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  • Station or cluster: CryoNet Station
  • Type: Primary
  • Attribute(s):
  • Belongs to cluster: Sonnblick Integrated Site
  • WMO ID (if any):
  • Shape: point
  • Latitude, longitude: 47.05, 12.94
  • Altitude and/or range (m):
  • Landscape: Glacier
  • Year established: 2011
  • Year-round? Yes
  • Operations contact: Bernhard Hynek
  • Science contact: Bernhard Hynek
  • Data contact: Bernhard Hynek
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Primary CryoNet Station Information

The AWS is located on the glacier Kleinfleisskees. For 2011-2014 the AWS was drilled into the glacier, since 2014 the AWS is placed on the glacier with tripod. Inclination of station is measured by inclinometer.

Other relevant measurement method documents:

The AWS is maintained according to agreed standards of the AWS community.

Data Information


The measurements made at AWS-Kleinfleisskees are listed in the following tables. (Note: If End Year is blank, measurements are ongoing.)

Cryosphere Measurements

Element Variable Start Year End Year Frequency

Atmosphere Measurements

Element Variable Start Year End Year Frequency
MetAir temperature2011Continuous
MetHumidity/vapour pressure2011Continuous
MetWind speed and direction2011Continuous
MetAir pressure2011Continuous
RadiationDownwelling shortwave2011Continuous
RadiationUpwelling shortwave2011Continuous
RadiationDownwelling longwave2011Continuous
RadiationUpwelling longwave2011Continuous

Last updated: 31 May 2017