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Soil temperatures at South Royalton, Vermont, USA

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Entry ID

GGD489

Summary

This data set presents half-hourly measurements of soil temperatures at depths of 0 to 60 cm, together with meteorological data (air temperature, precipitation, pressure, relative humidity, wind speed/direction, solar radiation, longwave radiation) and snow depth. The data were collected in sandy loam soil at South Royalton, Vermont, between October 1989 and September 1993. The data document seasonal changes in soil temperature, including the development of a frozen layer and occasionally a transient thawed layer at the surface. Data are available via ftp.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: 43.817°     S: 43.815°     E: -72.51°     W: -72.517°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Peck, L. and J. Fiori
Dataset Title: Soil temperatures at South Royalton, Vermont, USA
Dataset Release Date: 1992-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd489.html

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 1989-10-01
Stop Date: 1993-09-30

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT NORTH AMERICA UNITED STATES OF AMERICA SOUTH ROYALTON, VERMONT, USA

Science Keywords

  • Atmosphere Atmospheric Pressure Surface Pressure
  • Atmosphere Atmospheric Radiation Longwave Radiation
  • Atmosphere Atmospheric Radiation Solar Radiation
  • Atmosphere Atmospheric Temperature Air Temperature
  • Atmosphere Atmospheric Water Vapor Humidity
  • Atmosphere Atmospheric Winds Surface Winds
  • Atmosphere Precipitation Precipitation Amount
  • Cryosphere Frozen Ground Soil Temperature
  • Cryosphere Snow/Ice Snow Depth
  • Land Surface Frozen Ground Soil Temperature
  • Land Surface Soils Soil Temperature

Ancillary Keywords

  • Meteorology
  • Snow
  • Soil Properties
  • Soil Temperature
  • Thermal Properties

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: ASCII Text (.txt)

Personnel

John Fiori
Role: DATA AUTHOR
Phone: 1 603 646-4515
Fax: 1 603 646-4397
Email: fiori@crrel.usace.army.mil
Contact Address:

  • US Army CRREL
  • 72 Lyme Road

City: Hanover
Province or State: NH
Postal Code: 03755-1290
Country: USA

Lindamae Peck
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 1 603 646-4261
Fax: 1 603 646-4397
Email: Lindamae.Peck@erdc.usace.army.mil
Contact Address:

  • US Army CRREL
  • 72 Lyme Road

City: Hanover
Province or State: NH
Postal Code: 03755-1290
Country: USA

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 1992-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-08-30

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