Neumayer (GVN)

Antarctica

GRUAN status

Candidate site
(data flow in preparation)

Site Name

GRUAN (code, name)
GVN, Neumayer
-short
Neumayer
-long, international
Neumayer-Station
-long, national
Neumayer-Station
WMO (code, name)
89002, NEUMAYER

Location

Country
Antarctica
Latitude
70.65° S
Longitude
8.25° E
Altitude
43 m

Site maps

Position and region map

Position map

Local map

Institution / Operator

Name
AWI
-long, international
Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research
-long, national
Alfred-Wegener-Institut, Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung
Website
www.awi.de
Description
Research institute

Site Contact

Name
Holger Schmithüsen
Affiliation
Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research
Address
Bussestraße 24
27570 Bremerhaven
Germany
Email
holger.schmithuesen@awi.de
Phone
+49 471 4831-1806
Fax

Site Description

Foundation
1981
General type
Ice shelf
Topography
flat
Land use (within 10 km)
none
Climate
polar climate, costal influence
Website
https://www.awi.de/expedition/stationen/neumayer-station-iii.html

Membership in other networks

BSRN
since 1994

History

The first station „Georg-von-Neumayer“ was used until 1992. From March 1992 until 2009 the second station „Neumayer“ was in operation. On February, 20th 2009 the „Neumayer-Station III“ was inaugurated.