Soil temperatures from Disko Island (Qeqertarsuaq/Godhavn), Greenland

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Entry ID

GGD273

Summary

A meteorological station at 69 deg 15'N, 53 deg 34'W, Godhavn village, Greenland, measured air temperatures at 6 m above the ground, and soil temperatures (deg C) at 0.05 m, 0.6 m, 1.75 m, and 3 m below the surface. The station automatically measured data every half hour. Data extend from 01 January 1991 to 16 November 2002. Data are in tab-delimited ASCII text format and are available via FTP.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: 69.15°     S: 69.15°     E: -53.34°     W: -53.34°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Nielsen, N., Humlum, O., and B.U. Hansen
Dataset Title: Soil temperatures from Disko Island (Qeqertarsuaq/Godhavn), Greenland
Dataset Release Date: 2003-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd273.html

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 1991-01-01
Stop Date: 2002-12-31

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT NORTH AMERICA GREENLAND QEQERTARSSUAQ/GODHAVN, GREENLAND

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

  • Soil Properties
  • Soil Temperature
  • Thermal Properties

Data Center

National Snow and Ice Data Center
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

Data Center Personnel

Name: NSIDC User Services
Phone: 1 303 492-6199
Fax: 1 303 492-2468
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

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

Distribution

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)

Personnel

Hanne H. Christiansen
Role: DATA AUTHOR
Phone: 47 79 02 33 20
Email: hhc@server1.geogr.ku.dk
Email: hanne.christiansen@unis.no
Contact Address:

  • The University Centre in Svalbard

City: Longyearbyen
Postal Code: N-9171
Country: Norway

Niels Nielsen
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 45 3532 2160
Fax: 45 3532 2150
Email: nn@geogr.ku.dk
Contact Address:

  • University of Copenhagen
  • Institute of Geography
  • Oster Voldgade 10

City: Copenkagen
Postal Code: DK 1350
Country: Denmark

Birger Ulf Hansen
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: buh@geogr.ku.dk
Contact Address:

  • University of Copenhagen
  • Institute of Geography
  • Oster Voldgade 10

City: Copenkagen
Postal Code: DK 1350
Country: Denmark

Ole Humlum
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 47 79 02 33 00
Fax: 47 79 02 33 01
Email: oleh@unis.no
Contact Address:

  • The University Centre on Svalbard, UNIS
  • Department of Geology
  • P.O. Box 156

City: Longyearbyen
Postal Code: 9171
Country: Norway

Reference

Hansen, B.U., O. Humlum, and N. Nielsen. 2000. Meteorological Observations in 1996 at the Arctic Station, Qeqertarsuaq (69º15'N), Central West Greenland. Danish Journal of Geography 100:85-87.

Hansen, B.U., O. Humlum, N. Nielsen, M. Rasch, and P. Funch. 1997. Meteorological Observations in 1996 at the Arctic Station, Qeqertarsuaq (Godhavn), Central West Greenland. Danish Journal of Geography 97:152-153.

Humlum, O., B.U. Hansen, and N. Nielsen. 2002. Meteorological Observations in 2001 at the Arctic Station, Qeqertarsuaq (69º15'N), Central West Greenland. Danish Journal of Geography 102:103-105.

Humlum, O., N. Nielsen, and B.U. Hansen. 1999. Meteorological Observation in 1998 at the Arctic Station, Qeqertarsuaq (69º15'N), Central West Greenland. Danish Journal of Geography 99:113-115.

Humlum, O., N. Nielsen, M. Rasch, and B.U. Hansen. 1996. Meteorological Observations in 1995 at the Arctic Station, Qeqertarsuaq (Godhavn), Central West Greenland. Danish Journal of Geography 96:119-122.

Nielsen, N., O. Humlum, and B.U. Hansen. 2001. Meteorological Observations in 2000 at the Arctic Station (69º15'N), Central West Greenland. Danish Journal of Geography 101:155-158.

Nielsen, N., O. Humlum, and B.U. Hansen. 1998. Meteorological Observation in 1997 at the Arctic Station, Qeqertarsuaq (69º15'N), Central West Greenland. Danish Journal of Geography 98:81-83.

Nielsen, N., O. Humlum, B.U. Hansen, and M. Rasch. 1995. Meteorological Observations at Arctic Station, Qeqertarsuaq (Godhavn), Central West Greenland. Danish Journal of Geography 95:97-104.

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2003-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-08-24

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