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Citation
Klekociuk, A., French, J., Alexander, S., Kuma, P., Mcdonald, A. (2018, updated 2018) Cloud-Cam record for the 2016 K-Axis voyage Australian Antarctic Data Centre - doi:10.4225/15/5b2c77768eef7
Title
Cloud-Cam record for the 2016 K-Axis voyage
Data Centre
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia
DOI
doi:10.4225/15/5b2c77768eef7
Created Date
2018-06-20
Revision Date
2018-06-20
Parent record
AAS_4292_Aurora_Australis_Cloud_Camera

Description

All-sky images taken from the Cloud-Cam instrument on the RSV Aurora Australis during the K-Axis campaign between 22-Jan-2016 and 16-Feb-2016 [days 22 to 47]. Images were acquired at 1-minute cadence, and are presented as timelapse movies analysed for cloud fraction, and keograms (obtained by horizontally accumulating a vertical slice through the zenith pixel of each image).

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Purpose

To determine cloud fraction during the K-Axis campaign for comparison with atmospheric models

Quality

Some data are missing due to instrumental failure
24-Jan-16 [D024] 06UT greater than 24UT
25-Jan-16 [D025] 00UT greater than 14UT
06-Feb-16 [D037] 09UT greater than 24UT
07-Feb-16 [D038] 00UT greater than 24UT
08-Feb-16 [D039] 00UT greater than 0740UT

Access

These data are publicly available for download from the provided URL.

Temporal Coverages

Spatial Coverages

Data Resolution

Temporal Resolution:
1 Minute(s)

Science Keywords

Additional Keywords

  • K-AXIS

Locations

  • OCEAN > SOUTHERN OCEAN > K-AXIS
  • OCEAN > SOUTHERN OCEAN > KERGUELEN PLATEAU
  • CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA
  • GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR

Platforms

  • R/V Aurora Australis

Instruments

  • All-Sky Camera

Researchers

  • klekociuk, andrew (INVESTIGATOR,TECHNICAL CONTACT)
  • french, john (INVESTIGATOR,TECHNICAL CONTACT,DIF AUTHOR)
  • alexander, simon (INVESTIGATOR,TECHNICAL CONTACT)
  • kuma, peter (INVESTIGATOR)
  • mcdonald, adrian (INVESTIGATOR)

Use Constraints

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=AAS_4292_Cloud_Camera_K-Axis when using these data.

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