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Daily measurement summaries from Miers Valley Meteorological Station (MISM), McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica (2012-2022, ongoing)

Abstract: 

As part of the McMurdo Dry Valleys Long Term Ecological Research program, meteorological data are collected from various locations throughout the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica. This data package contains daily measurement summaries derived from 15-minute data generated by the Miers Valley Meteorological Station (MISM), located in Miers Valley.

LTER Core Areas: 

Dataset ID: 

7120

Associated Personnel: 

912
913
370
371
914
372

Short name: 

MISM_DAILY

Data sources: 

MISM_AIRT_DAILY
MISM_PRESSTA_DAILY
MISM_RADN_DAILY
MISM_RH_DAILY
MISM_SOILT_DAILY
MISM_WSPD_DAILY

Methods: 

The Miers Valley meteorological station was added to the McMurdo Dry Valley network in the 2012-13 field season. The station was set up to sample sensors every 30 seconds and send summary statistics (for example, averages and maximums) to solid-state storage modules every 15 minutes. This has resulted in approximately 20 values being recorded for final storage in every output interval.

Maintenance: 


 

Additional information: 

Meteorological data is collected year-round at each of the stations in the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica. After retrieving this data (usually every January), the parameters that are recorded are processed from level 0 (raw) to level 1 (processed, provided on the web). The raw data file descriptions and task lists summarize what was done to get from level 0 to level 1 for all station found at the following address: https://mcm.lternet.edu/meteorological-task-lists


 

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