Air Temperature and Solar Radiation at Poste-de-la-Baleine, Quebec, Canada

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Entry ID

GGD465

Summary

This data set includes meteorological measurements from a climatological station at Poste-de-la-Baleine (Great-Whale, Whapmagoostui, Kuujjuaraapik), Quebec, Canada. Parameters include air temperature, photosynthetically active radiation (PAR), UV radiation, and wind speed and direction. Measurements were taken every 60 seconds, with a storage interval of 15, 60, and 1440 minutes.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: 55.3°     S: 55.3°     E: -77.667°     W: -77.667°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Warwick Vincent and Denis Sarrazin
Dataset Title: Air Temperature and Solar Radiation at Poste-de-la-Baleine, Quebec, Canada
Dataset Release Date: 2003-06-09
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd465.html

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 1996-06-01

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT NORTH AMERICA CANADA GREAT WHALE, WHAPMAGOOSTUI, KUUJJUARAAPIK (POSTE-DE-LA-BALEINE), QUEBEC, CANADA

Science Keywords

  • Atmosphere Atmospheric Radiation Solar Radiation
  • Atmosphere Atmospheric Radiation Ultraviolet Radiation
  • Atmosphere Atmospheric Temperature Surface Air Temperature
  • Atmosphere Atmospheric Winds Surface Winds
  • Oceans Ocean Optics Photosynthetically Active Radiation

Ancillary Keywords

  • Meteorology
  • Solar Radiation

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

Warwick Vincent
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 1 418 656-3340
Fax: 1 418 656-2978
Email: serge.payette@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

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2003-06-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-09-19

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