The NSIDC Web site and data services are currently having intermittent problems and may be unavailable. We are working to restore these services as soon as possible and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Please contact NSIDC User Services for assistance.
|Home | 10 meter Temperatures | Drill Hole Temperatures | Shallow Firn Temperatures | Documentation | User Services|
Map: Thomas et al., p. 23
Station Information: Thomas et al., p. 43-47. Latitude and Longitude reported in decimal degrees. Elevation and depth reported in meters. Dates are accurate to + or - 1 month.
Temperature and Depth: Thomas et al., p. 43-47. Temperature reported in Celsius, depth is in meters. Temperatures measured at the bottom of 10 m holes, using a glass-bead thermistor and a D.C. Wheatstone's Bridge. Thermistors usually remained in the hole for at least one hour, often several hours. (Thomas et al., p. 33)
Accumulation: Thomas et al., p 43-47. Accumulation reported in cm of water equivelent.
* Flag: Represents how temperature was derived. For RIGGS survey values reported as (S) represent a single point measurement.
Thomas, R.H., D.R. MacAyeal, D.H. Eilers, and D.R. Gaylord, 1984. Glaciological Studies on the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica, 1972-1978. The Ross Ice Shelf: Glaciology and Geophysics Antarctic Research Series, vol. 42, Paper 2, 21-53, AGU.