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Antarctic Microclimate Data
Entry ID: GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00002

Abstract: Automatic data loggers are often used to monitor environmental variables such as temperature (of air and soil), humidity, wind speed and radiation in microclimates where experimental or ecological studies are being carried out. Some loggers are only in operation for a few weeks or months while others have been run for several years. Loggers have been sited in a wide variety of locations from the ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -54.33   S: -74.25   E: 165.0   W: -70.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: British Antarctic Survey
Dataset Title: Antarctic Microclimate Data

Dataset Originator/Creator: British Antarctic Survey
Dataset Title: Antarctic Microclimate Data
Dataset Series Name: BIOTEX1 microclimate data
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1976-01-01
Quality Various - internally documented The quality of the data varies, however quality status is internally documented within the data set. Some data was listed as being; Raw Data logged during a period when the instrument functioned correctly but having undergone no processing.
Access Constraints By Arrangement with PI Access is by arrangement with the Principal Investigator (PI), or Responsible Scientist / Initial Contact.
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Polar Data Centre, British Antarctic Survey, Natural Environment Research Council, United Kingdom Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00002 > Antarctic Microclimate Data

Data Center Personnel
Contact Address:
Polar Data Centre
British Antarctic Survey
Phone: 01223 251400
Fax: 01223 362616
Email: H.Peat at
Contact Address:
British Antarctic Survey
Terrestrial and Freshwater Life Sciences Division
High Cross, Madingley Road
City: Cambridge
Postal Code: CB3 0ET
Country: United Kingdom
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For the BIOTEX1 data: Smith RIL & Wynn-Williams DD. 1996. Biotex 1 at Terra Nova Bay, 1995/1996. The first BIOTAS international expedition comes to fruition. BIOTAS Newsletter, No. 10, 5-7.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-10-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23