Entry_ID: GGD351
Entry_Title: Soil Temperature and Moisture, Bylot Island, Quebec, Canada
Group: Data_Set_Citation
   Dataset_Creator: Giles Gauthier and Denis Sarrazin
   Dataset_Title: Soil Temperature and Moisture, Bylot Island, 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/ggd351.html
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Group: Personnel
   Role: Data Author
   First_Name: Denis
   Last_Name: Sarrazin
   Email: denis.sarrazin@cen.ulaval.ca
   Phone: 1 418 656-4299 
   Fax: 1 418  656-2978 
   Group: Contact_Address
      Address: Universite Laval
      Address: Centre d'Etudes Nordiques
      Address: Pavillon Abitibi-Price, local 1230
      City: Sainte Foy
      Province_or_State: Quebec
      Postal_Code: G1K 7P4
      Country: Canada
   End_Group
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Group: Personnel
   Role: Investigator
   First_Name: Giles
   Last_Name: Gauthier
   Email: gilles.gauthier@bio.ulaval.ca
   Phone: 1 418 656-3340 
   Fax: 1 418  656-2978 
   Group: Contact_Address
      Address: Universite Laval
      Address: Centre d'Etudes Nordiques
      Address: Pavillon Abitibi-Price, local 1230
      City: Sainte Foy
      Province_or_State: Quebec
      Postal_Code: G1K 7P4
      Country: Canada
   End_Group
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Atmosphere
   Term: Atmospheric Radiation
   Variable_Level_1: Albedo
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Atmosphere
   Term: Atmospheric Temperature
   Variable_Level_1: Air Temperature
End_Group
Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Atmosphere
   Term: Atmospheric Temperature
   Variable_Level_1: Surface Air Temperature
End_Group
Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Atmosphere
   Term: Atmospheric Water Vapor
   Variable_Level_1: Humidity
End_Group
Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Atmosphere
   Term: Atmospheric Winds
   Variable_Level_1: Surface Winds
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Cryosphere
   Term: Frozen Ground
   Variable_Level_1: Soil Temperature
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Land Surface
   Term: Frozen Ground
   Variable_Level_1: Soil Temperature
End_Group
Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Land Surface
   Term: Soils
   Variable_Level_1: Soil Temperature
End_Group
Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Land Surface
   Term: Surface Radiative Properties
   Variable_Level_1: Albedo
End_Group
Keyword: Climate Change
Keyword: Meteorology
Keyword: Soil Properties
Keyword: Soil Temperature
Keyword: Solar Radiation
Group: Temporal_Coverage
   Start_Date: 1993-07-01
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Group: Spatial_Coverage
   Southernmost_Latitude: 73.133
   Northernmost_Latitude: 73.133
   Westernmost_Longitude: -79.967
   Easternmost_Longitude: -79.967
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Group: Location
   Location_Category: CONTINENT
   Location_Type: NORTH AMERICA
   Location_Subregion1: CANADA
   Detailed_Location: BYLOT ISLAND, NWT, CANADA
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Data_Set_Language: English
Group: Data_Center
   Data_Center_Name: FGDC > Frozen Ground Data Center
   Data_Center_URL: http://nsidc.org/fgdc/
   Group: Personnel
      Role: Data Center Contact
      First_Name: FGDC
      Last_Name: User Services
      Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
      Phone: 1 303 492-6199 x
      Fax: 1 303  492-2468 x
      Group: Contact_Address
         Address: National Snow and Ice Data Center
         Address: CIRES, 449 UCB
         Address: University of Colorado
         City: Boulder
         Province_or_State: CO
         Postal_Code: 80309-0449
         Country: USA
      End_Group
   End_Group
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Group: Distribution
   Distribution_Format: Microsoft Excel
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Group: Summary

   This data set includes meteorological measurements from two tundra 
   climatological stations at Bylot Island, Quebec, Canada. Parameters include 
   ground temperature, air temperature, relative humidity, soil moisture, global 
   radiation, and photosynthetically active radiation (PAR). Measurements were 
   taken every minute, with a storage interval of 60 minutes for air data and 
   1440 minutes for ground data.

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Metadata_Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata_Version: 9.7
DIF_Creation_Date: 2003-05-14
Last_DIF_Revision_Date: 2012-09-18
DIF_Revision_History: added dist. format