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Permafrost monitoring and prediction in Southern Carpathians, Romania

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Entry ID

GGD30

Summary

This study monitored the summer temperatures (July and August) of the springs at the base of the rock glaciers' fronts and talus cones of Fagaras and Retezat Mountains. These water measurements have been made since 1986. BTS (bottom temperature of snow) measurements were made in the same areas during the second and third weeks of February since 1992. Data are presented on the CAPS Version 1.0 CD-ROM, June 1998.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: 45.683°     S: 45.283°     E: 25.05°     W: 22.717°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Urdea, P
Dataset Title: Permafrost monitoring and prediction in Southern Carpathians, Romania
Dataset Release Date: 1998-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd30.html

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 1986-01-01
Stop Date: 1994-12-31

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT EUROPE EASTERN EUROPE ROMANIA FAGARAS AND RETEZAT MOUNTAINS, SOUTHERN CARPATHIANS,

Science Keywords

  • Cryosphere Frozen Ground Permafrost
  • Cryosphere Frozen Ground Rock Glaciers
  • Land Surface Frozen Ground Permafrost
  • Land Surface Frozen Ground Rock Glaciers

Ancillary Keywords

  • BTS Measurements
  • Hydrology
  • Rock Glaciers

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

Petru Urdea
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 40-56-190377
Fax: 40-56-190333
Email: aardelean@mail.dnttm.ro
Contact Address:

  • University of Timisoara
  • Department of Geography
  • Str. Pestalozzi 16

City: Timisoara
Postal Code: 1900
Country: Romania

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 1998-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-08-24

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