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Observations of the circulation of winds in the Wright Valley using an acoustic sounder, pilot balloons and airsondes
Entry ID: K172_1988_1989_NZ_1

Abstract: Previous meteorological measurements in the Dry Valley region of South Victoria Land have shown that during summer, there is a well developed diurnal local circulation driven by solar heating/convective effects. This results in winds which alternate between westerlies and easterlies in the Wright Valley. The aim of this study was to investigate the summer wind circulation at Lake Vanda in the ... View entire text
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Description: The climate is held in the NIWA's National Climate Database through the web interface CliFlo. Vanda station Climate Database identifier is: 6222
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  N: -77.53   S: -77.53   E: 161.55   W: 161.55

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Start Date: 1988-12-12
Stop Date: 1989-01-12
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-19
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