Noctilucent Cloud observations at Davis
Entry ID: SOE_NLC

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Summary
Abstract: This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE.

INDICATOR DEFINITION
Lidar observations at Davis Station, Antarctica, are used to determine monthly averages of 'percentage of time noctilucent clouds detected' (i.e. total time clouds detected divided by total observing time, as a percentage), and monthly averages of median altitude of noctilucent clouds.

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -68.6   S: -68.6   E: 78.0   W: 78.0
Min Altitude: 85 KM Max Altitude: 100 KM

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Klekociuk, A.
Dataset Title: Noctilucent cloud observations at Davis
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2001-09-04
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/metadata_redirect.cfm?md=/AMD...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-02-07
Stop Date: 2002-03-31
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: 1 month
Quality This indicator is now OBSOLETE. These data are no longer archived in this location, and are therefore not up-to-date.

The raw data used in the analysis of this indicator are obtained from observations by the Davis Lidar in Rayleigh mode. In Rayleigh mode, the raw data consist of profiles of the intensity of 532nm laser backscatter versus altitude. The backscatter profiles are ... View entire text
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Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=SOE_NLC when using these data.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
Name: DATA OFFICER AADC
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 1 kb
Distribution Format: csv
Fees: Free
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3382
Fax: +61 3 6232 3496
Email: andrew.klekociuk at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Publications/References
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-09-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-06-18
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