UW Automatic Weather Stations - 2007

Regions:Years: Ross Ice Shelf
Stations (2007):

Mary AWS

Owner: UW AWS UW
Site Code: MRY
Initial Start Date: 2005-01-31
Info from Service Visit: 2006-10-30
Latitude: -79.305 S
Longitude: 162.985 E
Elevation: 58 meters

ARGOS ID: 8983
2007 Archive (FTP): 3-hourly | 10-minute

Station Records:
Max. Temp. (C) 5.9   2007-01-24
Min. Temp. (C) -58.6   2009-09-03
Max Wind (m/s) 26.4   2007-01-24
Max. Press. (mb) 1025.3   2007-07-24
Min. Press. (mb) 946.4   2010-09-09

Notes: Station was named for a friend of Dr. Charles Stearns, founder of the AWS project.

20 January 2012
Field team: John Cassano
Helo crew: Flo and John (heli-tech)
Morale: Lisa and Dan

Work performed:
Removed Mary AWS
Removed boom, solar panel, AWS enclosure, junction box, lower boom / ADG, and one 7' tower section. All other tower sections, anchors, and battery boxes were left at the site.

Instrument heights:
Upon arrival the AWS enclosure, junction box, and lower boom/ADG were all buried.
Boom: 65"

Handheld GPS coordinates for the site were 79 deg 18.604 min S and 163 deg 2.212 min E.