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AFI 05/38_01 - The Antarctic Rothera radar (680S) - Winds, waves, tides and temperature data, mesosphere and lower thermosphere, VHF meteor radar, Rothera from 2005
The radar measured the winds, waves and tides of the mesosphere and lower thermosphere regions of the atmosphere. The radar routinely makes three types of measurement: 1. horizontal winds at heights of ~ 75 - 105 km from the drifting of met...>>
AFI 07/02_04 - Subglacial Lake Ellsworth - METEOROLOGICAL data, Antarctica, 2007/08
Meteorological data acquired in the region of Subglacial Lake Ellsworth. Recording instrument: HOBO Weather Station (HOBO AWS) recording wind speed, wind direction, temperature, pressure, humidity, solar radiation. HOBO - registered trad...>>
AFI 07/02_11 Subglacial Lake Ellsworth - METEOROLOGICAL data, Antarctica, 2008/09
Meteorological data acquired in the region of Subglacial Lake Ellsworth. Recording instrument: HOBO Weather Station (HOBO AWS) recording wind speed, wind direction, temperature, pressure, humidity, solar radiation. HOBO - registered tr...>>
Actinic fluxes measured by spectroradiometer taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between during 2005
Actinic fluxes were measured using the BAS spectroradiometer, during 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006)....>>
Aerolaser Foraldehyde (HCHO) measurements taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2007
Formaldehyde measurements were made, using an Aerolaser HCHO Monitor Model AL4021, between 2004 and 2007. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...>>
Aerolaser carbon monoxide measurements (CO) taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2005
Carbon monoxide measurements were made, using an Aerolaser fast CO monitor, between 2004 and 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006)....>>
Aethalometer Black Carbon measurements taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2005
Black Carbon measurements were made using an Aethalometer (AE16), between 2004 and 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...>>
Air sample data collected at the Rothera Time-Series (RaTS) site, Marguerite Bay, during the 2008-09 field season
Air samples were collected in addition to the surface water samples, in order to allow for the calculation of the direction and rate of flux of the bromocarbons across the sea-to-air interface....>>
Air samples and analyses from Mount Rex, Antarctica in 2000/2003
The sampling programme was carried out successfully using kites and helium balloon assisted kites to sample in both low and higher winds speeds. Air samples were successfully processed using the Ice Nucleus chamber for a variety of wind dir...>>
Analysis of Snow/Ice cores collected from Rothschild, Latady and Smyley Islands, Antarctica during 2006
The project was concerned with understanding how air mass origin and meteorology affect the mass accumulation of snow in areas of the Antarctic Peninsula, and how the atmosphere's properties are preserved in the snow. Ground truth measurem...>>
Antarctic Microclimate Data
Automatic data loggers are often used to monitor environmental variables such as temperature (of air and soil), humidity, wind speed and radiation in microclimates where experimental or ecological studies are being carried out. Some loggers...>>
Antarctic Snow Accumulation Map and Data
The map is derived from a compilation of field measurements. Satellite observations from AMSR-E and AVHRR instruments are used to guide the interpolation. The effective resolution of the map is approximately 100 km. The estimates of root me...>>
Atmospheric radiation measurements taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2005
Measurements of atmospheric radiation were made between 2004 and 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...>>
Automated Weather System (AWS) data from Avery Plateau, Jan 2011 to Jul 2011
The AWS on the Avery Plateau was deployed on January 10th 2011. The instruments are mounted on a 5m pole, of which the bottom 1m was dug in at time of erection. The wind vane was 4m above the snow surface, temperature and humidity sensor 3....>>
Automated Weather System data from Cole Peninsula, Jan 2011 to Jan 2012
The AWS at Cole Peninsula was deployed on Jan 21st 2011. The instruments are mounted on a 5m pole, of which the bottom 1m was dug in at time of erection. The wind vane was 4m above the snow surface, temperature and humidity sensor 3.5m abov...>>
Automatic Weather Station (AWS) data collected from Rothschild, Latady and Smyley Islands, Antarctica during 2005
The project was concerned with understanding how air mass origin and meteorology affect the mass accumulation of snow in areas of the Antarctic Peninsula, and how the atmosphere's properties are preserved in the snow. Three micro-power Aut...>>
Biologically Relevant Radiation (Bentham spectroradiometer data, Rothera)
Biologically-relevant radiation has been recorded since February 1997 using a Bentham spectroradiometer at Rothera. The Bentham spectroradiometer is sited on the roof of the Bonner Laboratory at Rothera. It measures spectral global irradia...>>
Condensation Particle concentration measurements taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2005
Condensation particle concentration measurements were made, TSI Inc Condensation Particle Counter, (Model 3010, S/N 2375), between 2004 and 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of t...>>
Data collected from radiosondes launched at Larsen camp, Larsen Ice Shelf, during the 2010-2011 field season
24 radiosondes were launched from a camp on the Larsen Ice Shelf during the period from 8th to 31st of January 2011. Launches were carried out when weather forecast models forecast Fohn conditions. Files contain start time, minutes and sec...>>
Data collected from radiosondes launched at Rothera during the 2010-2011 field season
During episodes of westerly flow and potential Fohn events, routinely launched radiosondes at Rothera were complemented with additional launches, up to every three hours....>>
Dew point measurements taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between during 2005
Dew point measurements were made using a Campbell Scientific Dew point hygrometer in 2005. The measurements were taken from samples collected on the roof of the FAGE container. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (...>>
Glacier flow vertical motion measurements, Antarctic Peninsula, 2005/07
Correction, Verification and Context, of Satellite-Derived Elevation Changes on the Antarctic Peninsula CVaCS-DECAP The aim of the project was to measure the various factors that affect altitude of snow surfaces in Antarctica, in order ...>>
Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2) measurments taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2005
H2O2 measurements were made using a HPLC-PCD system, between 2004 and 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...>>
Hydroxyl (OH), Hydroperoxyl (HO2), and radiometer measurements taken by the FAGE instrument near the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica during 2005
FAGE OH, HO2, and radiometer measurements were made in 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...>>
IPY-246_04 - ABACUS - Tower Flux Measurements
We will make measurements of the fluxes of energy, water and CO2 from a small number of distinct arctic surface types using the Eddy Correlation (EC) method. These measurements provide estimates across a "footprint"of a few hundre...>>
IPY-246_05 - ABACUS - Aircraft Fluxes and Remote Sensing
The aircraft will be used in support of hypotheses 2, 3, 6 and 7. The system will produce area-averaged fluxes of CO2, CH4, water vapour and heat; it will also produce maps of the variability in the main drivers of land-atmosphere exchange ...>>
Ice Nuclei and Meteorological Data, Mount Rex, Antarctica Jan-Feb 2002
The sampling programme was carried out successfully using kites and helium balloon assisted kites to sample in both low and higher winds speeds. Air samples were successfully processed using the Ice Nucleus chamber for a variety of wind dir...>>
Major ions concentrations from monthly snow pit and surface sampling at Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2005
Measurements of the concentrations of major ions in snow samples were made, using ion chromatography, between 2004 and 2005. Snow was collected using surface sampling and snow pits. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laborat...>>
Major ions measured using cascade impactor sampling taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2003 and 2005
Concentrations of major ions were measured using cascade impactor sampling, between 2003 and 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...>>
Measurements from Twin Otter Meteorological Airborne Science INstrumentation (MASIN) flights, Antarctic Peninsula, 11 Jan to 5 Feb 2012
The MASIN Twin Otter aircraft (VP-FAZ) fitted with atmospheric instruments flew 22 flight, lasting in total around 78 hours, in support of the OFCAP project. During the intensive observing period from the 11th January to 5th February two st...>>
Meteorological data (including precipitation, coverage, and wind) taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2005
Meteorological data (including precipitation, coverage, and wind) were collected between 2004 and 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006)....>>
Meteorological data from four metre mast situated near the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2001 and 2006
Full meteorological dataset taken from mast near to the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) during the CHABLIS campaign (2001-2006). ...>>
Meteorological data taken on top of the FAGE container near the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between during 2005
Meteorological data were collected in 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...>>
Meteorological observations taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2005
Meteorological observations were taken between 2004 and 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...>>
Middle atmospheric carbon monoxide above Troll station, Antarctica from February 2008 - January 2010 : V 2.0
Version 2.0 This data set contains mesospheric carbon monoxide (CO) data acquired by the ground-based microwave radiometer of the British Antarctic Survey (BAS radiometer) stationed at Troll station in Antarctica (72 deg S, 2.5 deg E, 12...>>
Middle atmospheric carbon monoxide above Troll station, Antarctica from February 2008 - January 2010 : V1.0
Version 1.0 This data set contains mesospheric carbon monoxide (CO) data acquired by the ground-based microwave radiometer of the British Antarctic Survey (BAS radiometer) stationed at Troll station in Antarctica (72 deg S, 2.5 deg E, 12...>>
Mono-nitrogen oxides (NOx) measurements taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2005
NOx measurements were made, using a chemiluminescence analyser, between 2004 and 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...>>
Monthly mean temperature,pressure and wind speed data from a selection Antarctic stations and automatic weather stations for use in climatic research
The READER Project READER (REference Antarctic Data for Environmental Research) is a project of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR http://www.scar.org/) and has the goal of creating a high quality, long term dataset of...>>
Nitric acid (HNO3) measurements taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2006
Nitric acid measurements were made using ion chromatography, between 2004 and 2006. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...>>
Non-Methane Hydrocarbon (NMHC) measurements taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2005
NMHC measurements were made, using a GC-FID, between 2004 and 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...>>
Organic nitrates and selected Halocarbons concentration measurments taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2006
Concentrations of organic nitrates and selected halocarbons in bottle samples were measured using NI-GCMS, between 2004 and 2006. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS proje...>>
Ozone (O3) and Nitric Oxide (NO) measurements taken on top of the FAGE container near the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between during 2005
O3 and NO measurements were made in 2005, using TEI instruments attached to the roof of the FAGE container. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...>>
Peroxyacetyl nitrate (PAN) mixing ratio measurments taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2005
PAN mixing ratio measurements were made, using the UEA Cryo-PAN instrument, between 2004 and 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006)....>>
Pollution filter measurements taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2001 and 2006
Pollution filter data were collected between 2001 and 2006. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...>>
Ship underway data, including navigation and vessel-mounted ADCP (Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers) taken aboard RRS James Clark Ross cruise JR158, 2007
Ship underway data, including navigation and shipborne ADCP. On the ship the position and observed data were interpolated to five-second records to merge the navigation with the underway data. These one-minute averages are averages over 1...>>
Surface Energy Budget (SEB) measurements of the snowpack taken at Larsen camp, Larsen C Ice Shelf, Jan 2011
Comprehensive measurements to capture the surface energy balance (radiation, turbulence, snow temperature,...) ...>>
Surface ozone measurements taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2005
Surface ozone measurements were made, using a 2B-Technologies (Model 202) ozone analyzer, between 2004 and 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...>>
Temperature data taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2001 and 2006
Temperature measurements were made between 2004 and 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...>>
UK Antarctic Surface Meteorology; 1947 - 2013
Surface meteorological data collected at British Antarctic Survey stations in Antarctica. The following meteorological parameters are included in the files Sea Level Pressure (hPa), Station Level Pressure (hPa), Temperature (Deg C), Wind...>>
UK Met Office's Unified Model (UM) output, run at 4km resolution, Larsen Ice Shelf, Jan to Feb 2011
Model output...>>
VELOX
Data from the VELOX (VLF/ELF Logger Experiment) at Halley. Continuous VLF/ELF radio wave power, polarisation, arrival bearing, maximum/ minimum, and impulse counts, in 10 frequency bands from 300 Hz to 10 kHz with a 1 s time resolution. Fo...>>
Very Low frequency (VLF) Doppler Radio Receiver data from Rothera, Antarctica in 2001/2002
New instrumentation was deployed in the Antarctic Peninsula region to monitor conditions occurring in the region of near-space surrounding the Earth. The opportunity was taken to link into a NASA satellite mission occurring at the same time...>>
Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model output run at 1km resolution, Larsen Ice Shelf, Jan to Feb 2011
Model output...>>
Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model, run at 4km resolution, Larsen Ice Shelf, Jan to Feb 2011
Model output...>>