UW Automatic Weather Stations - 2008

Regions:Years: Transantarctic Mountains
Stations (2008):

Mulock AWS

Owner: UW AWS UW
Site Code: MUL
Initial Start Date: 2006-10-24
Installed: 2006-10-24
Latitude: -79.018 S
Longitude: 170.819 E
Elevation: 378 meters

AWS Model:
ARGOS ID: 8907
2008 Archive (FTP): 3-hourly | 10-minute

Station Records:
Max. Temp. (C) 3   2011-01-01
Min. Temp. (C) -47.2   2008-08-21
Max Wind (m/s) 51.6   2011-01-01
Max. Press. (mb) 975.3   2007-07-24
Min. Press. (mb) 894.2   2007-08-14

Notes: Station Removal from Mulock glacier.

Helo Pilot:
Dustin, Helo tech
Team Members:
Lee Welhouse, Kris Young, Jen Erxleben

Approximate helo flight time was an hour, ground time was approximately 2 hours.

The tower base was approximately 18 inches below surface level, with the deadmen anchors approximately 30 inches below surface level.

Electronics box: 140 cm
Junction box: 267 cm
Boom Height: 343 cm

Upon arrival one of the battery cables was found loose. One of the attached pictures illustrates this. All portions of the station was recovered successfully.