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Cloud images of the sky above Davis Station, Antarctica, taken with the lidar cloudcam
Entry ID: ASAC_737_lidar_cloudcam


Summary
Abstract: This project wound up at the end of the 2011/2012 Antarctic season. Data have continued to be collected beyond 2012-06-30 under a new project.

The CloudCam system captures timelapse images of the sky above Davis Station, Antarctica. So far it has been used to detect both noctilucent clouds (NLC) during summer and polar stratospheric clouds (PSC) during winter but it is also capable of imaging ... View entire text
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Description: Public information for ASAC project 737

Description: Citation reference for this metadata record and dataset.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -68.58   S: -68.58   E: 77.97   W: 77.97

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Klekociuk, A. and Alexander, S.
Dataset Title: Cloud images of the sky above Davis Station, Antarctica, taken with the lidar cloudcam
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2004-02-07
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/metadata_redirect.cfm?md=/AMD...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-02-07
Stop Date: 2012-06-30
ISO Topic Category
Quality Image quality can vary depending on weather conditions - eg snow, or ice build-up may obscure the images.

The present camera (2011) is a Canon PowerShot S3 IS digital camera.

The camera used in 2004 and 2006 was a Canon EOS300D.

Taken from the instruction manual:

The camera used in 2004 and 2006 is a Canon EOS300D with a standard 18-55mm ... View entire text
Access Constraints These data are stored on Australian Antarctic Division servers at \\aad.gov.au\files\ATMOS\Data\Davis_CloudCam. Contact the Australian Antarctic Data Centre for access.
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=ASAC_737... when using these data.
Ancillary Keywords
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: Images
Fees: Free
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +61 3 6232 3382
Fax: +61 3 6232 3496
Email: andrew.klekociuk 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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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-06-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-12-02


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