Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) McMurdo Dry Valleys Meteorological Station Measurements
Entry ID: LTER_MCM_MET

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Summary
Abstract: [From http://huey.colorado.edu/LTER/meteordata.html]

Local meteorology drives and shapes all ecological systems. One of the
first objectives of the McMurdo LTER was to establish a meteorological
network that would gather representative weather data year-round from
the dry valleys. The McMurdo LTER Automatic Weather Network (LAWN)
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.5   S: -77.5   E: 160.0   W: 160.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Andrew G. Fountain
Dataset Title: BEACON VALLEY METEOROLOGICAL STATION MEASUREMENTS
Dataset Release Place: WWW
Dataset Publisher: Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research
Data Presentation Form: Tables (comma delimited text file)
Online Resource: http://huey.colorado.edu/LTER/datasets/meteorology/beacon.html
Access Constraints No constraints
Use Constraints Acceptance and utilization of LTER data requires that:

The Principal Investigator be sent a notice stating reasons for
acquiring any data and a description of the publication intentions.

The Principal Investigator of the data set be sent a copy of the
report or manuscript prior to submission and be adequately cited in
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Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
McMurdo Dry Valleys, Long-Term Ecological Research Network Office Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.mcmlter.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: TODD ACKERMAN
Phone: (303) 492-4771
Fax: (303) 492-6388
Email: Todd.Ackerman at Colorado.edu
Contact Address:
MCM LTER Data Manager
Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research
1560 30th Street
Campus Box 450
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0450
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: gsfc-gcmduso at mail.nasa.gov
Publications/References
Doran, Peter T., Gayle L. Dana, Jordan T. Hastings and Robert
A. Wharton, Jr. 1995. McMurdo Dry Valleys Long-Term Ecological
Research (LTER): LTER automatic weather network (LAWN). Antarctic
Journal of the U.S. 30(5): 276-280.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-10-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-01-15
Future DIF Review Date: 2004-10-21
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