Meridian Scanning Photometer Data at Zhongshan Station, Antarctica, Year 2001
Entry ID: CNNADC_S2001_S_MSP_ZS

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Summary
Abstract: The Auroral Meridian Scanning Photometer is to measure the absolute intensity of aurora brightness along the geomagnetic meridian line. At present the MSP records three wavelengths of auroral emissions at 427.8, 557.7 and 630 nm respectively. The data is recorded on MO disks with two copies, one for Polar Research Institute of China, and the other goes to National Institute of Polar Research, Japan, according to the scientific agreement between the two institues.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -69.6   S: -69.6   E: 76.6   W: 76.6
Min Altitude: 100KM Max Altitude: 250KM

Data Set Citation
Online Resource: http://www.chinare.org.cn
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-01-01
Stop Date: 2001-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Quality The aurora phenomena occur over 100 km above the ground, it subjects to the contamination from moonlights, clouds and other weather conditions. The data set is in good quality in general.
Access Constraints Public
Use Constraints No
Data Center
National Antarctic and Arctic Data Center, China Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.chinare.org.cn/

Data Center Personnel
Name: JIE ZHANG
Phone: (8621) 5871-7576
Email: zhangjie at pric.gov.cn
Contact Address:
451, Jinqiao Road
City: Shanghai
Province or State: Shanghai
Postal Code: 200136
Country: P.R.C.
Distribution
Distribution Media: online
Distribution Format: txt
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 86-21-58713682
Fax: 86-21-58711663
Email: huangdehong at pric.gov.cn
Contact Address:
Polar Research Institute of China
City: shanghai
Province or State: Shanghai
Postal Code: 200136
Country: CHINA
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-08-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-01-21
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