Howard Glacier Meteorological Station Daily Averages

Summary

Abstract: 

As part of the Long Term Ecological Research in the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica, meteorological data was collected from various locations throughout Taylor, Wright and Victoria Valleys. These files contain daily averages derived from the 15-min frequency data for the Howard Glacier meteorology station (in Taylor Valley), also published by the MCM LTER program since 1993

Date Range: 

Friday, January 1, 1993 to Thursday, December 31, 2015

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Variables: 

METLOCID
  • Label:
  • Definition: Location code for Howard glacier 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: DD/MM/YYYY
  • Missing values: None specified
AVG_ICET20CM
  • Label:
  • Definition: Ice temperature daily average at 20cm
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: celsius
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 0.01
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
STD_ICET20CM
  • Label:
  • Definition: Standard deviation of the Ice temperature distribution at 20 cm depth
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: celsius
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 0.01
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
MIN_ICET20CM
  • Label:
  • Definition: Minimum daily of the ice temperature at 20 cm depth
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: celsius
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 0.01
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
MAX_ICET20CM
  • Label:
  • Definition: Maximum ice temperature at 20cm
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: celsius
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 0.01
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
N_ICET20CM
  • Label:
  • Definition: number of data points used in the stats. for ce temperature at 20cm
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 0.01
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
AVG_ICET1M
  • Label:
  • Definition: daily average for the Ice temperature at 1 meter depth
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: celsius
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 0.01
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
STD_ICET1M
  • Label:
  • Definition: standard deviation of distribution of the Ice temperature at 1 meter depth
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: celsius
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
MIN_ICET1M
  • Label:
  • Definition: Daily minimum of the Ice temperature at 1 meter depth
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: celsius
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 0.01
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
MAX_ICET1M
  • Label:
  • Definition: Daily maximum of the ice temperature at 1 meter depth
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: celsius
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 0.01
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
N_ICET1M
  • Label: Number of Observations
  • Definition: Number of observations for the daily stats.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
AVG_ICET50CM
  • Label:
  • Definition: Ice temperature daily average at 50 cm depth
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: celsius
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
STD_ICET50CM
  • Label:
  • Definition: Ice temperature standard deviation of daily distribution at 50 cm depth
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: celsius
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 0.01
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
MIN_ICET50CM
  • Label:
  • Definition: Daily minimum of Ice temperature at 50 centimeters depth
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: celsius
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 0.01
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
MAX_ICET50CM
  • Label:
  • Definition: Daily maximum of Ice temperature at 50 centimeters depth
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: celsius
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 0.01
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
N_ICET50CM
  • Label:
  • Definition: Ice temperature at 50 cm depth
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 0.01
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given
N_COMMENTS
  • Label:
  • Definition: Number of comments by the investigator about the particular measure of ICET_
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified

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DOI: 

10.6073/pasta/c8a2ee292e2deec21de130974e4c9b7a

Short name: 

Hodm Dailies

Data set ID: 

7112
Citation
Published in the EDI Data Repository

Citation: 

Doran, P., Fountain, A. G. 2019. Howard Glacier Meteorological Station Daily Averages http://dx.doi.org/10.6073/pasta/c8a2ee292e2deec21de130974e4c9b7a
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