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Metadata

  • Station or site: CryoNet Station
  • Type: Primary
  • Attribute(s):
  • WMO ID (if any): 89064
  • Shape: point
  • Latitude, longitude: -62.66, -60.39
  • Altitude and/or range (m): 12
  • Landscape: Coastal
  • Year established: 2016
  • Year-round? Yes
  • Operations contact: Jose Vicente Albero
  • Science contact: Jesus Riesco
  • Data contact: Jesus Riesco

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Juan Carlos I
Primary CryoNet Station Information

Antartic Station in Juan Carlos I Spanish Base from 1988. (Livingston Is. in South Shetland Islands)
Onsite technical staff
Commitment of long-term permanence

Other Networks to Which This CryoNet Station Belongs

Data Information

Publications

EL CLIMA EN LA ZONA DE INFLUENCIA DE LA BASE ANTARTICA ESPANOLA JUAN CARLOS I by Manuel Banon Garcia.

AEMET EN LA ANTARTIDA by Manuel Banon and Francisco Vasallo

Measurements

The measurements made at Juan Carlos I are listed in the following tables. (Note: If End Year is blank, measurements are ongoing.)

Cryosphere Measurements

Element Variable Start Year End Year Frequency
SnowDepth2016Continuous
SnowAlbedo2000Fragmented

Atmosphere Measurements

Element Variable Start Year End Year Frequency
MetAir temperature1988Continuous
MetHumidity/vapour pressure1988Continuous
MetWind speed and direction1988Continuous
MetAir pressure1988Continuous
MetTotal precipitation1988Continuous
RadiationDownwelling shortwave2000Fragmented
RadiationUpwelling shortwave2000Fragmented
RadiationDownwelling longwave2000Fragmented
RadiationUpwelling longwave2000Fragmented
RadiationUV2000Fragmented
RadiationSunshine duration1988Fragmented

Last updated: 31 May 2017