Automatic Weather Stations - 2012

Regions:Years: Ross Ice Shelf
Stations (2012):

Marlene AWS

Owner: UW AWS UW
Site Code: MRL
Initial Start Date: 2011-01-13
Installed: 2011-01-13
Latitude: -83.65 S
Longitude: -167.4 W
Elevation: 82 meters

AWS Model:
ARGOS ID: 8908
2012 Archive (FTP): 3-hourly | 10-minute

Station Records:
Max. Temp. (C) 0.3   2011-12-24
Min. Temp. (C) -58.3   2011-09-23
Max Wind (m/s) 32.4   2011-12-24
Max. Press. (mb) 1014.4   2011-08-02
Min. Press. (mb) 941.7   2012-04-23

Notes: Installed on 1-13-11 (approximate ground time 2 hours) Coordinates: -83.65, -167.40 Team: Melissa and Jonathan Pilots: Randy and Travis This was about a 10-15 minute flight from Sabrina. The ground is smooth and crevasse free. The snow is a bit softer here. UNAVCO GPS was set out. Approximate times were 2:15-4:15 (very rough estimate). A new station was installed with a 5' base and two 7' tower sections. The tower and guides have been installed approximately 2' into the snow. 2 sets of battery boxes were installed at this site. All instruments are the new style AWS. The enclosure number is 14632 and the Argos ID is 8908. The final instrument heights are: Lower temp: 130 cm J-box: 213 cm Enclosure: 244 cm HMP: 324 cm Boom (ADG and pyronometer): 357 cm Upper temp: 521 cm Aerovane: 560 cm