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The U.S. Antarctic Program Data Center (USAP-DC) supports investigators funded by the National Science Foundation in documenting, preserving, and disseminating their research results. We register datasets in the Antarctic Master Directory (AMD) to comply with the Antarctic Treaty; facilitate submission of datasets to long-term archives; and represent the U.S. in Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) activities. USAP-DC is a member of the Interdisciplinary Earth Data Alliance (IEDA) and the Antarctic and Arctic Data Consortium (A2DC). As of 2016, USAP-DC is partnered with the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) to manage glaciology data for the US Antarctic Program.

Map shows datasets registered with the USAP-DC. Dots show the locations of the centroid of the geographic bounding box for each data set or the point locations for datasets from single sites (e.g. ice cores). Click on centroid locations to view the full bounding box as provided by the contributing scientists as well as more information about the datasets.

Recent News

  • May 2019

    Lunched new combined project and dataset search function and new project pages for NSF awards/projects

  • Dec. 2018

    Presented web page updates and USAP-DC functions at AGU fall meeting.

  • Sep. 2018

    Presented USAP-DC updates at the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) workshop in Stony Pont, NY.

  • Jun. 2018

    Presented USAP-DC updates at the POLAR2018/SCAR Open Science conference in Davos, Switzerland.

  • May 2018

    Presented a webinar "Intorduction to USAP-DC services". A recording can be viewed at "YouTube".


Recent Data

  • 2019-04-23

    1443356 Conway, Howard  Geophysical data from Crary Ice Rise, Ross Sea Embayment

  • 2019-04-23

    1246378 Shevenell, Amelia  Geochemical and sedimentologic data from NBP01-01 JPC-34

  • 2019-04-23

    1144176 Lyons, W. Berry; Gardner, Christopher B.  The Geochemistry of englacial brine from Taylor Glacier, Antarctica

  • 2019-04-23

    1822289 Pan, B. Jack; Vernet, Maria CTD stations and logs for Araon 2018 ANA08D expedition to Larson C

  • 2019-04-23

    9909367 Leventer, Amy Diatom assemblages from Edward VIII Gulf, Kemp Coast, East Antarctica