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Katabatic winds at Hells Gate
Entry ID: Katabatic_winds_at_Hells_Gate

Abstract: Measurements performed at Hells Gate in the austral summers 1993-1994,
1994-1995, 1995-1996, 1996-1997, 1997-1998, 2001-2002 with three three-axial
fast response Sonic Anemometers GILL RESEARCH, one three-axial fast response
Sonic Anemometer KAJIO DENKI, one three-axial Sonic Anemometer METEK, three
slow response impact Anemometers SITEP, three fast response Kripton Lamp
Igrometers CAMPBELL KH20, ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -74.83   S: -74.87   E: 163.82   W: 163.74
Max Altitude: 10.0M
Min Depth: 10.0M

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-01-02
Stop Date: 2002-02-11
Quality Sonic Anemometers Gill, Mod. R2 simmetric (Uk); Fast response hygrometers KH20
Campbell (Uk); Data pre-processing to eliminate perturbed ones due to shadowing
effects of the tower or of other sensors; 30 minutes averages of turbulence
data recorded at 3 levels (2, 4.6, and 10 m of height); 3 rotations to obtain
mean v and w ... View entire text
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
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Distribution Media: CD-ROM
Distribution Format: ASCII
1. G. Bonino, A. Longhetto and R. Forza. Analysis of the Thermal Profiles
Measured by the Metric RASS at Plateau Rosa In Societa Italiana di Fisica :
Conferences Proceedings of 7th Workshop Italian Research on Antarctic
Atmosphere, Bologna: Italian Physical Society, 1998 pp. 137-141.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-05-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23