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Tide Gauge Records, Beaver Lake, Australian Antarctic Territory
Entry ID: Beaver_Lake

Abstract: Tides were measured using a portable pressure transducer secured to fast ice at the mouth of Pagodroma Gorge with the transducer about 4 metres below low water line. A 30 day record was obtained.

Documentation dated 2001-03-07
Beaver Lake and the Stillwell Hills

In Dec 1996 - Jan 1997 a temporary pressure type tide gauge was deployed at Beaver Lake and the Stillwell Hills in open water.
Timed water level measurements were made over this period.
From these data a value for MSL was found for Beaver Lake and the Stillwell Hills.
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Description: National Tidal Unit

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -70.75   S: -70.85   E: 68.35   W: 68.25

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Brolsma, H.
Dataset Title: Tide Gauge Records, Beaver Lake, Australian Antarctic Territory
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-12-24
Stop Date: 1997-01-23
MOORINGS Ancillary Description
TIDE GAUGES Ancillary Description
Quality The data set between the time of deployment and recovery is complete. The dataset is complete except for a few days of records in late 1996. The portable gauge was deployed for 30 days and when recovered the data were downloaded and processed. These records and the leveling records were sent to the National Tidal Unit where a value for mean sea level was derived. Tidal records are checked for ... View entire text
Access Constraints Records are stored in the form in which they are retrieved from the tide gauges and as converted data in the form of water heights above the tide gauge transducer. Raw data and processed data are available on request from the National Tidal Centre.
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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Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24