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Quelccaya Ice Cap, Peru
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
upon request
REQUEST PROCEDURE
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Surface In-Situ Networks
CONTACT
Douglas Hardy
Univ. Massachusetts Amherst
Climate System Research Center Morrill Science Center 611 North Pleasant Street Amherst, MA 01003-9297
1-802-649-1829
dhardy@geo.umass.edu
SPECIFICATIONS
Network NameQuelccaya Ice Cap
CollectiveClimate System Research Center
Facility TypeAWS
PurposeClimate monitoring
Locationsummit of Quelccaya Ice Cap, southern Peru
Number of Stations1
Map of Stations
Category
Parameters (Most)wind, pressure, T/RH (several different aspirated shields, naturally ventilated), radiation (4 terms), snow accumulation and ablation
Paramters (Limited)ablation stake measurements
Archiveinternal
Period of RecordJuly 2004 to present
Temporal Resolutionhourly
Data Seasonhourly
Data Availabilityupon request
Other Purposesglaciology
FixedYes
MobileNo
PortableNo
REFERENCES
Bradley, R. S., F. T. Keimig, H. F. Diaz, and D. R. Hardy (2009), Recent changes in freezing level heights in the Tropics with implications for the deglacierization of high mountain regions, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L17701, doi:10.1029/2009GL037712. Hardy, D.R., and S.P. Hardy, 2008. White-winged Diuca Finch (Diuca speculifera) Nesting on Quelccaya Ice Cap, Perú. Wilson Journal of Ornithology, 120, 613–617, doi:10.1676/06-165.1
UPDATED ON
4 Sep 2009 06:17