Antarctic Iceberg Distribution Data (1986-1994-)
Data set information
| Query EDMED |
|Data holding centre||Scott Polar Research Institute|
|Time period||From July to September 1986; from October to November 1989; from April to May 1992; from September to October 1994|
South Atlantic (1986); Weddell Sea (1989); North West Weddell Sea (1992); Amundsen and Ross Seas (1994)
Ice motion and related parameters; Snow and ice mass, thickness and extent
Radar altimeters; snow and ice samplers
The data set comprises measurements of icebergs using ship radar to determine size distribution. Some height measurements were made to infer total iceberg depth and to calculate volume distribution.
|Originators||Scott Polar Research Institute|
Wadhams, P. and Crane, D.R. (1991) SPRI participation in the Winter Weddell Gyre Study 1989., Polar Record, 27, 29-38.; Wadhams, P. (1988) Winter observations of iceberg frequencies and sizes in the south Atlantic Ocean., J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 93, No. C10, 3583- 3590.
|Data web site||http://www.spri.cam.ac.uk/|
|Organisation||Scott Polar Research Institute|
Scott Polar Research Institute
|Telephone||+44 1223 336540|
|Collating centre||British Oceanographic Data Centre|