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Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0111

Three-Hourly Antarctic Automatic Weather Station Data, 1980-2000, Version 1

The Automatic Weather Station (AWS) Project, funded by the NSF Office of Polar Programs, involves collecting meteorological data from an array of automatic weather stations in Antarctica, Greenland, and Peru. Data collection in Antarctica began in 1980.

Data are available in tabular ASCII format via the University of Wisconsin's AWS Project Web site at http://uwamrc.ssec.wisc.edu/aws/. Both raw and 'corrected' versions of the data are available via ftp. Information about data processing and station characteristics is also provided.

Spatial Coverage: Not specified
Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 January 1980
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Atmospheric Temperature > Air Temperature
  • Atmospheric Pressure > Atmospheric Pressure Measurements
  • Atmospheric Water Vapor > Humidity
  • Snow/Ice > Snow/Ice Temperature
  • Atmospheric Temperature > Surface Air Temperature
  • Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds
Platform(s) Not specified
Sensor(s): ANEMOMETERS, AWS, BAROMETERS, HUMIDITY SENSORS, TEMPERATURE SENSORS
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Matthew Lazzara, Charles Stearns, Linda Keller, George Weidner
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