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Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition 2017: WAMOS data
Entry ID: AAS_4434_ACE_WAMOS

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Abstract: Raw WAMOS (marine radar) data collected during the 3rd leg of Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition, from the end of January to the end of Marchc 2017.

File structure: D1SPEC are the unidirectional wave spectra; D2SPEC are the 2D spectra in the wavenumber space; and FTHSPEC are the 2D spectra in frequency/direction space.

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Purpose: Primarily for analysis of ocean surface wave spectra.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -45.0   S: -70.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Alberello, A., Bennetts, L., Toffoli, A.
Dataset Title: Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition 2017: WAMOS data
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2019-11-01
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2017-01-22
Stop Date: 2017-03-18
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Quality Some entries are empty meaning no data were recorded
Access Constraints These data are not yet publicly available. Expected date of release - 2019-11-01.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License (

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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 776 MB
Distribution Format: Text
Fees: Free
Email: alberto.alberello at
Contact Address:
Department of Infrastructure
University of Melbourne
City: Melbourne
Province or State: VIC
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2017-11-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-07-10