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Three-Hourly Antarctic Automatic Weather Station Data, 1980-2000
Entry ID: NSIDC-0111

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Summary
Abstract: The Automatic Weather Station (AWS) Project, funded by the NSF Office of Polar Programs, involves collecting meteorological data from an array of automatic weather stations in Antarctica, Greenland, and Peru. Data collection in Antarctica began in 1980. Data are available in tabular ASCII format via the University of Wisconsin's AWS Project Web site at http://uwamrc.ssec.wisc.edu/aws/. Both raw and 'corrected' versions of the data are available via ftp. Information about data processing and station characteristics is also provided.

Related URL
Link: GET DATA
Description: Get External Data


Link: VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
Description: Automated Weather Station Project Web site


Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Matthew Lazzara and Charles Stearns
Dataset Title: Three-Hourly Antarctic Automatic Weather Station Data, 1980-2000
Dataset Series Name: NSIDC-0111
Dataset Release Date: 2003-08-18
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/NSIDC-0111


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1980-01-01


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >HUMIDITY    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW/ICE TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW/ICE TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >SURFACE WINDS    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
INLAND WATERS
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION


Instrument
ANEMOMETERS    [Information]
AWS >Automated Weather System    [Information]
BAROMETERS    [Information]
HUMIDITY SENSORS    [Information]
TEMPERATURE SENSORS    [Information]


Use Constraints
No constraints. Users should credit the Automatic Weather Station project, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison as the source of the data.


Keywords
Antarctica
atmospheric humidity measurements
atmospheric pressure measurements
Automated Weather Stations
Automatic Weather Stations
AWS
Near-surface Air Temperatures
snow temperature measurements
snow temperatures
surface temperature measurements
Surface Temperatures
Surface Winds
surface wind speed measurements


Data Set Progress
IN WORK


Data Center
NSIDC Antarctic Glaciological Data Center    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/agdc/

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC AGDC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA


National Snow and Ice Data Center    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA



Distribution
Distribution_Media: FTP
Distribution_Format: ASCII Text (.txt)


Personnel
MATTHEW A. LAZZARA
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


CHARLES R. STEARNS
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: front242 at uwaaws.ssec.wisc.edu
Contact Address:
Polar Meteorological Research Establishment
1325 Meteorology and Space Science Building
1225 West Dayton Street
University of Wisconsin Madison
City: Madison
Province or State: WI
Postal Code: 53706
Country: USA


LINDA M. KELLER
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: (608) 265-2209
Fax: (608) 263-6738
Email: linda at ice.ssec.wisc.edu
Contact Address:
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
945 Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Science Building
1225 West Dayton Street
City: Madison
Province or State: WI
Postal Code: 53706
Country: USA


GEORGE A. WEIDNER
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: (608) 262-4882
Fax: (608) 263-6738
Email: georgew at ssec.wisc.edu
Contact Address:
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
951 Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Science Building
1225 West Dayton Street
City: MADISON
Province or State: WI
Postal Code: 53706
Country: USA


NSIDC USER SERVICES
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-08-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18



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