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Antarctic Climate Data Collected by Australian Agencies
Entry ID: Antarctic_Meteorology

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Abstract: This record provides a listing of meteorological data collected in the Australian Antarctic Territory by members of the Australian Antarctic program (and it's predecessors) and the Bureau of Meteorology. The data have been obtained by manual observations and by automatic weather stations.

All data are available from the Bureau of Meteorology, although a subset of data from automatic weather ... View entire text
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Description: Request point for the AADC copy of the BoM data
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -53.0   S: -68.0   E: 159.0   W: 60.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Barnes-Keoghan, I.
Dataset Title: Antarctic Climate Data Collected by Australian Agencies
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2000-10-16
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1948-01-01
Access Constraints All data are available on request to the Bureau of Meteorology. Some AWS data for the main Antarctic stations are available from the provided URL.

Copies of the BoM data are also available from the Australian Antarctic Data Centre, but only to participants in the Australian Antarctic program. Other researchers should contact BoM.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at when using these data.
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: text
Fees: Free
Phone: +61 3 6221 2043
Fax: +61 3 6221 2045
Email: I.Barnes-Keogahn at
Contact Address:
Climate and Consultancy Section
GPO Box 727
Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania and Antarctica Regional Office
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-10-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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