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Volume 11, issue 4
The Cryosphere, 11, 1797–1811, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1797-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
The Cryosphere, 11, 1797–1811, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1797-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 04 Aug 2017

Research article | 04 Aug 2017

Measurements of precipitation in Dumont d'Urville, Adélie Land, East Antarctica

Jacopo Grazioli et al.
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We present medium and long-term measurements of precipitation in a coastal region of Antarctica. These measurements are among the first of their kind on the Antarctic continent and combine remote sensing with in situ observations. The benefits of this synergy are demonstrated and the lessons learned from this measurements, which are still ongoing, are very important for the creation of similar observatories elsewhere on the continent.
We present medium and long-term measurements of precipitation in a coastal region of...
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