyword Type:
Value: place
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Keyword Thesaurus:

Citation Information:

Title: NASA / GCMD Location Keywords
Date:
Date: 2008-02-05
Date Type:
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Keywords

Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Glaciers/Ice Sheets
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Ablation Zones/Accumulation Zones
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Glacier Motion/Ice Sheet Motion
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Glacier Topography/Ice Sheet Topography
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Icebergs
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Ice Sheets
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Sea Ice > Icebergs
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Snow/Ice
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Snow/Ice > Ice Motion
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Snow/Ice > Ice Velocity
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Sea Ice > Icebergs
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Snow/Ice
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Snow/Ice > Ice Motion
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Snow/Ice > Ice Velocity
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Date:
Date: 2008-02-05
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Keywords

Keyword Type:
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Keyword Thesaurus:

Citation Information:

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

Keyword: Antarctic
Keyword: Antarctica
Keyword: Antarctic Ice Sheet
Keyword: Elevation
Keyword: GPS
Keyword: GPS data
Keyword: Iceberg
Keyword: Ice Sheet Elevation
Keyword: Ice Surface Elevation
Keyword: Ice Velocity
Keyword: Latitude
Keyword: Ross Ice Shelf
Keyword: Surface Elevation
Keyword: Velocity Measurements
Keyword Type:
Value: theme
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eng; usa

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Topic Category:

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Extent Information:

Spatial Temporal Extent:

Geographic Element:

Bounding Coordinates:

 

Westbound Longitude: -178
Eastbound Longitude: -178
Southbound Latitude: -78
Northbound Latitude: -78

Temporal Element:

Time Period:

Begin Position: 20051029
End Position: 20051121

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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: ASCII Text (.txt)
Specification: FTP 80 MB

Digital Transfer Options:

Online Transfer Options:

Online Resources:

Linkage: ftp://sidads.colorado.edu/pub/DATASETS/AGDC/macayeal_nsidc_0347/
Description: Data Access URL
Function:

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Linkage: http://nsidc.org/data/docs/agdc/nsidc0347_macayeal/index.html
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Offline Transfer Options:

Offline Resources:

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Value: onLine
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Density: 80
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: GPS > Global Positioning System Satellites
Description: satellite
Instrument: N/A

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