This data set contains firn physical properties measured in two meter snow pits and from deeper, 12- to 30-meter firn cores. The physical properties measured in the snow pits include density, permeability and microstructure (grain size and pore size). The physical properties measured on firn cores include density, permeability, diffusivity and microstructure. Data are available in Microsoft Excel format and ADOBE PDF and are available via FTP.
Snow and Firn Permeability: Characteristics of Snow Megadunes and their Potential Effects on Ice Core Interpretation, Version 1
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|Data Contributor(s):||Mary Albert, Zoe Courville, Mac Cathles|
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As a condition of using these data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.Albert, M. R., Z. Courville, and M. Cathles. 2007. Snow and Firn Permeability: Characteristics of Snow Megadunes and their Potential Effects on Ice Core Interpretation, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N5639MPD. [Date Accessed].