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Citation
Klekociuk, A.R., French, W.J.R, Alexander, S.P., Kuma, P. and McDonald, A.J. (2018) Cloud-Cam record for the 2016 K-Axis voyage, Ver. 1, Australian Antarctic Data Centre - doi:10.4225/15/5b2c77768eef7, Accessed: 2020-01-29
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
Expected Date of Data Release
2018-06-21
Data Version
1
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.

Project

    ISO Topic

    • CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
    • OCEANS

    Dataset Language

    • English

    Orignating Centre

    • Australian Antarctic Division

    Dataset Progress

    • COMPLETE

    IDN Node

    • AMD/AU
    • AMD
    • CEOS

    Publications

    • Andrew R. Klekociuk, Simon P. Alexander, W. John R. French, Peter Kuma and Adrian J. McDonald (2018) The state of the atmosphere in the 2016 southern Kerguelen Axis campaign region

    Metadata Revision History

      2018-06-20 - record created by John French.

    Creative Commons License