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BOYM_MONTHLY
McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER: Monthly averaged measurements from Lake Bonney Meteorological Station (BOYM) in Taylor Valley, Antarctica from 1993 to present
McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER
http://mcmlter.org/
Peter
Doran
Dept. of Geology and Geophysics
Baton Rouge
LA
70803
US
2255781734
pdoran@lsu.edu
http://sites.google.com/site/professorpeterdoran/home
Andrew
Fountain
P.O. Box 751
Portland
OR
97207
US
(503) 725-3386
andrew@pdx.edu
http://glaciers.pdx.edu/fountain/
McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER
http://mcmlter.org/
Krista
Myers
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge
LA
70803
US
kristafmyers@gmail.com
field technician
RenÃ©e
Brown
MSC03 2020; Department of Biology
Albuquerque
NM
87131-0001
US
(505) 277-9342
(505) 277-0304
rfbrown@unm.edu
data manager
Maciej
Obryk
Cascades Volcano Observatory
Vancouver
WA
98683
US
maciej.obryk@gmail.com
former field crew
Hassan
Basagic
basagic@gmail.com
former field crew
Thomas
Nylen
US
thomasnylen@gmail.com
former field crew
Inigo
San Gil
Department of Biology, MSC03 2020 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque
NM
87131
US
(505) 277-2625
(505) 277-2541
isangil@lternet.edu
former data manager
2019-08-24
English
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 packageÂ contains monthly averaged measurements derived from 15-minute data generated by theÂ Â ake Bonney Meteorological Station (BOYM), located in Taylor Valley. BOYM was established in 1993, during the 93/94 field season.
air temperature
climate
climatology
meteorology
precipitation
relative humidity
soil temperature
wind
wind speed
LTER Controlled Vocabulary
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: Meteorological task lists
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http://gar.lternet.edu/content/monthly-averaged-measurements-lake-bonney-meteorological-station-boym-taylor-valley
The Bonney meteorology station is located at a latitude of -77.714443, a longitude of 162.46415, and an elevation of 64.43 meters above sea level.The station is located on shore of East Lobe of Lake BonneyID: BOYM History : The Lake Bonney meteorology station was initially built on the lake's ice cover in November, 1993. Shortly thereafter the station was listed to the point where it was decided to move it to shore. Some attempt was made to right the station during this period. The move of the station was done using the ATV with the station still running. The move began at 14:50 and ended at 15:06 on December 17, 1993. Data collected after 15:06 was done so with the station in it's final position. The clock synchronized with John Priscu's logger measuring light on Nov 26 in afternoon. 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: 10 minutes from November 24, 1993 to January 12, 1994, three hours from January 12, 1994 to November 12, 1994, 20 minutes from November 12, 1994 to November 22, 1995 15 minutes thereafter. This has resulted in approximately 28 values being recorded for final storage in every output interval.
162.464691162109
162.464691162109
-77.714683532715
-77.714683532715
64
64
meter
1993-11-01
2018-11-30
McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER
Information Manager
im@mcmlter.org
McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER
http://mcmlter.org/
McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER
Â The Lake Bonney meteorology station was initially built on the lake's ice cover in November, 1993. Shortly thereafter the station was listed to the point where it was decided to move it to shore. Some attempt wasmade to right the station during this period. The move of the station was done using the ATV with the station still running. The move began at 14:50 and ended at 15:06 on December 17, 1993. Data collected after 15:06 was done so with the station in it's final position. The clock synchronized with John Priscu's logger measuring light on Nov 26 in afternoon. 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: Â 10 minutes from November 24, 1993 to January 12, 1994,Â three hours from January 12, 1994 to November 12, 1994,Â 20 minutes from November 12, 1994 to November 22, 1995Â 15 minutes thereafter.Â This has resulted in approximately 28 values being recorded for final storage in every output interval.Sampling and Averaging Intervals For Sampling frequency and Data Logger output and averaging intervals please visit: http://mcmlter.lternet.edu/data/meteorology/methods/Interval_Dates.pdf Seasonal Task Summary To view the data post-processing steps for each season please visit: http://mcmlter.lternet.edu/data/meteorology/tasks/task_lists.htm
BOYM_AIRT_MONTHLY
Description and details of the spreadsheet containing monthly averages of the Lake Bonney Met station
BOYM_MONTHLY_AIRT.csv
16281
1
1
\n
column
,
http://gar.lternet.edu/sites/default/files/data/BOYM_MONTHLY_AIRT.csv
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METLOCID
METLOCID
Location code for this met station
string
Location code for this met station
DATE_TIME
Date_time
Date sample was collected
date
mm/dd/yyyy
`Required entry`

None given
AVG_AIRT3M
AVG_AIRT3M
Daily average air temperature at 3 m above ground
celsius
0.01
real
`Null`

None given
STD_AIRT3M
STD_AIRT3M
Standard deviation for the daily air temperature at 3 m above ground
celsius
0.01
real
`Null`

None given
MIN_AIRT3M
MIN_AIRT3M
Minimum daily value of the air temperature at 3 m above ground
celsius
0.01
real
`Null`

None given
MAX_AIRT3M
MAX_AIRT3M
Maximum daily value for the air temperature at 3 m above ground
celsius
0.01
real
`Null`

None given
N_AIRT3M
N_AIRT3M
Number of observations for this average
dimensionless
real
BOYM_RH_MONTHLY
Description and details of the spreadsheet containing RH monthly averages of the Lake Bonney Met station
BOYM_MONTHLY_RH.csv
15599
1
1
\n
column
,
http://gar.lternet.edu/sites/default/files/data/BOYM_MONTHLY_RH.csv
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2018-11-01
METLOCID
METLOCID
Location code for this met station
string
Location code for this met station
DATE_TIME
Date_time
Date sample was collected
date
mm/dd/yyyy
AVG_RH
AVG_RH
Average of the relative humidity values
dimensionless
real
STD_RH
STD_RH
The standard deviation for the distribution of rel. humidity values
dimensionless
real
MIN_RH
MIN_RH
The minimum of the relative humidity
dimensionless
real
MAX_RH
MAX_RH
The maximum of the relative humidity
dimensionless
real
N_RH
Number of Observations
Number of observations for the daily stats.
dimensionless
real
BOYM_PPT_MONTHLY
Bonney Station monthly Precipitation Averages spreadsheet details, units used and column descriptions
BOYM_MONTHLY_PPT.csv
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1
1
\n
column
,
"
http://gar.lternet.edu/sites/default/files/data/BOYM_MONTHLY_PPT.csv
1994-12-01
2018-11-01
METLOCID
METLOCID
Location code for Lake Bonney meteorology station
string
Location code for Lake Bonney meteorology station
DATE_TIME
DATE_TIME
Date/time of sample (New Zealand DST, +13 UTC)
date
MM/dd/YYYY
AVG_PPT
AVG_PPT
Unevaporated precipitation
millimeter
real
`Null`

None given
STD_PPT
STD_PPT
standard deviation of the daily distribution of unevaporated precipitation records
millimeter
real
MIN_PPT
MIN_PPT
Minimum daily of the distribution of unevaporated precipitation
millimeter
real
MAX_PPT
MAX_PPT
Maximum value of the daily distribution of unevaporated precipitation data records
millimeter
real
N_PPT
N_PPT
Number of data records used to compute this statistic
dimensionless
real
BOYM_SOILT_MONTHLY
Description and details of the spreadsheet containing monthly averages of the Lake Bonney Met station
BOYM_MONTHLY_SOILT.csv
36845
1
1
\n
column
,
http://gar.lternet.edu/sites/default/files/data/BOYM_MONTHLY_SOILT.csv
1994-11-01
2018-11-01
METLOCID
METLOCID
Location code for this met station
string
Location code for this met station
DATE_TIME
Date_time
Date sample was collected
date
mm/dd/yyyy
AVG_SOILT0CM
AVG_SOILT0CM
Daily average soil temperature at ground
celsius
0.01
real
`Null`

None given
STD_SOILT0CM
STD_SOILT0CM
Standard deviation for the daily soil temperature at suface ground
celsius
0.01
real
`Null`

None given
MIN_SOILT0CM
MIN_SOILT0CM
Minimum daily value of the soil temperature at surface ground
celsius
0.01
real
`Null`

None given
MAX_SOILT0CM
MAX_SOILT0CM
Maximum daily value for the air temperature at 3 m above ground
celsius
0.01
real
`Null`

None given
N_SOILT0CM
N_SOILT0CM
Number of observations for this average
dimensionless
real
AVG_SOILT5CM
AVG_SOILT5CM
Daily average soil temperature at 5cm below ground
celsius
0.01
real
`Null`

None given
STD_SOILT5CM
STD_SOILT5CM
Standard deviation for the daily soil temperature at 5cm below ground
celsius
0.01
real
`Null`

None given
MIN_SOILT5CM
MIN_SOILT5CM
Minimum daily value of the soil temperature at 5cm below ground
celsius
0.01
real
`Null`

None given
MAX_SOILT5CM
MAX_SOILT5CM
Maximum daily soil temperature at 5 cm depth
celsius
0.01
real
`Null`

None given
N_SOILT5CM
N_SOILT5CM
Number of observations for this average
dimensionless
real
AVG_SOILT10CM
AVG_SOILT10CM
Average daily soil temperature at 10 cm depth
celsius
0.01
real
`Null`

None given
STD_SOILT10CM
STD_SOILT10CM
standard devation of the daily soil temperature at 10 cm depth
celsius
0.01
real
`Null`

None given
MIN_SOILT10CM
MIN_SOILT10CM
Minimum daily soil temperature at 10 cm depth
celsius
0.01
real
`Null`

None given
MAX_SOILT10CM
MAX_SOILT10CM
Maximum daily soil temperature at 10 cm depth
celsius
0.01
real
`Null`

None given
N_SOILT10CM
N_SOILT10CM
Number of observations used to compute these statistics
dimensionless
real
BOYM_SNOWHT_MONTHLY
Lake Bonney Snow Height monthly averages spreadsheet details and units used
BOYM_MONTHLY_SNOWHT.csv
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1
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column
,
http://gar.lternet.edu/sites/default/files/data/BOYM_MONTHLY_SNOWHT.csv
2002-01-01
2018-11-01
METLOCID
METLOCID
METLOCID
string
METLOCID
DATE_TIME
Date_time
Date sample was collected
date
mm/dd/yyyy
AVG_SNOWHT
AVG_SNOWHT
The average value of the daily measurements for the snow heigth
centimeter
real
STD_SNOWHT
STD_SNOWHT
The standard deviation of the daily distribution of snow height measurements
centimeter
real
MIN_SNOWHT
MIN_SNOWHT
The minimum value of the daily distribution of the snow height
centimeter
real
MAX_SNOWHT
MAX_SNOWHT
The maximum value of the daily distribution of the snow height
centimeter
real
N_SNOWHT
N_SNOWHT
The number of snow height values used to compute these statistics
dimensionless
real
BOYM_WSPD_MONTHLY
Monthly averages for the wind speed at the Lake Bonney station - description of the spreadsheet container, units used and other details
BOYM_MONTHLY_WSPD.csv
13541
1
1
\n
column
,
http://gar.lternet.edu/sites/default/files/data/BOYM_MONTHLY_WSPD.csv
1993-11-01
2018-11-01
METLOCID
METLOCID
METLOCID identification code for the meteorological station
string
METLOCID identification code for the meteorological station
DATE_TIME
DATE_TIME
Date when measurement was taken
date
DD/MM/YYYY
AVG_WSPD
AVG_WSPD
Average of the daily values of the wind speed
metersPerSecond
real
STDDEV_WSPD
STDDEV_WSPD
Standard deviation of the daily distribution of the wind speed
metersPerSecond
real
MIN_WSPD
MIN_WSPD
Minimum value of the wind speed for the period of one day
metersPerSecond
real
MAX_WSPD
MAX_WSPD
Maximum value of the wind speed for the period of one day
metersPerSecond
real
N_WSPD
N_WSPD
Number of data points used to calculate these statistics.
dimensionless
real
BOYM_RADN_MONTHLY
Description and details of the spreadsheet containing solar radiation monthly averages of the lake Bonney Met station
BOYM_MONTHLY_RADN.csv
73710
1
1
\n
column
,
http://gar.lternet.edu/sites/default/files/data/BOYM_MONTHLY_RADN.csv
1993-11-01
2018-11-01
METLOCID
METLOCID
Location code for this met station
string
Location code for this met station
DATE_TIME
Date_time
Date sample was collected
date
mm/yyyy
AVG_PAR
AVG_PAR
Average of the Photosynthetically active radiation
micromols/second/meter2
0.1
real
`Null`

None given
STD_PAR
STD_PAR
Standard deviation of the photosynthetically active radiation
micromols/second/meter2
0.1
real
`Null`

None given
MIN_PAR
MIN_PAR
Minimum of the Photosynthetically active radiation
micromols/second/meter2
0.1
real
`Null`

None given
MAX_PAR
MAX_PAR
Maximum of the Photosynthetically active radiation
micromols/second/meter2
0.1
real
0
2000
`Null`

None given
N_PAR
Number of Observations
Number of observations for the stats.
dimensionless
real
AVG_LWRADIN
AVG_LWRADIN
average of the Incoming longwave radiation based on applying instrument-specific multiplier
W/m2
0.1
real
-5
400
STD_LWRADIN
STD_LWRADIN
Standard deviation of the Incoming longwave radiation distribution based on applying instrument-specific multiplier
W/m2
0.1
real
-5
400
`Null`

None given
MIN_LWRADIN
MIN_LWRADIN
Minimum for the incoming longwave radiation based on applying instrument-specific multiplier
W/m2
0.1
real
-5
400
`Null`

None given
MAX_LWRADIN
MAX_LWRADIN
Maximum incoming longwave radiation based on applying instrument-specific multiplier
W/m2
0.1
real
-5
400
`Null`

None given
N_LWRADIN
N_LWRADIN
Number of data records included for the statistics
dimensionless
real
AVG_LWRADIN2
AVG_LWRADIN2
Average of the Incoming longwave radiation based on applying instrument-specific multiplier, a replicate.
W/m2
0.1
real
-5
400
STD_LWRADIN2
STD_LWRADIN2
Standard deviation of the Incoming longwave radiation distribution based on applying instrument-specific multiplier. A replicate
W/m2
0.1
real
-5
400
`Null`

None given
MIN_LWRADIN2
MIN_LWRADIN2
Minimum for the incoming longwave radiation based on applying instrument-specific multiplier - a replicate
W/m2
0.1
real
-5
400
`Null`

None given
MAX_LWRADIN2
MAX_LWRADIN2
Maximum incoming longwave radiation based on applying instrument-specific multiplier - a replicate
W/m2
0.1
real
-5
400
`Null`

None given
N_LWRADIN2
N_LWRADIN2
Number of data records used to compute the statistics
dimensionless
real
AVG_LWRADOUT
AVG_LWRADOUT
Daily average of the outbound (reflected) longwave radiation based on applying instrument-specific multiplier
W/m2
0.1
real
-5
400
STD_LWRADOUT
STD_LWRADOUT
Standard deviation of the outgoing longwave radiation distribution based on applying instrument-specific multiplier
W/m2
0.1
real
-5
400
`Null`

None given
MIN_LWRADOUT
MIN_LWRADOUT
Minimum for the outgoing longwave radiation based on applying instrument-specific multiplier
W/m2
0.1
real
-5
400
`Null`

None given
MAX_LWRADOUT
MAX_LWRADOUT
Maximum outgoing longwave radiation based on applying instrument-specific multiplier
W/m2
0.1
real
-5
400
`Null`

None given
N_LWRADOUT
N_LWRADOUT
Number of data records included for the statistics
dimensionless
real
AVG_LWRADOUT2
AVG_LWRADOUT2
Average of the outgoing longwave radiation based on applying instrument-specific multiplier
W/m2
0.1
real
-5
400
STD_LWRADOUT2
STD_LWRADOUT2
Standard deviation of the outgoing longwave radiation distribution based on applying instrument-specific multiplier
W/m2
0.1
real
-5
400
`Null`

None given
MIN_LWRADOUT2
MIN_LWRADOUT2
Minimum of the outgoing longwave radiation distribution based on applying instrument-specific multiplier
W/m^2
real
MAX_LWRADOUT2
MAX_LWRADOUT2
Maximum of the outgoing longwave radiation distribution based on applying instrument-specific multiplier
W/m^2
real
N_LWRADOUT2
Number of Observations
Number of observations for the stats.
dimensionless
real
AVG_SWRADIN
AVG_SWRADIN
Average for the short wave incoming radiation
W/m^2
0.01
real
`Null`

None given
STD_SWRADIN
STD_SWRADIN
Standard deviation for the short wave incoming radiation
W/m^2
0.01
real
`Null`

None given
MIN_SWRADIN
MIN_SWRADIN
Minimum value of the short wave incoming radiation
W/m2
0.01
real
`Null`

None given
MAX_SWRADIN
MAX_SWRADIN
Maximum incoming shortwave radiation/solar flux
W/m2
0.1
real
`Null`

None given
N_SWRADIN
Number of Observations
Number of observations for the stats.
dimensionless
real
AVG_SWRADOUT
AVG_SWRADOUT
Average of the outgoing shortwave radiation/solar flux
W/m2
0.1
real
`Null`

None given
STD_SWRADOUT
STD_SWRADOUT
Standard deviation for the outgoing shortwave radiation/solar flux
W/m2
0.1
real
`Null`

None given
MIN_SWRADOUT
MIN_SWRADOUT
Minimum outgoing shortwave radiation/solar flux
W/m2
0.1
real
`Null`

None given
MAX_SWRADOUT
MAX_SWRADOUT
Maximum outgoing shortwave radiation/solar flux
W/m2
0.1
real
`Null`

None given
N_SWRADOUT
N_SWRADOUT
Number of observations used for this statistics
dimensionless
real