Entry_ID: GGD418
Entry_Title: Permafrost, palsas and frost-crack polygons, Salluit, Quebec, Canada
Group: Data_Set_Citation
   Dataset_Creator: Allard, M. and J. Kaspar
   Dataset_Title: Permafrost, palsas and frost-crack polygons, Salluit, Quebec, Canada
   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/ggd418.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: Michel
   Last_Name: Allard
   Email: michel.allard@cen.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: Personnel
   Role: Investigator
   First_Name: Jennifer N.
   Last_Name: Kaspar
   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: Agriculture
   Term: Soils
   Variable_Level_1: Permafrost
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Agriculture
   Term: Soils
   Variable_Level_1: Soil Temperature
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Atmosphere
   Term: Atmospheric Temperature
   Variable_Level_1: Air Temperature
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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: Permafrost
End_Group
Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Cryosphere
   Term: Frozen Ground
   Variable_Level_1: Soil Temperature
End_Group
Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Cryosphere
   Term: Snow/Ice
   Variable_Level_1: Permafrost
End_Group
Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Land Surface
   Term: Frozen Ground
   Variable_Level_1: Periglacial Processes
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Land Surface
   Term: Frozen Ground
   Variable_Level_1: Soil Temperature
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Land Surface
   Term: Soils
   Variable_Level_1: Soil Temperature
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Keyword: Frozen Ground
Keyword: Ice-wedge Polygons
Keyword: Periglacial Features
Keyword: Permafrost Features
Keyword: Soil Temperature
Group: Temporal_Coverage
   Start_Date: 1989-07-01
   Stop_Date: 1992-08-31
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Group: Spatial_Coverage
   Southernmost_Latitude: 62.233
   Northernmost_Latitude: 62.233
   Westernmost_Longitude: -75.633
   Easternmost_Longitude: -75.633
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Group: Location
   Location_Category: CONTINENT
   Location_Type: NORTH AMERICA
   Location_Subregion1: CANADA
   Detailed_Location: SALLUIT, QUEBEC, CANADA
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Data_Set_Language: English
Group: Data_Center
   Data_Center_Name: NSIDC > National Snow and Ice Data Center
   Data_Center_URL: http://nsidc.org
   Group: Personnel
      Role: Data Center Contact
      First_Name: NSIDC
      Last_Name: User Services
      Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
      Phone: 1 303 492-6199 
      Fax: 1 303  492-2468 
      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: 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_Media: FTP
   Distribution_Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
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Group: Summary

   This dataset includes temperature conditions for ice-wedge cracking, Salluit, 
   northern Quebec.  Air temperature, soil temperature, wind speed and direction, 
   July 1989 through April 1991 (not continuous record.) Temperature inside data 
   logger, resistance values along cracking detection circuit, July 1989 through 
   August 1991 (not continuous record.)  Data are presented on the CAPS Version 
   1.0 CD-ROM, June 1998.  See also GGD360 and GGD361 for other data available 
   from Centre d'Etudes Nordiques climatological research station network.

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Metadata_Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata_Version: 9.7
DIF_Creation_Date: 1998-01-01
Last_DIF_Revision_Date: 2012-08-30
DIF_Revision_History: added creator / pub info