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Soil Temperatures at Alexander Island, South Orkney Islands, South Georgia

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Entry ID

GGD308

Summary

This data set consists of soil temperatures collected by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) at Signy Island, Alexander Island, and South Georgia Island between 1976 and 1995.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: -54.233°     S: -71.833°     E: -36.5°     W: -68.433°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Helen J. Peat
Dataset Title: Soil Temperatures at Alexander Island, South Orkney Islands, South Georgia
Dataset Release Date: 2004-10-11
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd308.html

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 1976-12-01
Stop Date: 1995-01-31

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT ANTARCTICA MARS GLACIER, ALEXANDER ISLAND; FACTORY BLUFF, JANE COL AND MORAINE VALLEY, SIGN

Science Keywords

  • Cryosphere Frozen Ground Soil Temperature
  • Land Surface Frozen Ground Soil Temperature
  • Land Surface Soils Soil Temperature

Ancillary Keywords

  • Soil Properties
  • Thermal Properties

Platform

  • GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
  • GROUND STATIONS

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

Helen J. Peat
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 01223 251400
Fax: 01223 362616
Email: H.Peat@bas.ac.uk
Contact Address:

  • British Antarctic Survey
  • Terrestrial and Freshwater Life Sciences Division
  • High Cross, Madingley Road

City: Cambridge
Postal Code: CB3 0ET
Country: United Kingdom

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2004-10-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-01-24

Metadata Views

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