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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Geographic Coverage

Data Set Tabs

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 81, S: 81, E: 148, W: 148

Spatial Resolution:
Not Specified
Temporal Coverage Not specified
Temporal Resolution:
Not specified
  • Ice Core Records
  • Snow/Ice > Ice Fabric
Sensor(s): Not specified
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text (.txt)
Data Contributor(s): Larry Wilen

Data Citation

As a condition of using this data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

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. [Date Accessed].

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