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Antarctic Drifting Buoys

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This dataset contains data from drifting buoys that are along the ice edge or frozen into the ice. The data are observed around the Australian sector of Antarctica and have been recorded since February 1985 and are ongoing. Observations exist for around 20 buoys over this area and are not continuous over this area for this time period. Data from the period 1995-1998 only have been archived.\n\nThis dataset also forms part of the International Program for Antarctic Buoys (IPAB - see the IPAB metadata record).\n\nThe data are available below via several urls below. Further information and the data can be obtained from the IPAB home page url. The data and documentation are also available directly from the NSIDC website. Finally, a copy of the data are also held locally on the Australian Antarctic Data Centre's servers.\n\nThe documentation held at the NSIDC website provides important information on interpreting the dataset. A static copy of this document is included with the local copy of the dataset held on the Australian Antarctic Data Centre's servers.\n\nThis work was also completed as part of ASAC projects 742 and 2678.\n\nThe fields in this dataset are:\nBuoy Number\nYear\nTime\nLongitude\nLatitude\nARGOS Positional Accuracy\nSea Ice Flag\nAir Pressure\nAir Temperature\nWater Temperature\nVelocity

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GET DATA - Dataset maintained on the NSIDC site
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