Skip to page 
                    contentLink to AMD home page Photograph by: Jeff Kietzmann, National Science Foundation
Link to AMD web site Link to AMD advanced search Link to GCMD data services Link to AMD metadata authoring tools Link to National Antarctic Data Centers Link to more information on AMD SCAR projects Link to GCMD web site
Record Search Query: [Keyword='STATION']
Monthly lowest air temperatures for Australian Antarctic stations.
Entry ID: SOE_monthly_min_temp

[ Get Data ]

Monthly lowest temperatures obtained from observed daily minimum temperatures for Australian Antarctic stations Casey, Davis, Mawson and Macquarie Island.

There are three types of indicators used in this report:
1.Describes the CONDITION of important elements of a system;
2.Show the extent of the major PRESSURES exerted on a system;
3.Determine RESPONSES to ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: Display Antarctic State of Environment Indicator 3
View entire list
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -54.0   S: -69.0   E: 159.0   W: 61.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Barnes-Keoghan, I.
Dataset Title: Monthly lowest air temperatures for Australian Antarctic stations.
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2001-04-23
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1948-04-01
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: Monthly
Quality Lowest monthly temperatures are obtained by taking the lowest of the observed minimum temperatures for individual days of a given month. The daily minima are currently derived from temperature sensors sampling at 1 second intervals. If less than 25 days are available in any month, the monthly figure is flagged and removed from the State of Environment dataset.

The ... View entire text
Access Constraints Data arising from this project are available from the state of the environment indicator URL given below.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at when using these data.

Creative Commons License
This "Monthly lowest air temperatures for Australian Antarctic stations." is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

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
View entire list
Distribution Media: HTTP
Fees: Free
Phone: +61 3 6221 2043
Fax: +61 3 6221 2045
Email: climate.tas at
Contact Address:
Climate and Consultancy Section
GPO Box 727
Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania and Antarctica Regional Office
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
View entire list
CSIRO (2001), Climate Change Projections for Australia. Climate Impact Group, CSIRO Atmospheric Research, 8, Melbourne
View entire list
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-04-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18

Link to NASA website
Responsible NASA Official:   Dr. Stephen Wharton
Webmaster:   Monica Lyles   ·  Contact GCMD User Support for assistance