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Sea Ice Observations from the Aurora Australis V1 1999/00 (Polynya experiment)

Australian Antarctic Data Centre
WORBY, ANTHONY PETER
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This data set conforms to the CCBY Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=ASPECT_AA070899 when using these data. Authors should acknowledge use of the ASPeCt data archive - "The ship-based sea ice and snow thickness data were provided by the SCAR Antarctic Sea Ice Processes and Climate (ASPeCt) program (aspect.antarctica.gov.au)".

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Brief description

These data describe pack ice characteristics in the Antarctic sea ice zone.
These data are in the ASPeCt format.

National program: Australia
Vessel: Aurora Australis
Dates in ice: 22 Jul 1999 - 31 Aug 1999
Observers: Tony Worby, Ian Allison, Vicky Lytle, Rob Massom, Anton Rada, Matt Paget, Andrew Roberts

Summary of voyage track:
22/7 Ice edge at approx. 62S, 143E
22/7 - 31/8 Complicated voyage track in and around the Mertz Glacier polynya

CTD loops around the polynya region:
Loop 1: 5-7/8
Loop 2: 12-14/8
Loop 3: 20-22/8

The fields in this dataset are:
SEA ICE CONCENTRATION
SEA ICE FLOE SIZE
SEA ICE SNOW COVER
SEA ICE THICKNESS
SEA ICE TOPOGRAPHY
SEA ICE TYPE
RECORD
DATE
TIME
LATITUDE
LONGITUDE
OPEN WATER
TRACK
SNOW THICKNESS
SNOW TYPE
SEA TEMPERATURE
AIR TEMPERATURE
WIND VELOCITY
WIND DIRECTION
FILM COUNTER
FRAME COUNTER FOR FILM
VIDEO RECORDER COUNTER
VISIBILITY CODE
CLOUD
WEATHER CODE
COMMENTS

Issued: 2001-07-25

Data time period: 1999-07-22 to 1999-08-31

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147,-61 147,-68 142,-68 142,-61 147,-61

144.5,-64.5

text: northlimit=-61.0; southlimit=-68.0; westlimit=142.0; eastLimit=147.0; projection=WGS84

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