Skin temperature data of the pack ice zone collected during the SIPEX voyage of the Aurora Australis during 2007
Entry ID: SIPEX_Pyrometer

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Abstract: Skin temperature data over the East Antarctic pack ice zone were recorded by the RAPPLS airborne instrument package using a KT-19II infrared pyrometer.

The KT-19II infrared pyrometer was manufactured by heitronics, and sees a spectrun of 8-12um.

IR and location data were logged to a Windows PC using a serial port logger developed by AAD science technical support. Due to some logging issues, ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -64.0   S: -68.0   E: 130.0   W: 110.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Release Date: 2013-02-19
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2007-09-04
Stop Date: 2007-10-17
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Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
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Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 4.5 MB
Distribution Format: kml, ir
Fees: Free
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University of Tasmania
Private Bag 80
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-02-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2015-11-20
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