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The installation of a tide gauge and a meteorological mast at Cape Roberts
Entry ID: K042_1988_1990_NZ_1

Abstract: A tide gauge was installed on the fast ice on the eastern side of Cape Roberts and recorded continuously for fifty days (19 November, 1988 to 8 January, 1989) - first continuous tide record from the Antarctic continent in the Ross Sea sector. A further 13 days of record between 24 January and 5 February 1989 (when the ice foot broke out taking the transducer with it) was recorded to give 64 days ... View entire text
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Description: The Cape Roberts Tide Gauge has been operational since 1990 and its details are available here.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.03   S: -77.03   E: 163.18   W: 163.18

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-11-19
Stop Date: 1989-02-05
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start here with 1 in span in link Ancillary Description
Quality This was the initial installation of a tide gauge at Cape Roberts. Subsequent improvements have occurred and there is now a permanent station at this site. The tide gauge data is archived by Land Information New Zealand. They are currently working towards having this information available online. Until such time, please contact:

Glen Rowe
Senior Data Analyst (Sea Level)
Hydrographic Services
Land Information New Zealand
Toitu te Whenua
160 Lambton Quay
Private Box 5501
DDI: +64 4 460 0569
Fax: +64 4 498 3837
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Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Phone: +64 4 463 5396
Fax: +64 4 463 5186
Email: alex.pyne at vuw.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctic Research Centre
Victoria University of Wellington
PO BOX 600
City: Wellington
Postal Code: 6140
Country: New Zealand
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DIF Creation Date: 2008-11-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24

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