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Monthly Summaries of Soil Temperature and Soil Moisture in China

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Entry ID

GGD625

Summary

This data set contains soil temperature and soil moisture data from nine sites in China. Temporal coverage varies by station; the earliest record is from June 1998, and the latest is from May 2002. Data from individual stations are available in tab-delimited ASCII text files. An Excel spreadsheet contains the same data compiled together in a single file. NSIDC currently provides these summary data via ftp; the full soil temperature and moisture data set is available from Ron Paetzold, USDA.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: 43.3194°     S: 31.8361°     E: 94.175°     W: 86.8861°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Paetzold, R., ed
Dataset Title: Monthly Summaries of Soil Temperature and Soil Moisture in China
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/ggd625.html

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 1998-06-01
Stop Date: 2002-05-31

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT ASIA EASTERN ASIA CHINA

Science Keywords

  • Atmosphere Atmospheric Temperature Surface Air Temperature
  • Atmosphere Atmospheric Water Vapor Humidity
  • Atmosphere Atmospheric Winds Surface Winds
  • Atmosphere Precipitation Rain
  • Cryosphere Frozen Ground Soil Temperature
  • Land Surface Frozen Ground Soil Temperature
  • Land Surface Soils Soil Moisture/Water Content
  • Land Surface Soils Soil Temperature

Ancillary Keywords

  • Soil Moisture
  • Soil Temperature

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

Personnel

Zhao Lin
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 86-931-8832935
Fax: 86-931-8821894
Email: linzhao@ns.lzb.ac.cn
Contact Address:

  • Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Cold and Arid Regions Environment
  • 260 Donggang West Road

City: Lanzhou
Province or State: Gansu
Postal Code: 730000
Country: China

Ron Paetzold
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 1 402 437-4133
Fax: 1 402 437-5336
Email: ron.paetzold@nssc.nrcs.usda.gov
Contact Address:

  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • Federal Building

City: Lincoln
Province or State: NE
Postal Code: 68508
Country: USA

Chien-Lu Ping
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 1 907 746-9462
Email: pfclp@uaa.alaska.edu
Contact Address:

  • University of Alaska-Fairbanks
  • Palmer Research Center
  • 533 E. Fireweed

City: Palmer
Province or State: AK
Postal Code: 99645
Country: USA

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: 2012-08-28

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