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Soil climate and atmospheric data for Scott Base, Marble Point, Mount Fleming, Bull Pass, Granite Harbour, Minna Bluff and the Victoria Valley, Antarctica
Entry ID: K123_1999_2008_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: In collaboration with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) climate stations were installed at six locations in the Ross Sea Region including Scott Base, Marble Point and Bull Pass all in the summer of 1998-1999, Mount Fleming in 2001-2002, Granite Harbour in 2002-2003 and Minna Bluff in 2002-2003. These stations make continuous atmospheric and soil climate recordings to provide ... View entire text
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Description: Climate station data accessible from the United States Department of Agriculture website
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
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1.   N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.75   W: 166.75  
2.   N: -77.43   S: -77.43   E: 163.83   W: 163.83  
3.   N: -77.55   S: -77.55   E: 160.1   W: 160.1  
4.   N: -77.47   S: -77.47   E: 161.7   W: 161.7  
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 5
5.   N: -76.88   S: -76.88   E: 162.73   W: 162.73  
6.   N: -78.52   S: -78.52   E: 166.42   W: 166.42  
7.   N: -77.42   S: -77.42   E: 161.75   W: 161.75  


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-01-04
Quality Measurements are made at 20 minute intervals and averaged and recorded every hour. Data is downloaded annually from automatic stations. Specifications for each data station measurements is described on the website.
Access Constraints The data requires Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word to open files and is freely available.
Data Set Progress
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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 7 858 3713
Fax: +64 7 858 4964
Email: aislabiej at landcareresearch.co.nz
Contact Address:
Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd
Private Bag 3127
City: Hamilton
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Seybold, C.A., Harms, D.S., Balks, M., Aislabie, J., Paetzold, R.F., Kimble, J., Sletten, R. 2009. Soil climate monitoring project in the Ross Island region of Antarctica. Soil survey horizons 50:52–57.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-01-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-02-23

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