Monthly mean air temperatures for Australian Antarctic Stations
Entry ID: SOE_monthly_mean_temp

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Summary
Abstract: INDICATOR DEFINITION
Monthly means of three-hourly temperatures for Australian Antarctic stations Casey, Davis, Mawson, Macquarie Island and Heard Island.

TYPE OF INDICATOR
There are three types of indicators used in this report:
1.Describes the CONDITION of important elements of a system;
2.Show the extent of the major PRESSURES exerted on a system;
3.Determine RESPONSES to either condition or ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: Display Antarctic State of Environment Indicator 1
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -54.0   S: -69.0   E: 159.0   W: 61.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1948-04-01
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: Monthly
Quality Mean monthly air temperatures are calculated from all of the available 3-hourly observations within a given month. If less than 200 observations are present, the monthly value is flagged and removed from the State of Environment dataset.

The monthly air temperature anomaly is calculated as the difference between the mean air temperature for a given month and the long-term mean air ... View entire text
Access Constraints Data arising from this project are available from the state of the environment indicator URL given below.
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_mont... when using these data.
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
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
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Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Fees: Free
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Phone: +61 3 6221 2043
Fax: +61 3 6221 2045
Email: climate.tas at bom.gov.au
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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Publications/References
CSIRO (2001), Climate Change Projections for Australia., Climate Impact Group, 8, CSIRO Atmospheric Research, Melbourne
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-04-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-11-15
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