Data Set ID:

Ice Fabric Characteristics: Siple Dome, A Core, Version 1

This data set contains measurements of the orientation and deformation of the crystal c-axes (fabric) of ice core samples collected from the Siple Dome Ice Core A, Antarctica (81°S, 148°W) between 22.764 m and 992.385 m in depth. The instrument used for the measurements consists of a fiber-optic white light source, one fixed black-and-white video camera, and four rotation stages. The data are in ASCII tab-delimited text format and are available via FTP.

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Temporal Coverage:
Not specified
Temporal Resolution:
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Sensor(s): Not specified
Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 81, S: 81, E: 148, W: 148

Spatial Resolution:
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  • Ice Core Records
  • Snow/Ice > > Ice Fabric
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text (.txt)
Data Contributor(s): Larry Wilen

We kindly request that you cite the use of this data set in a publication using the following citation. For more information, see Use and Copyright.

Wilen, L. 2005. Ice Fabric Characteristics: Siple Dome, A Core, Version 1. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

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