F6 Snowfence Station Measurements

Summary

Abstract: 

As part of the Long Term Ecological Research in the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica (MCM LTER), meteorological data was collected from various locations throughout Taylor, Wright, Victoria, Miers, and Beacon Valleys. These files contain data for the F6 Snowfence Station located in Taylor Valley.

Date Range: 

January 1, 2000 to December 31, 2009
Data Citation
Doran, P.T., Fountain, A.G. 2014. McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER: F6 Snowfence Station Measurements. Environmental Data Initiative. DOI: 10.6073/pasta/8895c6240d04249eb5acb4f2d979987a. Dataset accessed 16 October 2019.
Dataset(s)

Description: 

Fryxell Snowfence Air Temperature spreadsheet and columns descriptions and units used

Variables (click to expand): 

DATASET_CODE
  • Label:
  • Definition: Code for given set of information for Lake Fryxell Snowfence meteorology station
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
METLOCID
  • Label: METLOCID
  • Definition: Location code for Lake Fryxell meteorology station - FRLS
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
DATE_TIME
  • Label:
  • Definition: Date/time of sample (New Zealand DST, +13 UTC)
  • Type: Date/time
  • Date format: MM/DD/YYYY HH24:MI
  • Missing values: None specified
AIRT1_3M
  • Label:
  • Definition: Average air temperature at 1.3 m above ground
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: celsius
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 0.01
  • Missing values:
    • Null = See AIRT_COMMENTS for cause of missing value
AIRT_COMMENTS
  • Label: air temperature comments
  • Definition: Noted comments by the investigator about the particular measure of air temperature
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified

File: 

FRLS_AIRT.csv (11.69 MB)

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Description: 

Fryxell Snowfence station PAR spreadsheet and columns descriptions and units used

Variables (click to expand): 

DATASET_CODE
  • Label:
  • Definition: Code for given set of information for Lake Fryxell Snowfence meteorology station
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
METLOCID
  • Label:
  • Definition: Location code for Lake Fryxell Snowfence meteorology station
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
DATE_TIME
  • Label:
  • Definition: Date/time of sample (New Zealand DST, +13 UTC)
  • Type: Date/time
  • Date format: MM/DD/YYYY HH24:MI
  • Missing values: None specified
PAR_SOIL_P3_8M
  • Label:
  • Definition: Soil Photosynthetically active radiation @ +3.8m
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: micromols/second/meter2
  • Maximum: 2000
  • Minimum: 0
  • Precision: 0.1
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
PAR_SOIL_P1_9M
  • Label:
  • Definition: Soil Photosynthetically active radiation @ +1.9m
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: micromols/second/meter2
  • Maximum: 2000
  • Minimum: 0
  • Precision: 0.1
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
PAR_AIR_P1_5M
  • Label:
  • Definition: Photosynthetically active radiation @ +1.5m
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: micromols/second/meter2
  • Maximum: 2000
  • Minimum: 0
  • Precision: 0.1
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
PAR_COMMENTS
  • Label:
  • Definition: Noted comments by the investigator about the particular measure of PAR_
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified

File: 

FRLS_PAR.csv (23.58 MB)

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Description: 

Fryxell Snowfence Station Snow Height Surface Change spreadsheet and columns descriptions and units used

Variables (click to expand): 

DATASET_CODE
  • Label:
  • Definition: Code for given set of information for Lake Fryxell Snowfence meteorology station
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
METLOCID
  • Label:
  • Definition: Location code for Lake Fryxell Snowfence meteorology station
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
DATE_TIME
  • Label:
  • Definition: Date/time of sample (New Zealand DST, +13 UTC)
  • Type: Date/time
  • Date format: MM/DD/YYYY HH24:MI
  • Missing values: None specified
SNOWHT
  • Label:
  • Definition: Snow Height
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: centimeter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 0.1
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
SNOWHT_COMMENTS
  • Label:
  • Definition: Noted comments by the investigator about the particular measure of SNOWHT_
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified

File: 

FRLS_SNOWHT.csv (10.16 MB)

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Description: 

Fryxell Snowfence Station Soil Temperature spreadsheet and columns descriptions and units used

Variables (click to expand): 

DATASET_CODE
  • Label:
  • Definition: Code for given set of information for Lake Fryxell Snowfence meteorology station
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
METLOCID
  • Label:
  • Definition: Location code for Lake Fryxell Snowfence meteorology station
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
DATE_TIME
  • Label:
  • Definition: Date/time of sample (New Zealand DST, +13 UTC)
  • Type: Date/time
  • Date format: MM/DD/YYYY HH24:MI
  • Missing values: None specified
SOILTN4_5M
  • Label:
  • Definition: Soil temperature at -4.5m
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: celsius
  • Maximum: 25
  • Minimum: -70
  • Precision: 0.01
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
SOILTP1M
  • Label:
  • Definition: Soil temperature at +1m
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: celsius
  • Maximum: 25
  • Minimum: -70
  • Precision: 0.01
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
SOILTP1_9M
  • Label:
  • Definition: Soil temperature at +1.9m
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: celsius
  • Maximum: 25
  • Minimum: -70
  • Precision: 0.01
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
SOILTP3_8M
  • Label:
  • Definition: Soil temperature at +3.8m
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: celsius
  • Maximum: 25
  • Minimum: -70
  • Precision: 0.01
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
SOILT_COMMENTS
  • Label:
  • Definition: Noted comments by the investigator about the particular measure of SOILT_
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified

File: 

FRLS_SOILT.csv (17.72 MB)

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Short name: 

f6_snowfence

Dataset ID: 

7009
People

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Associated Personnel: 

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