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Italian RES data in Antarctica


Flight paths of radar Glaciology measurements in the framework of Italian Antarctic Project (PNRA)

Researchers employed in RES surveys concluded successfully 5 Antarctic RES campaigns. The expedition in Antarctica were performed during 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001 and 2003 Antarctic summer totalizing 60.000 km of RES profile. The explored area is shown in figure. Each area has been choose with a precise scientific purpose.

Briefly

  • The area along the cost line were addressed for the mass balance studies of the East Antarctica ice cap;
  • The area close to Dome C and Vostok have been analysed because of the presence of subglacial lakes and for the bedrock surface and morphologic determination of the bottom.

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Areas explored in Antarctica

 


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