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Environmental monitoring station in the Darwin Glacier region
Entry ID: K081_2004_2005_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: A data logging station was installed in the Darwin Glacier Region during October 2004 inland from Lake Wilson, just north of Diamond Hill. The station was configured, assembled and programmed to collect data on wind speed and direction, air temperature, solar radiation, radiance, soil PAR (three spots), soil temperature (three spots) and soil moisture (three spots). The programme measured most sensors at 30 second intervals, averages measurements and records these at 15 minute intervals. Exceptions are the soil moisture and temperature probes, which are read every 20 mins and averaged every hour in summer and read every 4 hours and averaged and recorded every 12 hours in winter. A new environmental monitoring station was erected at the Foggy Dog region in January 2007.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -79.92   S: -79.92   E: 159.14   W: 159.14

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-10-10
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +64 3 343 7802
Fax: +64 3 348 5548
Email: b.sorrell at niwa.co.nz
Contact Address:
NIWA
PO BOX 11-115
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-01-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-01-13

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