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Synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) processed airborne radio-echo sounding data from the Institute and Moller ice streams, West Antarctica, 2010-11

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Neil Ross

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Abstract

SAR-processed two-dimensional radargram data in SEG-Y format acquired from the Institute and Moller ice streams, West Antarctica between mid-December 2010 and mid-January 2011. Data were collected using the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Polarimetric radar Airborne Science Instrument (PASIN) radar, operated at a centre frequency of 150 MHz, and installed on the BAS Twin Otter aircraft "Bravo Lima". In total, ~25,000km of aerogeophysical data were collected, with coverage extending from the ice stream grounding zone to the ice divide. A high-resolution grid, with a line-spacing of 7.5 x 25 km, was acquired over the central parts of the ice stream catchments. Data were acquired during twenty-eight survey flights (sixteen flown from remote field camp C110, ten from Patriot Hills and two "transit" flights). Funding for this data acquisition was provided by the UK NERC AFI grant NE/G013071/1.


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Author(s): Siegert M, Jeofry H, Corr H, Ross N, Jordan T, Ferraccioli F, Bingham R, Le Brocq A, Rippin D, Robinson C

Publication type: Research Dataset/Database

Publication status: Published

Year: 2017

Size: 16.2GB

Print publication date: 16/06/2017

Online publication date: 16/06/2017

Acceptance date: 16/06/2017

Number/Code: GB/NERC/BAS/PDC/00937

Publisher: Polar Data Centre, Natural Environment Research Council, UK

Place Published: Cambridge

URL: https://doi.org/10.5285/8a975b9e-f18c-4c51-9bdb-b00b82da52b8

DOI: 10.5285/8a975b9e-f18c-4c51-9bdb-b00b82da52b8

Notes: The 2D radargrams are in SEG-Y format with a total size of 16.2GB.


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