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  • Station or site: Contributing Station
  • Belongs to site: Concordia
  • WMO ID (if any):
  • Shape: point
  • Latitude, longitude: -74.88, 123.39
  • Altitude and/or range (m): 3228
  • Landscape: Icesheet
  • Year established: 2006
  • Year-round? 0
  • Operations contact: Vincent Favier
  • Science contact: Vincent Favier
  • Data contact: Vincent Favier
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Dome C GLACIOCLIM SAMBA stakes network north
Contributing Station Information

Flat, permanently snow covered surface, small undulations (sastrugis).

Other Networks to Which This Contributing Station Belongs

Other relevant measurement method documents:

Accumulation stakes measurement method as described in the review by Eisen et al., 2007. Snow accumulation in East Antarctica, Reviews of Geophysics, 46, RG2001, doi:10.1029/2006RG000218.

Data Information

Publications

Eisen et al., 2007. Snow accumulation in East Antarctica, Reviews of Geophysics, 46, RG2001, doi:10.1029/2006RG000218.

Genthon, C., D. Six, V. Favier, M. Lazzara, L. Keller, 2011. Atmospheric temperature measurement biases on the Antarctic plateau, J. Atm. Oceanic Technol., DOI 10.1175/JTECH-D-11-00095.1 28, No. 12, 1598-1605.

Genthon C., D. Six, H. Gallée, P. Grigioni, and A. Pellegrini, 2013. Two years of atmospheric boundary layer observations on a 45-m tower at Dome C on the Antarctic plateau, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, 3218–3232, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50128.


Genthon, C., D. Six, C. Scarchilli, V. Giardini, M. Frezzotti, 2015. Meteorological and snow accumulation gradients across dome C, east Antarctic plateau, Int. J. Clim.,36, 455-466, DOI: 10.1002/joc.4362.

Vignon, E., C. Genthon, H. barral, C. Amory, G. Casasanta, H. Gallée, F. Hourdin, S. Argentini, and G. Picard, 2016. Surface turbulent fluxes calculation over the Antarctic plateau: sensitivity to four surface layers features, Bound. Lay. Met.., in press.

Measurements

The measurements made at Dome C GLACIOCLIM SAMBA stakes network north are listed in the following tables. (Note: If End Year is blank, measurements are ongoing.)

Cryosphere Measurements

Element Variable Start Year End Year Frequency
IcesheetSurface accumulation2006Fragmented

Last updated: 31 May 2017