GRUAN status

Candidate site
(data flow in preparation)

Site Name

GRUAN (code, name)
SYO Syowa
-short
-long, international
Syowa
-long, national
昭和基地
WMO (code, name)
89532 SYOWA

Location

Country
Antarctica
State
Latitude
69.01° S
Longitude
39.58° E
Altitude
18 m

Site maps

Position and region map

Position map

Local map

Institution / Operator

Name
JMA
-long, international
Japan Meteorological Agency
-long, national
Office of Antarctic Observations, Japan Meteorological Agency
Website
www.jma.go.jp/jma/
Description
government agency

Site Contact

Name
Hiroyuki OGIHARA
Affiliation
Office of Antarctic Observations, Japan Meteorological Agency
Address
Japan Meteorological Agency
1-3-4 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 100-8122
Japan
Email
antarctic@met.kishou.go.jp
Phone
+81-3-3211-8409
Fax

Site Description

Foundation
1957
General type
rural
Topography
plain
Land use (within 10 km)
summer : mostly snow, ice sheet, sea ice and small rock, open water; other : snow, ice sheet, sea ice
Climate
polar climate
Website
www.jma.go.jp/jma/

Membership in other networks

BSRN
since 1994
GUAN
since 1995