Tide Gauge Records, Zhong Shan, Larsemann Hills, Australian Antarctic Territory
Entry ID: Zhong_Shan_Tides

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Summary
Abstract: Tides are measured using a submerged pressure type gauge secured in a heavy concrete mooring in Nella Fjord in the Larsemann Hills near Zhong Shan station.
Tidal records are retrieved from the gauge using an inductive loop lowered through a hole in the ice hence the gauge has been undisturbed since it was deployed.

Documentation dated 2001-06-12
Zhong Shan Submerged Tide Gauge

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Description: Chart of available data.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -69.37   S: -69.38   E: 76.39   W: 76.38

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-02-08
ISO Topic Category
Platform
MOORINGS Ancillary Description
Instrument
TIDE GAUGES Ancillary Description
Quality The data set from the gauge at Zhong Shan is complete since deployment in February 2000.
See also the chart of available data at the URL above (Chart of available data).
Pressure and temperature data are retrieved from the submerged gauge when time and weather allow. The records are in hex format.
Records are stored as datalogger memory images and must be processed to generate *.tg files. Tidal records are checked for gross errors in height values and obvious timing errors. Further checks are done by NTC during processing.
Access Constraints Records are stored in the form in which they are retrieved from the tide gauges. Futher processing is done by the National Tidal Centre. Processed data are available in graphical form from the National Tidal Centre.
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 the URL below when using these data.
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
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
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3528
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: mapping 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: 2001-06-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-09-12
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