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VII. Scientific Equipment

Note: The following abbreviations are used in the table headers below:

  1. MCM - McMurdo
  2. PAL - Palmer
  3. LMG - R/V LAURENCE M. GOULD
  4. NBP - R/V NATHANIEL B. PALMER
  5. AGO - AUTOMATED GEOPHYSICAL OBSERVATORY

Meteorology

  MCM1 SPole PAL2 LMG3 NBP4 AGO5
Barometers Available Available Available Available Available Not Available
Data Loggers Available Available Available Available Available Not Available
Detectors, Aerosol and CN (balloon-borne) Not Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Laser Ceilometer Not Available Not Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Precipitation Gauges Available Not Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Pressure Indicators Not Available Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Pyrgeometers Available Not Available Not Available Available Available Not Available
Pyranometer Available Not Available Available Available Available Not Available
Radiotheodolite System, Automatic Not Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Receiver, High Resolution Picture Available Not Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Transmission (HRPT) Not Available Not Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Recorder, Four-Channel Not Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Satellite Receiving Data Manipulation System Available Not Available Available Not Available Available Not Available
Set of Pyranometers, Tyrhelometers and Net Radiometers Not Available Available Not Available Available Available Not Available
Temperature Probe Aspirators, Quali-metrics/Weather Measure Not Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Temperature Probes, RTD-Platinum Available Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Temperature Thermometers Available Available Available Available Available Not Available
Transmitters, PTT Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Weather Station Available Not Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Weather Stations, Automatic Available Available Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Weather System Not Available Not Available Available Available Available Not Available
Wind System and Recorder with Transmitter Available Not Available Available Available Available Not Available
Wind Anemometers Available Available Available Available Available Not Available
Wind Indicators Available Available Available Available Available Not Available
Wind Translators Not Available Available Not Available Available Available Not Available

 

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