Manus (MAN)

Papua New Guinea

GRUAN status

2011 until 2014
active

Site Name

GRUAN (code, name)
MAN Manus
-short
Manus
-long, international
Tropical Western Pacific (TWP) Manus Site
-long, national
Tropical Western Pacific (TWP) Manus Site
WMO (code, name)

Location

Country
Papua New Guinea
Province
Manus Province
Latitude
2.061 °S
Longitude
147.425 °E
Altitude
6 m

Site maps

Position and region map

Position map

Local map

Institution / Operator

until 2014 closed as ARM site

Name
ARM
-long, international
US DOE Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program
-long, national
US DOE Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program
Website
www.arm.gov
Description
Climate Research Facility

Site Contact

Name
Doug Sisterson
Affiliation
ARM
Address
Argonne National Laboratory
Building 240
9700 South Cass Avenue
Argonne, IL 60439-4801
USA
E-Mail
dlsisterson@anl.gov
Phone
+1 (630) 252-5836
Fax
+1 (630) 252-9792

Site Description

Foundation
1996
Description
main island of Papua New Guinea, in the southwest Pacific ocean, volcanic in origin
General type
rural, populated
Topography
very mountainous
Land use (within 10 km)
lowland tropical forest
Climate
Tropical Maritime
Website

Relevant Documents

ICM-7 (2015)

GRUAN Station Report for Manus - GRUAN Lc

ICM-6 (2014)

GRUAN Station Report for Manus - GRUAN Lc

ICM-5 (2013)

Overview of ARM Sites, Studies, and Collaborations - Doug Sisterson

ICM-4 (2012)

2012 ARM Sites and GRUAN Effort Updates - Doug Sisterson

ICM-3 (2011)

ARM sites - Doug Sisterson

ICM-2 (2010)

ARM Climate Research Facilities - Doug Sisterson

Site report: ARM Climate Research Facilities – Barrow, AK, USA; Darwin, Australia; Lamont, OK, USA; Nauru, Republic of Nauru; Manus, Papua New Guinea - Doug Sisterson

ICM-1 (2009)

ARM Climate Research Facilities – Barrow, AK, USA; Darwin, Australia; Lamont, OK, USA; Nauru , Republic of Nauru - Doug Sisterson

Lindenberg (2008)

Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) sites - Doug Sisterson