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Actinic fluxes measured by spectroradiometer taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley Station, Antarctica, 2005
Actinic fluxes were measured using the BAS spectroradiometer, between 7 January 2005 and 10 February 2005. Measurements taken mostly relate to down-welling flux, but the spectroradiometer was periodically inverted to record up-welling flux....>>
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)....>>
Aerolaser formaldehyde (HCHO) measurements taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley Station, Antarctica, 2004-2006
Formaldehyde measurements were taken, using an Aerolaser HCHO Monitor Model AL4021, between May 2004 and April 2006. The dataset lists formaldehyde concentrations ppbv (parts per billion by volume) at 10-minute averaged intervals. This...>>
Aethalometer Black Carbon measurements taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2005
Aerosol black carbon measurements taken using an Aethalometer (AE16) between 27 Feb 2004 and 29 Nov 2005. This work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (CASLab) at Halley, Antarctica, as part of the Chemistry of the Antarcti...>>
Air sample data collected at the Rothera Time-Series (RaTS) site, Marguerite Bay, 2008-2009
Air samples were collected at the Rothera Time-Series (RaTS) site, Marguerite Bay, during the 2008-2009 field season. These were collected in addition to the surface water samples, in order to allow for the calculation of the direction and ...>>
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, 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 Antarctic snow accumulation map is derived from a compilation of field measurements. Satellite observations from AMSR-E and AVHRR (Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer-EOS and Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer) instruments are...>>
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-Jul 2011
Ground-based meteorological data from Automatic Weather Stations (AWS) were collected to observe the atmospheric flow along a transect across the Antarctic Peninsula mountains around 67 degrees south during the NERC-funded Orographic Flows ...>>
Automated Weather System (AWS) data from Cole Peninsula, Jan 2011 to Jan 2012
Ground-based meteorological data from Automatic Weather Stations (AWS) were collected to observe the atmospheric flow along a transect across the Antarctic Peninsula mountains around 67 degrees south during the NERC-funded Orographic Flows ...>>
Automatic Weather Station (AWS) data collected from Rothschild, Latady and Smyley Islands, Antarctica, 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 spectroradiometer data from Rothera, 1997 onwards
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 irradian...>>
Condensation particle concentration measurements taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley Station, Antarctica, 2004-2005
Condensation particle concentration measurements were taken using TSI Inc Condensation Particle Counter (Model 3010) between Nov 2004 and Feb 2005. This work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (CASLab) at Halley, Antarc...>>
Data collected from radiosondes launched at Larsen camp, Larsen Ice Shelf, Jan 2011
24 radiosondes were launched from a camp on the Larsen Ice Shelf during the period 8-31 January 2011. Launches were carried out when weather forecast models forecast Fohn conditions. Files contain start time, minutes and seconds since start...>>
Data collected from radiosondes launched at Rothera Station, Antarctic, Jan-Feb 2011
A total of 52 sondes were launched from Rothera during the 2010-11 field season. During episodes of westerly flow and potential Fohn events, routinely launched radiosondes at Rothera were complemented with additional launches, up to every t...>>
Dew point measurements taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley Station, Antarctica, 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 dataset provide dew point in degrees C at one minute averag...>>
Glacier flow vertical motion measurements, Antarctic Peninsula, 2005/07
At four sites on the Antarctic Peninsula during the 2004-2005 austral summer, ice cores were drilled to reveal the history of snowfall, and how the snow gets denser as it is crushed. Loggers designed to measure the compaction of snow were i...>>
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 (high-performance liquid chromatograph) 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
Measurements of hydroxyl (OH), hydroperoxyl (HO2), using FAGE (Fluorescence Assay by Gas Expansion), additionally radiometer measurements of ozone photolysis frequencies j(O1D), between Jan and Oct 2005. This work was carried out at the Cle...>>
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...>>
Long-term dataset of mean surface and upper air meteorological measurements from a selection of Antarctic stations and automatic weather stations - READER (REference Antarctic Data for Environmental Research) 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 mean surface and upper...>>
Major ions concentrations from monthly snow pit and surface sampling at Halley Station, Antarctica, 2004-2005
Measurements of the concentrations of major ions in snow samples, Halley Station, 2004-2005. Snow was collected using surface sampling and snow pits and analysed using ion chromatography. This work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector La...>>
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 2011
Meteorological data measured by the Meteorological Airborne Science INstrumentation (MASIN) onboard the British Antarctic Survey Twin Otter aircraft in the region of 67 degrees South on the Antarctic Peninsula during the NERC-funded Orograp...>>
Measurements of atmospheric ammonia, and chemical and physiological analyses of ecological materials collected at Cape Hallett, Antarctica
The dataset contains measurements of mean atmospheric ammonia concentrations taken at seven locations in and around Cape Hallett, northern Victoria Land. The data were obtained using ALPHA passive diffusion samplers mounted at a height of 1...>>
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 Subglacial Lake Ellsworth region, West Antarctica, 2008-2009
Meteorological data acquired in the region of subglacial Lake Ellsworth. Recording instrument: HOBO Automatic Weather Station (HOBO AWS) recording wind speed, wind direction, temperature, pressure, humidity, solar radiation. ...>>
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 from subglacial Lake Ellsworth region, West Antarctica, 2007-2008
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....>>
Meteorological data taken on top of the FAGE container near the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley Station, Antarctica, 2005
Meteorological data were collected between Jan and Oct 2005 from a sensor positioned on top 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). ...>>
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 oxide (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). ...>>
Nitric acid (HNO3) measurements taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley Station, Antarctica, 2004-2006
The dataset lists concentrations of nitric acid ng/m3 as analysed by ion chromotography. Nitric acid was sampled using URG annular denuder system at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (CASLab), Halley Station, Antarctica, Mar 2004 - Mar 2006. ...>>
Non-methane hydrocarbon (NMHC) measurements taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley Station, Antarctica, 2004-2005
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 halocarbon 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...>>
Orographic flows and the climate of the Antarctic Peninsula (OFCAP) Project Description (AFI 10/04)
The Antarctic Peninsula is currently one of the most rapidly warming regions on Earth. Large environmental changes have occurred as a result of this warming, most notably the retreat and rapid disintegration of some of the floating ice shel...>>
Ozone (O3) and nitric oxide (NO) measurements taken on top of the FAGE container near the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley Station, Antarctica, 2005
Ozone (O3) and nitric oxide (NO) measurements were made in 2005, using TEI instruments attached to the roof of the FAGE container. The dataset provides O3 and NO mixing ratios (ppbv) at one minute averaging periods. This work was carrie...>>
Peroxyacetyl nitrate (PAN) mixing ratio measurments taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley Station, Antarctica, 2004-2005
Peroxyacetyl nitrate (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...>>
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). ...>>
Rothera meteor radar data, Rothera Station, Antarctica, 2005-2007
The Skiymet meteor radar was deployed at Rothera (68S, 68W) in Feb 2005. The radar measures the winds, waves and tides of the mesosphere and lower thermosphere (MLT) regions of the atmosphere. The radar routinely makes three types of measur...>>
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 from JCR cruise no 158, 2007. Includes data from navigation and shipborne ADCP (Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers). On the ship the position and observed data were interpolated to five-second records to merge the naviga...>>
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 Meteorology, British Antarctic Survey Stations, 1947-2013
Surface meteorological data collected at the following British Antarctic Survey stations in Antarctica: Adelaide Island (1962-1976); Deception Island (1959-1967); Faraday/Argentine Islands (1946-1995); Fossil Bluff (1961-2005); Grytviken (1...>>
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 Met Office's Unified Model (UM) output for Larsen Ice Shelf, Jan to Feb 2011
UK Met Office UM (Unified Model) output for Larsen Ice Shelf, run at 4km resolution. Modelling was carried out to support the Orographic Flows and the Climate of the Antarctic Peninsula (OFCAP) project during the 2010-2011 field season....>>
VELOX (VLF/ELF Logger Experiment) data, Halley Station, 1992 onwards
Long-term, continuous recording of VLF (Very Low Frequency) radio noise characteristics at Halley, collected under the aims of the VELOX experiment (VLF/ELF Data Logger Experiment). Data captured includes amplitude, polarisation, azimuth ar...>>
Very Low frequency (VLF) Doppler Radio Receiver data from Rothera, Antarctica in 2001-2002
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 and...>>
Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model for Larsen Ice Shelf, Jan to Feb 2011
Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model output for Larsen Ice Shelf run at 4km resolution. Modelling was carried out to support the Orographic Flows and the Climate of the Antarctic Peninsula (OFCAP) project during the 2010-2011 field ...>>
Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model output for Larsen Ice Shelf, Jan to Feb 2011
Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model output for Larsen Ice Shelf, run at 1km resolution. Modelling was carried out to support the Orographic Flows and the Climate of the Antarctic Peninsula (OFCAP) project during the 2010-2011 field...>>