Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research (IMAU)

Ice and Climate: Automatic Weather Stations on glaciers


AWS16, Princess Elisabeth station


71°57' S, 23°20' E, ~1300 m a.s.l. (Argos id:23670)


February 2009 to still operational


The station is located near the Belgian Princess Elisabeth station. The station was erected and is visited every year by researches from the Catholic university of Leuven. Check out the website of the Princess Elisabeth station

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