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The Automated Astrophysical Site Testing Observatory - MASS, SUMMIT and SODAR data
Entry ID: ASAC_1214_SUMMIT_DOMEC_2000

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Abstract: Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1214
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Submillimetre Site Testing Data from Dome C, Dec 2000 - Jan 2001

Optical Depth at 350 microns and effective atmospheric temperature at this wavelength, as measured with the SUMMIT (Sub-Millimetre Tipper) experiment on the AASTINO over the austral summer of 2000/2001.

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -75.0   S: -75.0   E: 125.0   W: 125.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Burton, M. and Calisse, P.
Dataset Title: The Automated Astrophysical Site Testing Observatory - MASS, SUMMIT and SODAR data
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2010-04-15
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-02-02
Stop Date: 2005-02-13
Telescopes Ancillary Description
Quality Values provided in temporal coverage are approximate only.
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Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
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Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 30 MB
Distribution Format: text, binary
Fees: Free
Phone: +61 2 9385 5618
Fax: +61 2 9385 6060
Email: M.Burton at
Contact Address:
School of Physics
University of New South Wales
City: Sydney
Province or State: NSW
Postal Code: 2052
Country: Australia
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Calisse, P.G., Ashley, M.C.B., Burton, M.G., Phillips, M.A, Storey, J.W.V., Radford, S.J.E. and Peterson, J.B. (2004), Submillimeter site testing at Dome C, Antarctica, Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia, 21, 256-263

Calisse, P.G. (2004), The effect of a radome on submillimetre site testing measurements, Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia, 21, 252-255
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-06-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24