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Climate data (wind speed and direction, air temperature, relative humidity, barometric pressure, and solar radiation) from manual observations and automatic weather stations at Scott Base and Arrival Heights
Entry ID: K089_1957_2008_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Climate data have been collected at Scott Base continuously since 1957 and more recently from Arrival Heights and is one of the longest continuous climate records in Antarctica. Climate parameters measured include: wind speed and direction, air temperature, relative humidity, barometric pressure, and global, diffuse and direct solar radition. Climate data are collected on a daily basis from both ... View entire text
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Description: CliFlo is the web system that provides access to the National Climate Database. This system returns raw data and statistical summaries. Raw data include ten minute, hourly and daily frequencies. Statistical data include about eighty different types of monthly and annual statistics and six types of thirty-year normals.
Scott Base EWS Agent Number = 12740
Scott Base Agent Number = 6237
Arrival Heights Agent Number = 6238

Description: National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) National Climate Database (CliDB)
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
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1.   N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.75   W: 166.75  
Min Altitude: 0 Max Altitude: 10
2.   N: -77.82   S: -77.82   E: 166.65   W: 166.65  
Min Altitude: 0 Max Altitude: 10


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1957-03-01

Start Date: 1984-01-01
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution Range: 1 minute - < 1 hour
Data Set Progress
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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 7824
Fax: +64 3 343 7891
Email: a.harper at niwa.co.nz
Contact Address:
National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research - New Zealand
PO Box 8602
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-11-05
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-11-10

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