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Air Temperatures at High Altitude, Kanchanjunga Himal, Eastern Nepal

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Entry ID

GGD611

Summary

This data set provides air temperature (1.5 m above ground surface) data from the Kanchanjunga Himal, eastern Nepal. Air temperature was monitored from November 1998 to November 1999 at three locations (Tengkoma, Lhonak, and Ghunsa) at altitudes of 3410, 4750 and 6012 m ASL. Although temperature was measured at one-hour intervals, only daily mean values are provided.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: 27.8°     S: 27.65°     E: 88.067°     W: 87.933°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Ishikawa, M.and T. Watanabe
Dataset Title: Air Temperatures at High Altitude, Kanchanjunga Himal, Eastern Nepal
Dataset Release Date: 2002-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd611.html

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 1998-11-04
Stop Date: 1999-11-17

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT ASIA SOUTHCENTRAL ASIA NEPAL KANCHANJUNGA HIMAL, EASTERN NEPAL

Science Keywords

  • Atmosphere Atmospheric Temperature Air Temperature
  • Atmosphere Atmospheric Temperature Surface Air Temperature

Ancillary Keywords

  • Rock Glacier

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

Mamoru Ishikawa
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 1 045 778-5700
Fax: 1 045 778-5704
Email: mishi@ees.hokudai.ac.jp
Contact Address:

  • Frontier Observational Research System for Global Change
  • Hokkaido University
  • 3173-25 Showamachi

City: Hokkaido
Country: Japan

Teiji Watanabe
Role: INVESTIGATOR

Related URL

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Inventory of rock glaciers along the Ghunsa valley, Kanchanjunga Himal, eastern Nepal

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2002-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-08-30

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