Geoelectrical environment - Vostok - 1998 to 2004
Entry ID: ASAC_974_1

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Summary
Abstract: These data were collected under a collaborative arrangement between the Australian Antarctic Division (Principal Investigator: Gary Burns) and the Russian Antarctic Expeditions (Chief Russian Investigator: Oleg Troshichev, Institute of Arctic and Antarctic Studies, St Petersburg).

Vertical electric field data were collected with an electric field mill (EFM) at Vostok intermittently over the ... View entire text
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Description: Download point for the data - text files
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -78.45   S: -78.55   E: 107.15   W: 107.05

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Gary Burns
Dataset Title: Electric Field Mill Measurements
Dataset Series Name: Vostok electric field AAS#974
Dataset Release Date: 2010-04-16
Dataset Release Place: Kingston
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Division
Data Presentation Form: text
Online Resource: http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/portal/download_file.cfm?file_id=841
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-01-11
Stop Date: 2002-10-16

Start Date: 2004-01-24
Stop Date: 2004-11-30
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: 1 minute
Quality Vostok electric field (EF) data analysis has been processed by linearly interpreting between calibration measurements. See the calibration files for further information.

Specific caveats on the Vostok EF data:

They are calibrated only to the calibration box, NOT absolutely.

They should not be used for long-term trend analysis ...when the Electric Field Mill ... View entire text
Access Constraints These data are available for download from the URL given below. The download contains a number of monthly data files, as well as yearly calibration files. All files are stored in comma delimited, ASCII text format. Up to and including 2004, files are presented as 1 minute averages.
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 http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=ASAC_974_1 when using these data.

Please also contact the investigator before using these data.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 16 MB
Distribution Format: text
Fees: free
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3381
Fax: +61 3 6232 3496
Email: gary.burns 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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Publications/References
Burns, G.B., Frank-Kamenetsky, A.V., Troshichev, O.A., Bering, E.A., Papitashvili, V.O. (1998), The geoelectric field: a link between the troposphere and solar variability., Annals of Glaciology, 27, 651-654
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-03-25
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