The Antarctic Master Directory

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About the Antarctic Master Directory

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The Antarctic Master Directory is a portal hosted by NASA. It is part of the Global Change Master Database (GCMD) database.

Access the Data

http://gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov/KeywordSearch/Home.do?Portal=amd&MetadataType=0

You can search the entire GCMD portal here:

http://gcmd.nasa.gov/index.html

Main portal: Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research

Contents of the Data

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Topics listed on the homepage include:

  • Agriculture
    • soils, agricultural plant science...
  • Atmosphere
    • atmospheric temperature, atmospheric winds...
  • Biological Classification
    • animals/vertebrates, animals/invertebrates...
  • Biosphere
    • ecological dynamics, aquatic ecosystems...
  • Climate Indicators
    • teleconnections, air temperature indices...
  • Cryosphere
    • snow/ice, sea ice...
  • Human Dimensions
    • environmental impacts, boundaries...
  • Land Surface
    • soils, topography...
  • Oceans
    • ocean temperature , ocean chemistry ...
  • Paleoclimate
    • ocean/lake records , land records ...
  • Solid Earth
    • rocks/minerals , geodetics/gravity ...
  • Spectral/Engineering
    • visible wavelengths , infrared wavelengths ...
  • Sun-Earth Interactions
    • solar activity , ionosphere/magnetosphere dynamics ...
  • Terrestrial Hydrosphere
    • surface water , water quality/water chemistry ...
  • Data Centers
    • Locations - Instruments/Sensors - Platforms/Sources - Projects