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Dust Count Observations March 1933 - August 1933 in College-Fairbanks, AKEntry ID: G02199
Abstract: These data are daily dust count observations taken in College-Fairbanks, Alaska from 23 March 1933 to 29 August 1933. The data are part of a larger collection titled "Second International Polar Year Records, 1931-1936, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institute of Washington." Within this larger collection, the data are identified as "Series 1: College-Fairbanks IPY Station Records ... and Data, 1932-1934: Subseries C: Auroral and Meterological Records and Data, 1932-1933: Dust Count Observations, March 1933 - August 1933." The data are provided in a PDF copy of the handwritten entries (Dust_Count_Observations_March1933_to_August1933.pdf). Two supporting files are also included in this data set. The first is a copy of the handwritten data transcribed to a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet (Dust_Count_Observations_March1933_to_August1933.xls). The second is a PDF document that explains the larger collection (DTM_Collection_Description.pdf). The entries were recorded using an Aitken Dust Counter. Each entry includes up to 10 counts per day with measurements of wind, clouds, and visibility. The handwritten copy has the most complete data, as some of the handwritten notes were not transcribed into the computer spreadsheet. For example, handwritten notes concerning problems with the counter itself were not transcribed into the computer spreadsheet. The data are available via FTP. NOAA@NSIDC believes these data to be of value but is unable to provide documentation. If you have information about this data set that others would find useful, please contact "mailto:email@example.com" NSIDC User Services.
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: K. L. Sherman
Dataset Title: College-Fairbanks: Dust Count Observations March 1933 - August 1933
Dataset Release Date: 2010-12-10
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/g02199.html
Start Date: 1933-03-23Stop Date: 1933-08-29
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Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 19.25 MB
Distribution Format: PDF
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 85 KB
Distribution Format: Microsoft Excel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
National Snow and Ice Data Center CIRES, 449 UCB University of Colorado
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Carnegie Institute of Washington Department of Terrestrial Magnetism
Province or State: D.C.
Sherman, K. L. 1937. Atmospheric Electricity at the College-Fairbanks Polar Year Station, Terr. Magn. Atmos. Electr. 42(4): 371390, doi:10.1029/TE042i004p00371.
Gish, O. H., and K. L. Sherman. 1940. Analysis of Local Atmospheric-Electric Phenomena at College, Alaska. Terr. Magn. Atmos. Electr. 45(2): 173190, doi:10.1029/TE045i002p00173.
Rooney, W. J., and K. L. Sherman. 1934. Earth-Current Measurements at the College-Fairbanks Polar-Year Station. Terr. Magn. Atmos. Electr. 39(3): 187199, doi:10.1029/TE039i003p00187.
Neumann, Joseph 2009. Second International Polar Year Records, 1931-1936. Carnegie Institute of Washington, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism Archives.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-10-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-05-13