Antarctic/Southern Hemisphere Synoptic Weather Observations
Entry ID: SSEC-AMRC-SYN

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Summary
Abstract: The AMRC has collected synoptic weather observations (3 and 6 hourly) since January 1, 1997. These observations include a variety of information (temperature, dewpoint, barometeric pressure, wind speed and direction, etc.) from a variety of stations around the Antarctic and rim of the Southern Ocean (including manned stations, automatic weather stations, etc.)
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Description: Access Antarctic Synoptic and METAR Observations.

Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -40.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-01-01
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None - the only request is that the Antarctic Meteorological Research
Center (AMRC), Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC) at the
University of Wisconsin-Madison be given credit as the source of the
data.
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
Antarctic Meteorological Research Center, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://amrc.ssec.wisc.edu/
Dataset ID: Synoptic Weather Observations over Antarctica/Southern Ocean

Data Center Personnel
Name: MATTHEW A. LAZZARA
Phone: (608) 262-0436
Fax: (608) 263-6738
Email: amrc at ssec.wisc.edu
Email: mattl at ssec.wisc.edu
Contact Address:
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Antarctic Meteorological Research Center
Space Science and Engineering Center
901 Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Science Building
1225 West Dayton Street
City: Madison
Province or State: WI
Postal Code: 53706
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: Various
Distribution Format: McIDAS MD file, ASCII Text
Fees: Free

Distribution Media: CD-ROM
Distribution Size: Various
Distribution Format: McIDAS MD file, ASCII Text
Fees: Free
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: (608) 262-0436
Fax: (608) 263-6738
Email: amrc at ssec.wisc.edu
Email: mattl at ssec.wisc.edu
Contact Address:
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Antarctic Meteorological Research Center
Space Science and Engineering Center
901 Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Science Building
1225 West Dayton Street
City: Madison
Province or State: WI
Postal Code: 53706
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-10-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-05-31
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