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Bramble Cay Automated Marine Weather And Oceanographic Station

Australian Ocean Data Network
Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS)
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Format for citation of metadata sourced from Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) in a list of reference is as follows: "Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS). (2019). Northern Australia Automated Marine Weather and Oceanographic Stations, Sites: [Bramble Cay]. https://doi.org/10.25845/5c09bf93f315d, accessed[date-of-access]".

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This dataset contains meteorological and light data from the weather station located on Bramble Cay in the northern part of the Torres Strait. The station was installed under funding from the National Environmental Science Programme (NESP) Tropical Water Quality Hub under Projects 2.2.1 and Project 5.14 with support from the Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA).\n These data are collected to support scientific research. Data are made available on request to other researchers and to the public as well as being available from the AIMS web site. This weather station is funded by NESP with support from the Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA).\n The weather station is an AIMS Mk5 system consisting of a Vaisala WXT520 weather station and a LiCor 192 Light Sensor. The system has seperate underwater sensors that are logged (and so not transmitted in real time). These sensors include a WetLabs NTUS turbidity sensor and a SeaBird SBE37 CDT (Condutivity (salinity), Temperature and Depth) located just off the Cay in 3m of water. \n \n Note that this station is located on land and has NO in-water sensors. \n \n Data recorded: Barometric Pressure, Air Temperature, Humidity, Solar Radiation (PAR), Wind Direction True (vector averaged), Wind Speed True (30 min average), rain duration and rate, precipitation amount. \n \n The weather stations collect and store data in electronic memory every ten minutes, the station uses the 3G phone network to send the data to AIMS where it is stored in a database and then made available via the web and other systems. \n \n The data are then checked for accuracy using a number of range and historical checks, longer term summeries are then calculated along with indicies of potential thermal stress.\n

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National Environmental Science Programme (NESP) Tropical Water Quality Hub
Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA)
Bainbridge, Scott, Mr (Custodian)

Modified: 20200629

Data time period: 2015-07-16

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