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    A tide gauge was installed in November 1990 and has been in near continuous operation since. A 10 minute average of water depth was recorded each hour with hourly averages of wind speed and direction, air temperature and solar radiation. From 2000 the recording frequency was increased from every hour to every 10 minutes. From 2003 data is read every 10 seconds and an average value (from 60 readings) is calculated every 5 minutes and recorded. Barometric pressure was measured as well, starting in 2003, with six barometric pressure readings made between 2 and 3 minutes in the 5-minute interval and averaged and recorded with the tide value. Each year the rise and fall of the sea ice is observed over a 2 - 3 day period during a spring tide using GPS. These measurements are related to a tide gauge bench mark and the sea surface to enable the reliability of the tide gauge to be checked. The tide gauge data is archived by Land Information New Zealand. Instrument coordinates (-77.0339, 163.1897) GET DATA: https://sealevel-data.linz.govt.nz/index.html?tidegauge=ROBT

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    Ultraviolet radiation measurements over the spectral region 290-450 nm with a high precision spectro-radiometer. The spectro-radiometer was installed at Arrival Heights as a two month (November 2006 – January 2007) blind inter-comparison with the established measurement programme run by Biospherical Instruments for the USAP. The data was compared with the USAP data taken simultaneously. These data are held internally by NIWA. GET DATA: contact dan.smale@niwa.co.nz

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    A sea level recorder and barometer was installed at Scott Base in January 2001 initially to support oceanographic and hazards research (including tsunami) and to support hydrographic surveying. The sea-level recorder is a nitrogen bubbler system with a paroscientific pressure transducer located on a bottom-mounted spigot of the osmosis boom (to enable lifting for maintenance), that ensures the orifice always returns to the same point. Sea level and atmospheric pressure and temperature are recorded at 5 minute intervals and stored every 24 hours. Each year the rise and fall of the sea ice is observed over a 2-3 day period during a spring tide using GPS. These measurements are related to a tide gauge benchmark and the sea surface to enable the reliability of the tide gauge to be checked. Instrument coordinates (-77.0339, 163.1897) GET DATA: https://sealevel-data.linz.govt.nz/index.html?tidegauge=SCOT

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    The WWLLN Very Low Frequency (VLF) Radio Sensor was installed at Scott Base in November 2015 by Dr. James Brundell and Ms. Emma Douma as part of Antarctica New Zealand Event K060-1516-A. The sensor measures the electric field in the Very Low Frequency radio range (~500 Hz-50 kHz) and passes it to a PC which processes the data for the experiments. The antenna is located behind the Hatherton lab. It was installed due to increasing manmade electromagnetic noise levels in the "quiet zone" at Arrival Heights. The observations from this antenna are now the primary WWLLN feed from Ross Island, the Arrival Height's magnetic field antenna is now a backup. WWLLN, uses the VLF feed but processes it to detect the radio-wave pulses from lightning. WWLLN observations are sent to a central processing computer to determine the time and location of lightning pulses all over the globe. The World Wide Lightning Location Network (WWLLN) is an experimental Very Low Frequency (VLF) network of sensors being developed through collaborations with research institutions across the globe. The network exploits the considerable electromagnetic power radiated by lightning as "sferics" present in the VLF band. By combining radio-pulse observations from at least 5 stations, the WWLLN central processing computers can determine the location of the original lightning discharge. As the radio-pulse observations are immediately sent back across the internet to the central processing computers locations are generated within ~10 s of the discharge, and thus near real time. There are currently about 70 active VLF receiving stations operating in the VLF World-Wide Lightning Location Network, including the Scott Base measurements. WWLLN observations are continuously transmitted to one of the WWLLN primary servers, in this case flash.ess.washington.edu at the University of Washington, Seattle, USA. GET DATA: https://space.physics.otago.ac.nz/aarddvark/

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    14-month record of automatic weather station (AWS) observations on Joyce Glacier. The AWS was installed on Joyce Glacier at (-78.02075000, 163.79346667), roughly 400 m above sea level on 26 November 2008 and removed on 31 January 2010. Measurements were taken every 300 s and stored as 15 min averages on a data logger. Parameters and Instruments: - Air temperature (Vaisala HMP45A) - Relative humidity (Vaisala HMP45A) - Wind speed (R. M. Young 05103) - Wind direction (R. M. Young 05103) - Air pressure (Setra CS100 270) - Shortwave radiation (Kipp & Zonen CNR1–CM3) - Longwave radiation (Kipp & Zonen CNR1–CG3) - Surface height (CSI SR50A) Further details are provided at https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-16-5041-2022 GET DATA: marwan.katurji@canterbury.ac.nz

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    This metadata record represents the first direct comparison of seismic and ultrasonic data with measured crystallographic preferred orientations Crystallographic preferred orientations (CPO) in a polar shear margin (Priestly Glacier, Antarctica). Analyses of seismic, ultrasonic and measured CPO datasets were combined to assess the potential of active-source seismic surveys for the constraint of shear margin anisotropy, which provide an assessment of ice flow dynamics and stability. A continuous ice core of 58 m length was drilled and recovered in December 2019 and January 2020 in a lateral shear margin of the Priestley Glacier, located in Victoria Land, Antarctica. Core samples were analysed for CPO using electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) measurements. The core orientation was carefully preserved during drilling, which enabled azimuthal orientation of the CPO. To complete the link between seismic anisotropy of the ice volume around the borehole and CPO measurements from the core, multi-azimuthal ultrasonic velocity measurements were made on core samples in the laboratory. The vertical-seismic-profile (VSP) dataset was recorded at the Priestley drill site using a three-component borehole seismometer to investigate seismic properties and anisotropy within the glacier ice. Additionally, multi-azimuthal ultrasonic velocity measurements were conducted on core samples in the laboratory, complementing the seismic data analysis. Further details are provided at: Lutz, F., Prior, D.J., Still, H., Hamish Bowman, M., Boucinhas, B., Craw, L., Fan, S., Kim, D., Mulvaney, R., Thomas, R.E., & Hulbe, C.L. (2022). Ultrasonic and seismic constraints on crystallographic preferred orientations of the Priestley Glacier shear margin, Antarctica. *Cryosphere*, 16(8), 3313-3329. https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-16-3313-2022 GET DATA: https://auckland.figshare.com/articles/dataset/Priestley_Glacier_seismic_and_ultrasonic_constraints_on_crystallographic_orientation/17108639

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    This metadata record represents the data from 15 passive seismic stations at Kamb Ice Stream (site 2). Seismic stations measure vibrations in the ice providing boundary conditions and revealing controlling processes (ice-substrate interaction). Seismometers were deployment within 50 km radius of KIS2 borehole (subglacial channel). GET DATA: r.levy@gns.cri.nz

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    The microrain radar system (MRR2) is a compact 24.23GHz FM-CW which measures accurate estimates of snowfall, the size distribution of snow and the fall velocity of hydrometeors. Rain rates and the characteristic fall velocity are derived. See MRR2 specifications: https://metek.de/product/mrr-2/

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    An automated weather station operates at Cape Adare (-71.30492, 170.23256). The station was established in 2014 and continues to transmit live data. Data are logged every 30 minutes. Parameters: - Air Temperature (C) - Relative Humidity (%) - Solar Radiation (W/m2) - PAR (uE) - Wind Speed (m/s) - Wind Gust (m/s) - Wind Direction (true bearing degrees) GET DATA: adminteam@antarcticanz.govt.nz

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    This metadata record represents continuous year-round oceanographic observations in McMurdo Sound from temperature loggers attached to the Scott Base RO intake and a surface-mounted mooring timeseries. GET DATA: m.meredyth-young@antarcticanz.govt.nz