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Snow Depth Yearly Measurements at Toolik Station 1995-2001

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Entry ID

GGD910

Summary

This data set provides snow depth measurements in the study area at Toolik Station, Alaska, taken once yearly on May 2nd, for the years 1995 through 2001. Measurements were taken by hand using a steel tile probe and are given in centimeters. The study area is designed in 1.5 meter by 1.5 meter plots, 3 meters apart. 10 measurements were taken within each plot. Data are in table format in text files and are available via FTP.

This work was funded by the National Science Foundation as a part of the Arctic System Science (ARCSS) Program grants: OPP-9321626, OPP-9615845, and OPP-9907185.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: 68.38°     S: 68.38°     E: -149.34°     W: -149.34°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Steven F. Oberbauer
Dataset Title: Snow Depth Yearly Measurements at Toolik Station 1995-2001
Dataset Release Date: 2003-05-23
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd910.html

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 1995-05-02
Stop Date: 2001-05-02

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT NORTH AMERICA UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ALASKA

Science Keywords

  • Cryosphere Snow/Ice Ice Depth/Thickness
  • Cryosphere Snow/Ice Snow Depth
  • Terrestrial Hydrosphere Snow/Ice Ice Depth/Thickness Active Layer Thickness
  • Terrestrial Hydrosphere Snow/Ice Ice Depth/Thickness
  • Terrestrial Hydrosphere Snow/Ice Snow Depth

Ancillary Keywords

  • ARCSS
  • ARCSS910
  • ARCSS Data Coordination Center
  • ITEX
  • NSIDC
  • NSIDC > National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • Snow
  • Snow Cover
  • Snow Depth

Instrument

  • PROBES
  • SNOW MEASURING ROD

Project

  • ARCSS/LAII/ITEX Arctic System Science/LAII/International Tundra Experiment

Data Set Progress

complete

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: 10 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)

Personnel

Steven F. Oberbauer
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:

  • Department of Biological Sciences
  • Florida International University

City: Miami
Province or State: FL
Postal Code: 33199

NSIDC User Services
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
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

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2003-05-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-04

Metadata Views

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ISO HTML

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

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