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Radar Studies of Internal Stratigraphy and Bed Topography along the US ITASE-II Traverse, Version 1

This data set contains ice penetrating radar data from the US-International Trans-Antarctic Science Expedition (ITASE) Traverse, from Taylor Dome to South Pole recorded by the St. Olaf College deep radar system. Parameters include latitude, longitude, distance along profile (m), ice thickness pick (m), surface elevation (m), and bed echo power (relative units) from the approximately 1800 km traverse recorded during the 2006-2007 and 2007-2008 Antarctic field seasons (austral summer). The traverse has been broken into three segments, which are shown on three maps provided with the data. A sample radar profile covering approximately 120 km of the traverse near Titan Dome is also provided.

Data are available via FTP as ASCII text files (.txt). Profile location maps and sample profile sections are available as Joint Photographic Experts Group (.jpg) image files.

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Temporal Coverage:
  • 2006-11-01 to 2008-02-01
Temporal Resolution:
Not specified
Sensor(s): RADAR
Spatial Coverage:
  • N: -78, S: -90, E: 160, W: 130

Spatial Resolution:
Not Specified
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Glaciers
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Glacier Thickness/Ice Sheet Thickness
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Glacier Topography/Ice Sheet Topography
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Ice Sheets
  • Radar
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text (.txt)
Data Contributor(s): Robert Jacobel

We kindly request that you cite the use of this data set in a publication using the following citation. For more information, see Use and Copyright.

Jacobel, R. 2010. Radar Studies of Internal Stratigraphy and Bed Topography along the US ITASE-II Traverse, Version 1. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

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