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CLPX-Ground: ISA Main Meteorological Data

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eng; usa

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Hierarchy Level:

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Hierarchy Level Name:

CLPX-Ground: ISA Main Meteorological Data

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:

2014-07-26

Metadata Standard Name:

ISO 19115 Geographic Information - Metadata First Edition

Metadata Standard Version:

ISO 19115:2003

Dataset URI:

http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0172.html

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Data Identification Information:

Citation:

Citation Information:

Title: CLPX-Ground: ISA Main Meteorological Data
Date:
Date: 2004
Date Type:
Value: publication
CodeList: CI_DateTypeCode
Edition Date: 2004-02-01
Identifier: NSIDC-0172
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
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Abstract:

This data set contains meteorological observations at ten sites throughout the Small Regional Study Area (SRSA) of the Cold Land Processes Field Experiment (CLPX) in Fraser, Colorado, USA. Nine identical meteorological towers were located close to the center of each Intensive Study Area (ISA). Another meteorological tower was located close to the Local-Scale Observation Site (LSOS) within the Fraser Meso-Cell Study Area (MSA). At each site, measurements were made at 10 m above ground level (air temperature, relative humidity, radiation, leaf wetness, wind speed, and direction); approximately 1 m above maximum anticipated snow depth (air temperature, relative humidity, wind speed, wind direction and, in the North Park MSA only, precipitation); and snow depth, snow surface temperature, snow temperature profile, soil moisture, and soil temperatures. Snow pits were also dug at the meteorological sites, and snow density, temperature, and stratigraphy were recorded. Meteorological observations were recorded at a 10-minute temporal resolution between 20 September 2002 and 1 October 2003, although data were not necessarily continuous throughout this time period for all towers. Meteorological measurements were made to support investigations of spatial and temporal variations in accumulation and ablation of the seasonal snowpack within the study areas. 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.

Elder, K. and A. Goodbody. 2004. CLPX-Ground: ISA Main Meteorological Data. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center.

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Value: underDevelopment
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Point of Contact:

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
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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
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Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Angus Goodbody
Organization Name: USFS RMRS
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 970 498 1273

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station
City: Fort Collins
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80526
Country: USA
Email: goodbody@lamar.colostate.edu

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
CodeList: CI_RoleCode

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Angus Goodbody
Organization Name: USFS RMRS
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 970 498 1273

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station
City: Fort Collins
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80526
Country: USA
Email: goodbody@lamar.colostate.edu

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
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Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Nick Rutter
Organization Name: NOHRSC
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 952 361 6610 x230

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: 1735 Lake Drive West
City: Chanhassen
Administrative Area: MN
Postal Code: 55317
Country: USA
Email: nrutter@nohrsc.nws.gov

Contact Role:

Value: principalInvestigator
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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

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Update Scope:

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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
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Keywords

Keyword: Continent > North America
Keyword: Continent > North America > United States Of America > Colorado
Keyword: Geographic Region > Northern Hemisphere
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 > Atmospheric Pressure > Atmospheric Pressure Measurements
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Radiation > Longwave Radiation > Longwave Incoming Radiation
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Radiation > Longwave Radiation > Longwave Outgoing Radiation
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Radiation > Net Radiation
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Radiation > Shortwave Radiation > Shortwave Incoming Radiation
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Radiation > Shortwave Radiation > Shortwave Outgoing Radiation
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Temperature > Air Temperature
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Water Vapor > Humidity > Relative Humidity
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Boundary Layer Winds > Average Wind Direction
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Boundary Layer Winds > Average Wind Speed
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Boundary Layer Winds > Maximum Wind Speed
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Boundary Layer Winds > Minimum Wind Speed
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Boundary Layer Winds > Standard Deviation Wind Direction
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Precipitation > Precipitation Amount
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Frozen Ground > Soil Temperature
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Snow/Ice > Snow Cover > Snow Temperature
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Snow/Ice > Snow Density
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Snow/Ice > Snow Depth
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Snow/Ice > Snow/Ice Chemistry
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Snow/Ice > Snow/Ice Temperature
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Snow/Ice > Snow Stratigraphy
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Snow/Ice > Snow Water Equivalent
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Land Surface > Frozen Ground > Soil Temperature
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Land Surface > Land Temperature > Skin Temperature
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Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Snow/Ice > Snow Density
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Snow/Ice > Snow/Ice Chemistry
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Snow/Ice > Snow/Ice Temperature
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Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Snow/Ice > Snow Water Equivalent
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Citation Information:

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

Keyword: Air Temperatures
Keyword: Atmospheric Pressure
Keyword: Incoming Radiation
Keyword: Incoming Shortwave Radiation
Keyword: Land Surface Temperature
Keyword: Longwave Downward Radiation
Keyword: Longwave Radiation
Keyword: Near-surface Air Temperatures
Keyword: Net Radiation
Keyword: Precipitation
Keyword: Precipitation Amount
Keyword: Relative Humidity
Keyword: Shortwave Radiation
Keyword: Snow Depth
Keyword: Snow Surface Temperature
Keyword: Snow Temperature
Keyword: Soil Moisture
Keyword: Soil Temperatures
Keyword: Surface Soil Moisture
Keyword: Surface Temperature
Keyword: Surface Winds
Keyword: Ten Meter Temperatures
Keyword: Two-Meter Air Temperature
Keyword: Wind Direction
Keyword: Wind Speed
Keyword: Wind Velocity
Keyword Type:
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Language:

eng; usa

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Topic Category:

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Extent Information:

Spatial Temporal Extent:

Geographic Element:

Bounding Coordinates:

 

Westbound Longitude: -107.5
Eastbound Longitude: -105
Southbound Latitude: 39.5
Northbound Latitude: 41

Temporal Element:

Time Period:

Begin Position: 20020920
End Position: 20031001

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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 345 MB

Digital Transfer Options:

Online Transfer Options:

Online Resources:

Linkage: ftp://sidads.colorado.edu/pub/DATASETS/CLP/data/ground_data/nsidc0172_met_main/
Description: Data Access URL
Function:

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Linkage: http://nsidc.org/data/docs/daac/nsidc0172_clpx_mainmet/
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Offline Transfer Options:

Offline Resources:

Name:

Value: onLine
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Density: 345
Density Units: B
Medium Name: FTP

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Data Acquisition Information:

Instrument Information:

Instrument:

Name: HUMIDITY SENSORS
Type: sensor

Instrument:

Name: INFRARED THERMOMETERS
Type: sensor

Instrument:

Name: NET RADIOMETERS
Type: sensor

Instrument:

Name: PRESSURE SENSORS
Type: sensor

Instrument:

Name: RADIOMETERS
Type: sensor

Instrument:

Name: RAIN GAUGES
Type: sensor

Instrument:

Name: SOIL MOISTURE PROBE
Type: sensor

Instrument:

Name: TEMPERATURE LOGGERS
Type: sensor

Instrument:

Name: TEMPERATURE PROBES
Type: sensor

Instrument:

Name: THERMOCOUPLES
Type: sensor

Instrument:

Name: ULTRASONIC DEPTH GAUGE
Type: sensor

Instrument:

Name: WIND VANES
Type: sensor

Platform Information:

Platform:

Name: FIXED OBSERVATION STATIONS
Description: satellite
Instrument: N/A

Platform:

Name: GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
Description: satellite
Instrument: N/A

Platform:

Name: GROUND STATIONS
Description: satellite
Instrument: N/A

Platform:

Name: METEOROLOGICAL STATIONS
Description: satellite
Instrument: N/A

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