Meterological Data from Dawin Central Valley
Entry ID: K002_Darwin_Central_Valley_Met_Station_LGP

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Summary
Abstract: There is currently one Automatic Weather Station (AWS)/environmental logging stations located in the Darwin area:

1) In the central valley (S 79º 50.113" E 159º 19.122") between Lake Wilson and Diamond Glacier was installed on November 16 2004. For more information on this AWS please refer to K702_2004_2012_NZ_1.

Others that were operational in the area in the past are:

2) At the foot of the Foggydog Glacier (S 79º 48' 03.9" E 58º 36' 05.4") was installed in January 2007 for a NIWA project, and

3) On the Darwin Glacier (S 79º 53.653' E 158º 41.022') was installed in November 2006 for a University of Canterbury project.

A summary of the met data and a description of the surrounding area for the Darwin Central Valley met station can be found at http://www.lgp.aq/article/6341.html#8809. Variables that are measured include air temperature, relative humidity, solar radiation, wind speed and direction (3m above the ground) soil temperature and conductivity.

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Geographic Coverage
 N: -79.8647 S: -79.8647  E: 159.3166  W: 159.3166
 Min Depth: 0M  Max Depth: 1.2M

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-11-16
Stop Date: 2009-01-21


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA > DARWIN CENTRAL VALLEY
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >SOILS    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE


Project
LGP >Latitudinal Gradient Project    [Information]
LTER >Long-Term Ecological Research    [Information]
EBA >Evolution and Biodiversity in the Antarctic    [Information]


Data Set Progress
IN WORK


Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
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


Personnel
SHULAMIT GORDON
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
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



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-11-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-06-15

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