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Heard Island Glacier Fluctuations and Climatic Change - 2003/04 Fieldwork, Version 1

This data set contains data on the physical flow characteristics, mass balance, sub-glacial topography, and recent fluctuations of the Heard Island glacier. The data were collected for The Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC) project 2363, a continuation of ASAC project 1158. A full report of the data collected and the work completed are available for download with the data.

The data were collected by the Heard Island glaciology team during the 2003-04 Australian Antarctic Division expedition, as well as some data from the previous expedition in November 2000.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: -53.1, S: -53.3, E: 73.6, W: -73.45

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 16 December 2003 to 26 February 2004
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Glaciers
  • Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds
Sensor(s): Not specified
Data Format(s):
  • Microsoft Excel
  • PDF
  • JPEG
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Martin Truffer

Data Citation

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.

Truffer, M. 2013. Heard Island Glacier Fluctuations and Climatic Change - 2003/04 Fieldwork, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. [Date Accessed].
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