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

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Summary
Abstract: The AMRC has been archiving general METAR observational data for the Antarctic and surrounding regions since 2 December 1998. In addition, raw format observations from McMurdo Station have also been collected since 17 November 1999.
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Description: Access Antarctic Synoptic and METAR Observations.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -50.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-12-02

Start Date: 1999-11-17
Quality The Raw ASCII METAR observations from McMurdo are only available when they are reported from McMurdo during the Antarctic field season.
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: METAR 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, ASCII Text
Fees: Free

Distribution Media: CD-ROM
Distribution Size: Various
Distribution Format: McIDAS MD, 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: 2012-09-03
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