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Metadata

  • Station or site: CryoNet Station
  • Type: Primary
  • Attribute(s):
  • WMO ID (if any): 89034
  • Shape: polygon
  • Latitude, longitude: -77.867, -34.50
  • Altitude and/or range (m): 256
  • Landscape: Coastal
  • Year established: 1980
  • Year-round? Yes
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Base Belgrano II
Primary CryoNet Station Information

Meteorological station. Sea ice observations. Available on GTS.
It belong to Argentine National Meteorological Service.

Measurement Methods Used

Data Information

Measurements

The measurements made at Base Belgrano II are listed in the following tables. (Note: If End Year is blank, measurements are ongoing.)

Cryosphere Measurements

Element Variable Start Year End Year Frequency
SnowSnow on the ground (WMO code 0957)
SnowDepth1980Continuous
SnowExtent1980Continuous
SeaiceThickness1980Continuous
SeaiceConcentration1980Continuous
SeaiceType1980Continuous
SeaiceExtent1980Continuous
SeaiceAge1980Continuous
IcebergIceberg position1980Continuous
IcebergIceberg concentration1980Continuous

Atmosphere Measurements

Element Variable Start Year End Year Frequency
MetAir temperature1980Continuous
MetHumidity/vapour pressure1980Continuous
MetWind speed and direction1980Continuous
MetAir pressure1980Continuous
MetSnowfall1980Continuous
MetTotal precipitation1980Continuous
MetRainfall1980Continuous

Last updated: 31 May 2017