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CLPX-Ground: Snow Measurements at the Local Scale Observation Site (LSOS)

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Metadata Entity Set Information:

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eng; usa

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Hierarchy Level:

Value: dataset
CodeList: MD_ScopeCode

Hierarchy Level Name:

CLPX-Ground: Snow Measurements at the Local Scale Observation Site (LSOS)

Contact:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: CIRES, 449 UCB
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

Contact Role:

Value: pointOfContact
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Date Stamp:

2014-07-28

Metadata Standard Name:

ISO 19115 Geographic Information - Metadata First Edition

Metadata Standard Version:

ISO 19115:2003

Dataset URI:

http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0169.html

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Data Identification Information:

Citation:

Citation Information:

Title: CLPX-Ground: Snow Measurements at the Local Scale Observation Site (LSOS)
Date:
Date: 2003
Date Type:
Value: publication
CodeList: CI_DateTypeCode
Edition Date: 2003-12-22
Identifier: NSIDC-0169
Cited Responsible Party:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC DAAC User Services
Organization Name: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

Contact Role:

Value: custodian
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

Contact Role:

Value: custodian
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Abstract:

This data set presents snow depth, snow water equivalence (SWE), snow wetness data, and snow pit data from two pine sites and a small clearing at the Local Scale Observation Site (LSOS) of the Cold Land Processes Field Experiment (CLPX) in northern Colorado. The LSOS is a 0.8 ha study site located within the Fraser Intensive Study Area (ISA). The study area has flat topography with a uniform pine forest, a discontinuous pine forest, and a small clearing. Data were collected during February and March 2003. The NASA CLPX is a multi-sensor, multi-scale experiment that focuses on extending a local-scale understanding of water fluxes, storage, and transformations to regional and global scales. Within a framework of nested study areas in the central Rocky Mountains of the western United States, ranging from 1-ha to 160,000 km2, intensive ground, airborne, and spaceborne observations are collected. Data collection focuses on two seasons: mid-winter, when conditions are generally frozen and dry, and early spring, a transitional period when both frozen and thawed, dry and wet conditions are widespread.

Purpose:

Scientific Research

Credit:

The following example shows how to cite the use of this data set in a publication. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Hardy, J., J. Pomeroy, T. Link, D. Marks, D. Cline, K. Elder, and R. Davis. 2003. CLPX-Ground: Snow Measurements at the Local Scale Observation Site (LSOS). [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Status:

Value: underDevelopment
CodeList: MD_ProgressCode

Point of Contact:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Janet Hardy
Organization Name: CRREL
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 603 646 4306

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: ERDC - CRREL
City: Hanover
Administrative Area: NH
Postal Code: 03755
Country: USA
Email: Janet.P.Hardy@erdc.usace.army.mil

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: John Pomeroy
Organization Name: University of Wales, Aberystwyth
Contact:

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: University of Wales, Aberystwyth
City: Aberystwyth
Administrative Area: Ceredigion
Postal Code: SY23 2AX
Country: UK
Email: John.Pomeroy@aber.ac.uk

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Tim Link
Organization Name: University of Idaho
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 208 885 9465

Contact Address:

Email: tlink@uidaho.edu

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Danny Marks
Organization Name: USDA
Contact:

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: Northwest Watershed Research Center
City: Boise
Administrative Area: ID
Postal Code: USA
Country: 83712-7716
Email: danny@nwrc.ars.usda.gov

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Don Cline
Organization Name: NOHRSC
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 952 361 6610 x252

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Weather Service
City: Chanhassen
Administrative Area: MN
Postal Code: 55317
Country: USA
Email: cline@nohrsc.nws.gov

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Don Cline
Organization Name: NOHRSC
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 952 361 6610 x252

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Weather Service
City: Chanhassen
Administrative Area: MN
Postal Code: 55317
Country: USA
Email: cline@nohrsc.nws.gov

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Kelly Elder
Organization Name: USFS RMRS
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 970 498 1233

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: Rocky Mountain Research Station
City: Fort Collins
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80526
Country: USA
Email: kelder@fs.fed.us

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Kelly Elder
Organization Name: USFS RMRS
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 970 498 1233

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: Rocky Mountain Research Station
City: Fort Collins
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80526
Country: USA
Email: kelder@fs.fed.us

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Robert Davis
Organization Name: CRREL
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 603 646 4219

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: 72 Lyme Road
City: Hanover
Administrative Area: NH
Postal Code: 03755
Country: USA
Email: bert.davis@us.army.mil

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Robert Davis
Organization Name: CRREL
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 603 646 4219

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: 72 Lyme Road
City: Hanover
Administrative Area: NH
Postal Code: 03755
Country: USA
Email: bert.davis@us.army.mil

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: CIRES, 449 UCB
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Role:

Value: pointOfContact
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Maintenance Information:

Maintenance and Update Frequency:

Value: asNeeded
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Update Scope:

Value: dataset
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Value: series
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Contact:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: CIRES, 449 UCB
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

Contact Role:

Value: pointOfContact
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Descriptive Keywords:

Keywords

Keyword: Continent > North America > United States Of America > Colorado
Keyword Type:
Value: place
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Keyword Thesaurus:

Citation Information:

Title: NASA / GCMD Location Keywords
Date:
Date: 2008-02-05
Date Type:
Value: revision
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Keywords

Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Precipitation > Snow > Snow Wetness
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Snow/Ice > Snow Cover
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Snow/Ice > Snow Density
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Snow/Ice > Snow Depth
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Snow/Ice > Snow Water Equivalent
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Land Surface > Topography > Surface Roughness
Keyword Type:
Value: discipline
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Keyword Thesaurus:

Citation Information:

Title: NASA / GCMD Science Keywords
Date:
Date: 2008-02-05
Date Type:
Value: revision
CodeList: CI_DateTypeCode

Keywords

Keyword: CLPX > Cold Land Processes Field Experiment
Keyword Type:
Value: theme
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Keyword Thesaurus:

Citation Information:

Title: NASA / GCMD Project Keywords
Date:
Date: 2008-01-24
Date Type:
Value: revision
CodeList: CI_DateTypeCode

Keywords

Keyword: CLPX
Keyword: Snow Density
Keyword: Snow Depth
Keyword: Snowpack
Keyword: Snow Pits
Keyword: Snow Water Equivalent
Keyword: Snow Wetness
Keyword Type:
Value: theme
CodeList: MD_KeywordTypeCode

Dataset Constraints:

Legal Constraints:

Access Constraints:

Value: otherRestrictions
CodeList: MD_RestrictionCode

Use Constraints:

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Other Constraints:

Access Constraints : none

Use Constraints : none

Language:

eng; usa

Character Set:

Value: UTF8
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Extent Information:

Spatial Temporal Extent:

Geographic Element:

Bounding Coordinates:

 

Westbound Longitude: -105.9
Eastbound Longitude: 180
Southbound Latitude: -90
Northbound Latitude: 39.95

Temporal Element:

Time Period:

Begin Position: 20020222
End Position: 20030330

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Distribution Information:

Distributor Information:

Distributor Contact:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC DAAC User Services
Organization Name: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

Contact Role:

Value: custodian
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

Contact Role:

Value: custodian
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Distribution Format(s):

Data File Format:

Name: ASCII Text (.txt)
Specification: FTP 23 - 42 KB

Digital Transfer Options:

Online Transfer Options:

Online Resources:

Linkage: ftp://sidads.colorado.edu/pub/DATASETS/CLP/data/ground_data/nsidc0169_lsos_snow/
Description: Data Access URL
Function:

Value: download
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Linkage: http://nsidc.org/data/docs/daac/nsidc0169_clpx_lsos_snow/
Description: Documentation URL
Function:

Value: information
CodeList: CI_OnLineFunctionCode

Offline Transfer Options:

Offline Resources:

Name:

Value: onLine
CodeList: MD_MediumNameCode
Density: 23
Density Units: KB
Medium Name: FTP

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Data Acquisition Information:

Instrument Information:

Instrument:

Name: SNOW DENSITY CUTTER
Type: sensor

Instrument:

Name: SNOW MEASURING ROD
Type: sensor

Instrument:

Name: SNOW TUBE
Type: sensor

Platform Information:

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