Thwaites International Polar Year (IPY) Geophysics, Antarctica

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Identification Information:

Dataset Identifier:

NSIDC-0524

Citation:

Citation Information:

Originator: Anandakrishnan, Sridhar
Publication Date: 20121203
Title: Thwaites International Polar Year (IPY) Geophysics, Antarctica
Publication Information:
Publication Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Linkage: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0524.html

Description:

Abstract:

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.

Purpose: scientific research

Time Period of Content:

Time Period Information:

Range of Dates/Times:

Beginning Date: 20071229
Ending Date: 20090206

Currentness Reference: publication date

Status:

Progress: Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency: Unknown

Spatial Domain:

Bounding Coordinates:

 

West Bounding Coordinate: -110°
East Bounding Coordinate: -110°
North Bounding Coordinate: -74°
South Bounding Coordinate: -74°

Keywords:

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Cryosphere Glaciers/Ice Sheets Glacier Thickness/Ice Sheet Thickness Ice Thickness
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Cryosphere Glaciers/Ice Sheets Glacier Thickness/Ice Sheet Thickness
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Cryosphere Snow/Ice Ice Depth/Thickness Ice Thickness
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Cryosphere Snow/Ice Ice Depth/Thickness
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Terrestrial Hydrosphere Glaciers/Ice Sheets Glacier Thickness/Ice Sheet Thickness Ice Thickness
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Terrestrial Hydrosphere Glaciers/Ice Sheets Glacier Thickness/Ice Sheet Thickness
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Terrestrial Hydrosphere Snow/Ice Ice Depth/Thickness Ice Thickness

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Project Keywords
Theme Keyword: IPY INTERNATIONAL POLAR YEAR

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
Theme Keyword: GPS Global Positioning System
Theme Keyword: RADAR Radio Detection and Ranging
Theme Keyword: SEISMIC REFLECTION PROFILERS

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
Theme Keyword: FIELD INVESTIGATION
Theme Keyword: FIELD SURVEYS

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Categories
Theme Keyword: climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: None
Theme Keyword: SEISMIC EVENTS
Theme Keyword: SEISMIC REFLECTION
Theme Keyword: SEISMIC REFLECTION DATA
Theme Keyword: SEISMIC REFLECTION PROFILES
Theme Keyword: SEISMIC REFLECTION SURVEYS

Place:

Place Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
Place Keyword: Continent Antarctica
Place Keyword: Geographic Region Polar

Access Constraints:

None

Use Constraints:

None

Point of Contact:

Contact Information:

Contact Person Primary:

Contact Person: Sridhar Anandakrishnan
Contact Organization: Pennsylvania State University, Department of Geosciences

Contact Address:

Address Type: mailing
Address:
  • 442 Deike Building
City: University Park
State or Province: PA
Postal Code: 16802
Country: USA

Contact Voice Telephone: Unknown

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Distribution Information:

Distributor:

Contact Information:

Contact Organization Primary:

Contact Organization: Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology
Contact Person: Tim K. Ahern

Contact Address:

Address Type: mailing
Address:
  • IRIS DMC
  • 1408 NE 45th Street Suite 201
City: Seattle
State or Province: WA
Postal Code: 98105
Country: USA

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 206 547-0393
Contact Facsimile Telephone: 1 206 547-1093
Contact Electronic Mail Address: tim@iris.edu

Resource Description:

NSIDC-0524

Distribution Liability:

NSIDC cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NSIDC makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.

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Metadata Reference Information:

Metadata Date:

20131118

Metadata Review Date:

20131118

Metadata Contact:

Contact Information:

Contact Person Primary:

Contact Person: Tim K. Ahern
Contact Organization: Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology

Contact Address:

Address Type: mailing
Address:
  • IRIS DMC
  • 1408 NE 45th Street Suite 201
City: Seattle
State or Province: WA
Postal Code: 98105
Country: USA

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 206 547-0393
Contact Facsimile Telephone: 1 206 547-1093
Contact Electronic Mail Address: tim@iris.edu

Metadata Standard Name:

FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata: Extensions for Remote Sensing Metadata

Metadata Standard Version:

FGDC-STD-012-2002

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Metadata Views

FGDC Text-Only

Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) in plain text

FGDC XML

Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) in Extensible Markup Language (XML)

DIF HTML

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

ISO HTML

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