Antarctica

Meteorological Station Locations

Abstract: 

As part of the McMurdo Dry Valleys Long Term Ecological Research program (MCM LTER), meteorological data is collected from various locations throughout the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica. This dataset compiles the locations and history of the meteorological stations maintained by MCM LTER.

Additional Project roles: 

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Data set ID: 

7030

Short name: 

METLOCS

Methods: 

For measurement summaries, click here.

For interval and sampling rates, click here.

For field maintainance operations logs by season (aka "Meteorological Task Lists"), click here.

For a slippy map of MCM LTER Meteorological Stations, click here.

Meteorological station locations were revised during the 2008-2009 season by Hassan Basagic using a Garmin Etrex handheld (accuracy 3m) GPS, recorded in WGS84. All elevations are approximate.

Data sources: 

METLOCS

Maintenance: 

Metadata was enhanced in 2016 by I. San Gil, using the Drupal Ecological Information Management System (DEIMS).

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