Soil and Air Temperature at Robert-Bourassa and Laforge-1 Reservoirs, Quebec, Canada

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Entry ID

GGD322

Summary

This data set includes meteorological measurements from three climatological stations at Robert-Bourassa (LG-2) Reservoir and Laforge-1 Reservoir in Quebec, Canada. Parameters include ground temperature, air temperature, pressure, relative humidity, wind speed and direction, and global and reflected radiation. Measurements were taken every minute, with a storage interval of 60 minutes for air data and 1440 minutes for ground data.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: 53.767°     S: 53.683°     E: -72.6°     W: -77.133°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Levesque, Stephen, Yves Begin
Dataset Title: Soil and Air Temperature at Robert-Bourassa and Laforge-1 Reservoirs, Quebec, Canada
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/ggd322.html

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 1996-06-01

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT NORTH AMERICA CANADA QUEBEC, ROBERT BOURASSA (LG-2) AND LAFORGE-1 RESERVOIRS, QUEBEC, CANADA

Science Keywords

  • Atmosphere Atmospheric Radiation Albedo
  • Atmosphere Atmospheric Temperature Air Temperature
  • Atmosphere Atmospheric Temperature Surface Air Temperature
  • Atmosphere Atmospheric Water Vapor Humidity
  • Atmosphere Atmospheric Winds Surface Winds
  • Cryosphere Frozen Ground Soil Temperature
  • Land Surface Frozen Ground Soil Temperature
  • Land Surface Soils Soil Temperature
  • Land Surface Surface Radiative Properties Albedo

Ancillary Keywords

  • Climate Change
  • Groundwater
  • Meteorology

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

Distribution

Distribution Format: Microsoft Excel

Personnel

Denis Sarrazin
Role: DATA AUTHOR
Phone: 1 418 656-4299
Fax: 1 418 656-2978
Email: denis.sarrazin@cen.ulaval.ca
Contact Address:

  • Universite Laval
  • Centre d'Etudes Nordiques
  • Pavillon Abitibi-Price, local 1230

City: Sainte Foy
Province or State: Quebec
Postal Code: G1K 7P4
Country: Canada

Yves Begin
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 1 418 656-3340
Fax: 1 418 656-2978
Email: yves.begin@cen.ulaval.ca
Contact Address:

  • Universite Laval
  • Centre d'Etudes Nordiques
  • Pavillon Abitibi-Price, local 1230

City: Sainte Foy
Province or State: Quebec
Postal Code: G1K 7P4
Country: Canada

Stephen Levesque
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 1 514 289-4912
Fax: 1 514 289-5385
Email: levesqus@envir.hydro.qc.ca
Contact Address:

  • Hydro-Quebec, Environment
  • 75, blvd Rene-Levesque West

City: Montreal
Province or State: Quebec
Postal Code: 1A4
Country: Canada

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: 2012-09-18

Metadata Views

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ISO HTML

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 19115:2003 Geographic Information Metadata

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