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Guide to the B. Noah Tilghman Color Transparencies and Other Materials Documenting Antarctica
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Description
The materials consist of approximately 1000 color transparencies taken by B. Noah Tilghman documenting various United States and New Zealand resaerch bases in Antarctica, including the construction of Siple Station, as well as general living conditions, individuals, and landscapes.
Background
The Siple experiment was a Stanford, NSF funded, VLF- triggered emission experiment that took place from 1973 to 1988. Siple Station was established to perform experiments that actively probed the magnetosphere using very low frequency (VLF) waves. The Station included a 21.2 km dipole antenna located in Antarctica at 75.93 S, 84.25 W. Its location was selected because of various characteristics:
Extent
1.5 Linear feet and 2.19 gigabytes
Restrictions
Copyright is retained by the creator of this collection for materials they have authored or otherwise produced. After the lifetime of the creator or on January 17, 2050, whichever occurs first, all intellectual property rights shall be transferred to and vest in Stanford. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
The materials are open for research use.