Entry_ID: NSIDC-0524
Entry_Title: Thwaites International Polar Year (IPY) Geophysics, Antarctica
Group: Data_Set_Citation
   Dataset_Creator: Anandakrishnan, Sridhar
   Dataset_Title: Thwaites International Polar Year (IPY) Geophysics, Antarctica
   Dataset_Release_Date: 2012-12-03
   Dataset_Release_Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
   Dataset_Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
   Online_Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0524.html
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Group: Personnel
   Role: Investigator
   First_Name: Sridhar
   Last_Name: Anandakrishnan
   Group: Contact_Address
      Address: Pennsylvania State University
      Address: Department of Geosciences
      Address: 442 Deike Building
      City: University Park
      Province_or_State: PA
      Postal_Code: 16802
      Country: USA
   End_Group
End_Group
Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Cryosphere
   Term: Glaciers/Ice Sheets
   Variable_Level_1: Glacier Thickness/Ice Sheet Thickness
   Detailed_Variable: Ice Thickness
End_Group
Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Cryosphere
   Term: Glaciers/Ice Sheets
   Variable_Level_1: Glacier Thickness/Ice Sheet Thickness
End_Group
Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Cryosphere
   Term: Snow/Ice
   Variable_Level_1: Ice Depth/Thickness
   Detailed_Variable: Ice Thickness
End_Group
Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Cryosphere
   Term: Snow/Ice
   Variable_Level_1: Ice Depth/Thickness
End_Group
Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Terrestrial Hydrosphere
   Term: Glaciers/Ice Sheets
   Variable_Level_1: Glacier Thickness/Ice Sheet Thickness
   Detailed_Variable: Ice Thickness
End_Group
Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Terrestrial Hydrosphere
   Term: Glaciers/Ice Sheets
   Variable_Level_1: Glacier Thickness/Ice Sheet Thickness
End_Group
Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Terrestrial Hydrosphere
   Term: Snow/Ice
   Variable_Level_1: Ice Depth/Thickness
   Detailed_Variable: Ice Thickness
End_Group
ISO_Topic_Category: Climatology/Meteorology/Atmosphere
Keyword: SEISMIC EVENTS
Keyword: SEISMIC REFLECTION
Keyword: SEISMIC REFLECTION DATA
Keyword: SEISMIC REFLECTION PROFILES
Keyword: SEISMIC REFLECTION SURVEYS
Sensor_Name: GPS > Global Positioning System
Sensor_Name: RADAR > Radio Detection and Ranging
Sensor_Name: SEISMIC REFLECTION PROFILERS
Source_Name: FIELD INVESTIGATION
Source_Name: FIELD SURVEYS
Group: Temporal_Coverage
   Start_Date: 2007-12-29
   Stop_Date: 2009-02-06
End_Group
Data_Set_Progress: complete
Group: Spatial_Coverage
   Southernmost_Latitude: -74
   Northernmost_Latitude: -74
   Westernmost_Longitude: -110
   Easternmost_Longitude: -110
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Group: Location
   Location_Category: CONTINENT
   Location_Type: ANTARCTICA
End_Group
Group: Location
   Location_Category: GEOGRAPHIC REGION
   Location_Type: POLAR
End_Group
Project: IPY > INTERNATIONAL POLAR YEAR
Data_Set_Language: English
Originating_Center: PENNSTATE/EMS/GEOSCI
Group: Data_Center
   Data_Center_Name: IRIS > Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology
   Data_Center_URL: http://www.iris.edu/
   Group: Personnel
      Role: Data Center Contact
      First_Name: Tim
      Middle_Name: K.
      Last_Name: Ahern
      Email: tim@iris.edu
      Phone: 1 206 547-0393 
      Fax: 1 206  547-1093 
      Group: Contact_Address
         Address: IRIS DMC
         Address: 1408 NE 45th Street Suite 201
         City: Seattle
         Province_or_State: WA
         Postal_Code: 98105
         Country: USA
      End_Group
   End_Group
End_Group
Group: Data_Center
   Data_Center_Name: AGDC > Antarctic Glaciological Data Center
   Data_Center_URL: http://nsidc.org/agdc/
   Group: Personnel
      Role: Data Center Contact
      First_Name: AGDC
      Last_Name: User Services
      Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
      Phone: 1 303 492-6199 x
      Fax: 1 303  492-2468 x
      Group: Contact_Address
         Address: National Snow and Ice Data Center
         Address: CIRES, 449 UCB
         Address: University of Colorado
         City: Boulder
         Province_or_State: CO
         Postal_Code: 80309-0449
         Country: USA
      End_Group
   End_Group
End_Group
Group: Reference

   HJ Horgan, R Walker, S Anandakrishnan, RB Alley. 'Surface Elevation Changes at 
   the Front of the Ross Ice Shelf; Implications for Basal Melting,' J. Geophys. 
   Res, v.116, 2011, p. c02005.

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Group: Summary

   This data set presents ice sheet history and dynamics on the Thwaites Glacier 
   and Pine Island Glacier in the Amundsen Sea sector of the West Antarctic Ice 
   Sheet.

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IDN_Node: AMD/US
Metadata_Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata_Version: 9.7
DIF_Creation_Date: 2012-12-03
Last_DIF_Revision_Date: 2013-11-18
DIF_Revision_History:  Fixed brokered URL for search.