Ground temperatures, Liefdefjord, northwest Svalbard

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Entry ID

GGD416

Summary

This dataset includes ground temperature data from coarse morainal (till) soil in a tundra area, on a 2-degree slope with rapid drainage, 45 m asl, at an undisturbed site with about 10 percent vegetation cover. A data logger was used with a sampling rate of 60 days; 1-day averaging period of individual measurements.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: 79.58°     S: 79.58°     E: -12.975°     W: -12.975°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: King, L.
Dataset Title: Ground temperatures, Liefdefjord, northwest Svalbard
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/ggd416.html

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 1990-01-01
Stop Date: 1992-12-31

Location Keywords

  • OCEAN ATLANTIC OCEAN NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN SVALBARD AND JAN MAYEN KIEFDEFJORD, NORTHWEST SVALBARD

Science Keywords

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

Ancillary Keywords

  • Soil Temperature
  • Thermal Properties
  • Tundra

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: Microsoft Excel

Personnel

Lorenz King
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: Lorenz.King@geo.uni-giessen.de
Contact Address:

  • Justus-Liebig-Universitat
  • Geographisches Institut
  • Neues Schloss

City: Giessen
Postal Code: D-6300
Country: Germany

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: 2012-08-30

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