Active-Layer Depth of a Finnish Palsa Bog

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Entry ID

GGD622

Summary

This data set contains 76 active-layer depth measurements (cm) of the Vaisjeäggi palsa bog, Finland, from 08 September 1993 to 14 October 2002. Data were collected from a single location at 69 deg 49'16.6' N, 27 deg 10'17.1' E. Data also contain snow depth (cm) when snow cover was present. Data are in tab-delimited ASCII text format, and are available via ftp.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: 69.82°     S: 69.82°     E: 27.17°     W: 27.17°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: M. Ronkko
Dataset Title: Active-Layer Depth of a Finnish Palsa Bog
Dataset Release Date: 2003-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd622.html

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 1993-09-08
Stop Date: 2002-10-14

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT EUROPE NORTHERN EUROPE SCANDANAVIA FINLAND VAISJEäGGI PALSA BOG

Science Keywords

  • Cryosphere Frozen Ground Active Layer
  • Land Surface Frozen Ground Active Layer

Ancillary Keywords

  • Active-layer depth
  • Palsa bog

Platform

  • GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS

Instrument

  • SOIL DEPTH PROBE

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 Size: 1 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)

Personnel

Maria Ronkko
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 358 9 191 51060
Fax: 358 9 191 50 760
Email: maria.ronkko@helsinki.fi
Contact Address:

  • University of Helsinki
  • Laboratory of Physical Geography
  • P.O. Box 64

City: Helsinki
Postal Code: 00014
Country: Finland

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2003-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-07-03

Metadata Views

DIF Text-Only

Directory Interchange Format (DIF) in plain text

DIF XML

Directory Interchange Format (DIF) in Extensible Markup Language (XML)

FGDC HTML

U.S. Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (CSDGM)

ISO HTML

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 19115:2003 Geographic Information Metadata

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