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Metadata

  • Station or site: CryoNet Station
  • Type: Primary
  • Attribute(s):
  • WMO ID (if any): 88963
  • Shape: polygon
  • Latitude, longitude: -63.40, -57.00
  • Altitude and/or range (m): 24
  • Landscape: Coastal
  • Year established: 1958
  • Year-round? Yes
  • Operations contact:
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Base Esperanza
Primary CryoNet Station Information

Antarctic Base stablish in 1958. Year-round observations every 3 hours.

Other Networks to Which This CryoNet Station Belongs

Measurement Methods Used

Data Information

Measurements

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

Cryosphere Measurements

Element Variable Start Year End Year Frequency
SeaiceThickness1958Continuous
SeaiceConcentration1958Continuous
SeaiceType1958Continuous
SeaiceMotion1958Continuous
SeaiceExtent1958Continuous
SeaiceAge1958Continuous
IcebergIceberg position1958Continuous
IcebergIceberg concentration1958Continuous

Atmosphere Measurements

Element Variable Start Year End Year Frequency
MetHumidity/vapour pressure1958Continuous
MetWind speed and direction1958Continuous
MetAir pressure1958Continuous
MetSnowfall1958Continuous
MetTotal precipitation1958Continuous
MetRainfall1958Continuous

Last updated: 31 May 2017