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The nature of the Antarctic Circumpolar Wave and its connections with Australian rainfall variability
Entry ID: ASAC_1329

Abstract: Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1329 See the
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The Antarctic Circumpolar Wave is a mode of high latitude variability involving the atmosphere, ocean and sea ice. Some research indicates it has a period of about 5 years but the robustness and persistence has yet to be fully established. This project will ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -54.0   S: -70.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Simmons, I.
Dataset Title: The nature of the Antarctic Circumpolar Wave and its connections with Australian rainfall variability
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-09-30
Stop Date: 2004-03-31
ISO Topic Category
start here with 1 in span in link Ancillary Description
here with 2 in span in link Ancillary Description
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Quality Values provided in temporal and spatial coverage are approximate only.

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Access Constraints A PDF copy of the paper describing the model used is available for download from the provided URL to AAD staff only. Links to the metadata records describing the original data sources are also available at the URLs given below.
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This "The nature of the Antarctic Circumpolar Wave and its connections with Australian rainfall variability" is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
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Originating Center
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: 9.3 MB
Distribution Format: pdf
Fees: free
Phone: +61 3 9344 7216
Fax: +61 3 9344 7761
Email: simmonds at
Contact Address:
University of Melbourne
School of Earth Sciences
Province or State: Victoria
Postal Code: 3052
Country: Australia
Simmonds, I., K. Keay and E.-P. Lim (2003), Synoptic activity in the seas around Antarctica, Monthly Weather Review, 131, 272-288
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-04-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24

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