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Dataloggers at Mawson's Hut, Cape Denison - microclimate measurements
Entry ID: Mawsons_Huts_Dataloggers

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Abstract: Dataloggers were installed in a number of locations inside and outside Mawson's Huts at Cape Denison. The dataloggers measure temperature and relative humidity for the purpose of helping gauge corrosivity in the huts. The data are used to assess whether the removal of ice and snow from inside the Hut is affecting the internal microclimate and, therefore, the condition of the building fabric and other artefacts. Currently the data are downloaded by the Research Centre for Materials Conservation and the Built Environment at the Australian Museum, Sydney. Copies of the data are stored in the Australian Antarctic Data Centre.

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Relative Humidity
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -67.01   S: -67.01   E: 142.66   W: 142.66

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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-01-26
Stop Date: 2008-01-30
Quality There are some gaps in the data coverage. See the data files for exact details.

The data may also not be adequately explained, as sufficient information was not available from the investigators.
Access Constraints These data are publicly available from the provided URL.
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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 12 MB
Distribution Format: excel
Fees: free
Phone: +61 3 6232 3356
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: rob.easther at
Contact Address:
203 Channel Highway
Australian Antarctic Division
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-12-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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