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Raine Island Automated Marine Weather And Oceanographic Station

Australian Institute of Marine Science
Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS)
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Attribution: 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). (2020). Northern Australia Automated Marine Weather and Oceanographic Stations, Sites: [Raine Island]. https://doi.org/10.25845/5c09bf93f315d, accessed[date-of-access]".

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This dataset contains meteorological data from Raine Island, Great Barrier Reef, from August 2012. The weather station is located on the Raine Island tower under a project with the Queensland Department of Environment and Resource Management (DERM).\n These data are collected to support scientific research at AIMS and DERM, data are part of a study into the breeding success of turtles on Raine Island. Data are made available on request to other researchers and to the public.\n The weather station is an AIMS Mk5 System. \n \nData recorded: Barometric Pressure, Air Temperature, Wind Direction True (vector averaged), Wind Speed True (30 min average) and Humidity using a Vaisala WXT-520 weather station. \n \nAddditional data collected includes ground water levels and temperatures using bore-hole sensors along with video and still cameras to record turtle movements. \n \n \n1. Operation and Weather Sensors \n \nThe weather stations collect and store data in electronic memory every half-hour. A central base station calls each remote station regularly using a satellite link. Remote stations store data for 21 days. Features such as automatic operation, remote control, remote time setting, built in diagnostics, have been developed and incorporated. \n \nThe sensors are a key part of a weather station. The station uses a Vaisala WXT520 weather station with additional sealing. \n \n2. System Accuracy \n \nSystem accuracy is calculated as the sum of errors caused by: \n * Calibration \n * Interchanging sensors \n * Drift with time \n * Effects of an ambient temperature range from 0-40 degrees C.\n

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Bainbridge, Scott, Mr (Custodian)

Modified: 12 05 2021

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144.0372,-11.5912

144.0372,-11.5912

text: northlimit=-11.5912; southlimit=-11.5912; westlimit=144.0372; eastLimit=144.0372

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