Meteorological and Radiational Regime of Antarctica: (Meteorologicheskiĭ i Radiat︠s︡ionnyĭ Rezhim Antarktidy)
Describes meteorological regime, climate, and radiation and heat balance of Antarctica. Data obtained as result of observation from permanent weather stations and from expedition observations. Translated from Russian.
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INTRODUCTION General Description
History of the Meteorological Investigations in Antarctica
Conditions Influencing the Formation of the Meteorological Regime and Climate of Antarctica
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air humidity albedo amount of precipitation amounts of Q annual amounts annual march annual mean Antarctic stations approximately Arctic Argentine Islands average calculated Cape Denison central regions climate coast of Antarctica coastal stations continent cyclonic winds decrease difference diffuse radiation direct solar radiation diurnal march drifting snows East Antarctica effective radiation Figure foehn frequency given in Table glacial slope Graham Land heat exchange height increase interior of Antarctica katabatic winds kcal/cm2 month Komsomolskaya latitude Lazareff Little America longwave radiation m/sec Maudheim maximum McMurdo Sound mean air temperatures mean cloud cover mean temperatures mean wind velocities minimum monthly amounts monthly mean values number of days oases Oasis observed obtained Pionerskaya Polar Circle Port Martin radiation balance regions of Antarctica relative humidity sea level seen from Table snow cover snow surface solar radiation Sovietskaya spring stations situated tion total radiation variation VII VIII Vostok wind directions XI XII zones of Antarctica