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On-ice meteorological data collected using Davis Weather Stations, during the SIPEX II voyage of the Aurora Australis, 2012
Entry ID: SIPEX_II_Ice_Met

Abstract: Ice Stations 1-4
Two Davis weather stations are placed either side of a sea-ice ridge. The closest station to the ship is called 'unit 1', and the further station is 'unit 2'.
Each weather station includes an anemometer at 2m, temperature/humidity sensor at 1.6m and solar sensor at 1m.

Ice Station 6-8
For the last three stations we assembled the two weather stations onto one mast. This is so we ... View entire text
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Description: Download point for the data
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -64.5   S: -65.5   E: 122.0   W: 118.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Lecomte, O., Hutchings, J., Stevens, R. and Heil, P.
Dataset Title: On-ice meteorological data collected using Davis Weather Stations, during the SIPEX II voyage of the Aurora Australis, 2012
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2017-11-07
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource:
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2012-10-04
Stop Date: 2012-11-04
Quality We had technical issues with data download that resulted in no data being collected for ice station 3. Wind directions were only stored as quadrants, as the Davis ENVOY-8 data logger cannot programmed to archive wind direction in degrees.
Access Constraints These data are publicly available for download from the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 1.7 MB
Distribution Format: csv
Fees: Free
Email: Olivier.Lecomte at
Contact Address:
University Catholique
City: Louvain-la-Neuve
Province or State: Wallonia
Country: Belgium
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-01-14
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-11-10