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Prepared by: Nancy Bertler
email:nancy.bertler@vuw.ac.nz

snowy landscape

Baldwin Valley Glacier
Location: S 7719', E 16232'
Altitude: 1150m asl
Distance from the coast: 26km

Samples and data obtained:

1999/2000 Recovery of 36m firn core, snow stratigraphy, dust collection, borehole temperature, mass balance (coffee can) measurement, meteorological observations
2000/2001 Sampling of 4m snow profile (1cm resolution), snow stratigraphy, density and temperature profile, mass balance (coffee can) measurements, meteorological observations, radiation and snow temperature flux, diatom and dust traps
wilson piedmont glacier

Wilson Piedmont Glacier
Location: S 7716', E 16315'
Altitude: 400m asl
Distance from the coast: 8km


Samples and data obtained:

2000/2001 Recovery of 23m firn core, sampling of 3m snow profile (1cm resolution), snow stratigraphy, density and temperature profile, diatom and dust traps, GPS survey of surface topography

shoveling image

Polar Plateau near Shapeless Mountain
Location: S 7721', E 15952'
Altitude: 2400m asl
Distance from the coast: 80km

Samples and data obtained:

2001/2002 Sampling of 3m snow profile (1cm resolution), snow stratigraphy, density and temperature profile, meteorological observations
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