Nauru (NAU)

Nauru

GRUAN status

2011 until 2013
active

Site Name

GRUAN (code, name)
NAU Nauru
-short
Nauru
-long, international
Tropical Western Pacific (TWP) Nauru Site
-long, national
Tropical Western Pacific (TWP) Nauru Site
WMO (code, name)
91532 NAURU

Location

Country
Nauru
Latitude
-0.5210 °
Longitude
166.9160 °
Altitude
7 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
1998
General type
maritim
Topography
flat, Phosphate Rock Island
Land use (within 10 km)
2 km² of the island is wooded
Climate
tropical
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