Soil Temperature Monitoring Program, Denali National Park, Alaska, USA

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Entry ID

GGD243

Summary

This data set includes soil and air temperatures from four microclimatology sites in Denali National Park, Alaska, in 1995/1996. Meteorological data are also available from one site near Park Headquarters in 1987.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: 63.75°     S: 63.75°     E: -149°     W: -149°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Chien-Lu Ping and Dale Taylor
Dataset Title: Soil Temperature Monitoring Program, Denali National Park, Alaska, USA
Dataset Release Date: 2003-05-14
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd243.html

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 1995-01-01
Stop Date: 1996-12-31

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT NORTH AMERICA ALASKA
  • CONTINENT NORTH AMERICA UNITED STATES OF AMERICA DENALI NATIONAL PARK, ALASKA, USA

Science Keywords

  • Atmosphere Atmospheric Temperature Surface Air Temperature
  • Cryosphere Frozen Ground Soil Temperature
  • Land Surface Frozen Ground Soil Temperature
  • Land Surface Soils Soil Temperature

Ancillary Keywords

  • Meteorology
  • Soil Temperature

ISO Topic Category (View Definitions)

  • Climatology/Meteorology/Atmosphere

Platform

  • GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
  • GROUND STATIONS

Instrument

  • SOIL TEMPERATURE PROBE
  • THERMOMETERS

Data Center

Frozen Ground Data Center
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/fgdc/

Data Center Personnel

Name: FGDC User Services
Phone: 1 303 492-6199 x
Fax: 1 303 492-2468 x
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
Contact Address:

  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Personnel

Chien-Lu Ping
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 1 907 746-9462
Email: pfclp@uaa.alaska.edu
Contact Address:

  • University of Alaska-Fairbanks
  • Palmer Research Center
  • 533 E. Fireweed

City: Palmer
Province or State: AK
Postal Code: 99645
Country: USA

Dale Taylor
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:

  • National Biological Service (retired)
  • 1011 E. Tudor Road

City: Anchorage
Province or State: AK
Postal Code: 99503
Country: USA

Reference

Moore, J.P. 1993. Rock Creek watershed, Denali National Park, Alaska. Soil Survey Investigation, 45.

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2003-05-14
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-01-07

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