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Seismic bathymetry data, Antarctic Peninsula, Larsen C Ice Shelf, 2016
GB/NERC/BAS/PDC/01250

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Abstract:
In 2016, a series of ice shelf cavity bathymetry point measurements were
made across Larsen C Ice Shelf, West Antarctica. The sites were selected
to address deficiencies in the coverage provided by existing data sets. A
hammer and plate seismic source was used. Seismic reflection data were
recorded on 24 receivers at 10 m interval and 30 m offset. Sea bed
reflections are observed at all sites. Surface elevation measurements are
provided to allow estimation of ice thickness when an ice base reflection is
not visible.

Funded as part of the Polar Science for Planet Earth Programme, British Antarctic Survey, Natural Environment Research Council.

Keywords:
Antarctic Peninsula, Bathymetry, Larsen C Ice Shelf, Seismic Reflection

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