Subglacial water flow paths under Thwaites Glacier, West Antarctica
This data set contains subglacial water flow paths beneath Thwaites Glacier, West Antarctica, interpreted from ice thickness and bed elevation measurements collected between 7 December 2004 and 31 January 2005 by the Airborne Geophysical Survey of the Amundsen Embayment (AGASEA) expedition. Data consist of an ASCII text file with geographical coordinates, hydraulic head, and bed and surface elevations, and a corresponding .pdf map.
Data are available via FTP.
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.
Carter, S. P., D. A. Young, and D. D. Blankenship. 2012. Subglacial water flow paths under Thwaites Glacier, West Antarctica. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N5RJ4GC8.
Sample Flow Paths Map
Image: Carter, S. P. et. al., 2012
Water flow paths beneath Thwaites Glacier (Carter et al., 2012)
Map of water flow paths beneath Thwaites Glacier, West Antarctica (Carter et al., 2012).