Workshop on the U.S. Antarctic Meteorological Data Delivery System



The Polar Coordination and Information Section, Division of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation (DPP/NSF) sponsored a meeting of 28 representatives from organizations that collect, process, transmit, archive, or use meteorological data collected at U.S. Antarctic stations. This workshop, convened by the World Data Center (WDC) A for Glaciology/ National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) at the University of Colorado at Boulder on September 10–11, 1987, considered the present flow of data from Antarctic stations to the end users. A set of recommendations was drafted and delivered to DPP/ NSF to address problem areas in collecting, archiving, and accessing the data. Charles Steams, University of Wisconsin, Madison, chaired the session, which was organized by Roger Barry, Director of WDC/NSIDC, and Claire Hanson, User Services, WDC/NSIDC.