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Authors: Urbini, S.* 
Cafarella, L.* 
Zirizzotti, A.* 
Tabacco, I. E.* 
Bottari, C.* 
Baskaradas, J. A.* 
Young, N.* 
Title: Radio echo sounding data analysis of the Shackleton Ice Shelf
Issue Date: Apr-2010
Series/Report no.: 2/ 53 (2010)
DOI: 10.4401/ag-4563
Keywords: Ice
Ice dynamics
Instrument and techniques
General or miscellaneous
Subject Classification02. Cryosphere::02.02. Glaciers::02.02.05. Ice dynamics 
Abstract: In this study, our initial results are presented for the interpretation of the radio echo sounding data collected over the Shackleton Ice Shelf and adjacent ice sheet (East Antarctica) during the 2003/2004 Australian- Italian expedition. The Shackleton Ice Shelf is one of the larger ice shelves of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet. The radar survey provided data relating to ice thickness and bed morphology of the outlet glaciers, and thickness of their floating portions. The glacier grounding lines were determined by assessment of the basal echo characters. The information derived is compared with data from the BEDMAP database and from other sources.
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