North Adelaide Island was the site of a British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Automatic Weather Station (AWS) during the NERC OFCAP (Orographic Flows and the Climate of the Antarctic Peninsula) project. The site is situated at 66.65S, 67.73W, 228m above sea level, at the Northern tip of Adelaide Island.
The instruments were mounted on a 9m mast made of 3m poles, of which the bottom 1m was dug in at time of erection.
Additionally a system of guy ropes was used to stabilize the structure.
The wind vane (RM Young propvane) was 8m above the snow surface, temperature and humidity sensor (Vaisala HMP45D) 7.5m above the surface,
the pressure sensor with the logger box was buried ~0.5m below the surface. Snow accumulation was not monitored.
|location:||GeographicBoundingBox: Longitude: -67.730 to -67.730; Latitude: -66.650 to -66.650|
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