Entry_ID: NSIDC-0175
Entry_Title: CLPX-Ground: ISA Snow Depth Transects and Related Measurements
Group: Data_Set_Citation
   Dataset_Creator: Elder, K. and D. Cline.  Edited by M. Parsons and M. Brodzik. 
   Dataset_Title: CLPX-Ground: ISA Snow Depth Transects and Related Measurements
   Dataset_Release_Date: 2003-08-12
   Dataset_Release_Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
   Dataset_Publisher: NSIDC DAAC: NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
   Version: 2
   Online_Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0175.html
   Dataset DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5060/D4MW2F23
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Group: Personnel
   Role: Investigator
   First_Name: Kelly
   Last_Name: Elder
   Email: kelder@fs.fed.us
   Phone: 1 970 498 1233 
   Fax: 1 970  498 1212 
   Group: Contact_Address
      Address: USFS RMRS
      Address: Rocky Mountain Research Station
      Address: USDA Forest Service
      Address: 240 West Prospect Road
      City: Fort Collins
      Province_or_State: CO
      Postal_Code: 80526
   End_Group
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Group: Personnel
   Role: Investigator
   First_Name: Kelly
   Last_Name: Elder
   Email: kelder@fs.fed.us
   Phone: 1 970 498 1233 
   Fax: 1 970  498 1212 
   Group: Contact_Address
      Address: USFS RMRS
      Address: Rocky Mountain Research Station
      Address: USDA Forest Service
      Address: 240 West Prospect Road
      City: Fort Collins
      Province_or_State: CO
      Postal_Code: 80526
   End_Group
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Group: Personnel
   Role: Investigator
   First_Name: Don
   Last_Name: Cline
   Email: cline@nohrsc.nws.gov
   Phone: 1 952 361 6610 x252
   Fax: 1 952  361 6634 
   Group: Contact_Address
      Address: NOHRSC
      Address: National Weather Service
      Address: National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center
      Address: 1735 Lake Drive W.
      City: Chanhassen
      Province_or_State: MN
      Postal_Code: 55317
   End_Group
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Group: Personnel
   Role: Investigator
   First_Name: Don
   Last_Name: Cline
   Email: cline@nohrsc.nws.gov
   Phone: 1 952 361 6610 x252
   Fax: 1 952  361 6634 
   Group: Contact_Address
      Address: NOHRSC
      Address: National Weather Service
      Address: National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center
      Address: 1735 Lake Drive W.
      City: Chanhassen
      Province_or_State: MN
      Postal_Code: 55317
   End_Group
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Group: Personnel
   Role: Technical Contact
   First_Name: NSIDC
   Last_Name: User Services
   Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
   Phone: 1 303 492-6199 x
   Fax: 1 303  492-2468 x
   Group: Contact_Address
      Address: National Snow and Ice Data Center
      Address: CIRES, 449 UCB
      Address: University of Colorado
      City: Boulder
      Province_or_State: CO
      Postal_Code: 80309-0449
      Country: USA
   End_Group
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Biosphere
   Term: Vegetation
   Variable_Level_1: Canopy Characteristics
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Cryosphere
   Term: Snow/Ice
   Variable_Level_1: Snow Cover
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Cryosphere
   Term: Snow/Ice
   Variable_Level_1: Snow Depth
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Land Surface
   Term: Soils
   Variable_Level_1: Soil Temperature
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Land Surface
   Term: Topography
   Variable_Level_1: Surface Roughness
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Terrestrial Hydrosphere
   Term: Snow/Ice
   Variable_Level_1: Snow Cover
End_Group
Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Terrestrial Hydrosphere
   Term: Snow/Ice
   Variable_Level_1: Snow Depth
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Keyword: Snow
Keyword: Snow Accumulation
Keyword: Snow Cover
Keyword: Snow Depth
Keyword: Snow Extent
Keyword: Snow Melt
Group: Temporal_Coverage
   Start_Date: 2002-02-19
   Stop_Date: 2002-02-23
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Data_Set_Progress: complete
Group: Spatial_Coverage
   Southernmost_Latitude: 38.5
   Northernmost_Latitude: 42
   Westernmost_Longitude: -108.5
   Easternmost_Longitude: -104
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Group: Location
   Location_Category: CONTINENT
   Location_Type: NORTH AMERICA
   Detailed_Location: ROCKY MOUNTAINS
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Group: Location
   Location_Category: GEOGRAPHIC REGION
   Location_Type: NORTHERN HEMISPHERE
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Project: CLPX > Cold Land Processes Field Experiment
Quality: Data has undergone a full QC.
Access_Constraints: Accessible only by CLPX approved investigators until April 2004.
Data_Set_Language: English
Group: Data_Center
   Data_Center_Name: NASA DAAC > NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
   Data_Center_URL: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html
   Group: Personnel
      Role: Data Center Contact
      First_Name: NSIDC
      Last_Name: User Services
      Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
      Phone: 1 303 492-6199 
      Fax: 1 303  492-2468 
      Group: Contact_Address
         Address: National Snow and Ice Data Center
         Address: CIRES, 449 UCB
         Address: University of Colorado
         City: Boulder
         Province_or_State: CO
         Postal_Code: 80309-0449
         Country: USA
      End_Group
   End_Group
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Group: Data_Center
   Data_Center_Name: NSIDC > National Snow and Ice Data Center
   Data_Center_URL: http://nsidc.org
   Group: Personnel
      Role: Data Center Contact
      First_Name: NSIDC
      Last_Name: User Services
      Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
      Phone: 1 303 492-6199 
      Fax: 1 303  492-2468 
      Group: Contact_Address
         Address: National Snow and Ice Data Center
         Address: CIRES, 449 UCB
         Address: University of Colorado
         City: Boulder
         Province_or_State: CO
         Postal_Code: 80309-0449
         Country: USA
      End_Group
   End_Group
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Group: Distribution
   Distribution_Media: FTP
   Distribution_Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
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Group: Summary

   This data set consists of snow depth data from nine study areas, within  three 
   larger-scale areas in northern Colorado (Fraser, North Park, and  Rabbit Ears 
   Meso-cell Study Areas (MSAs)). The study areas range from low-relief (flat 
   topography)  unforested areas with shallow snow covers, to high-relief 
   (complex topography) densely forested areas with deep snow covers. Parameters 
   measured include  snow depth, snow wetness, snow temperature, soil 
   temperature, and canopy cover. Photos were taken of  surface roughness and 
   terrain. Data were collected during February and March 2002 and 2003. This 
   data  set is part of the NASA Cold Land Processes Field Experiment (CLPX).

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Group: Related_URL
   Group: URL_Content_Type
      Type: VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
   End_Group
   URL: http://nsidc.org/data/clpx/
   Description: CLPX Site
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Group: Related_URL
   Group: URL_Content_Type
      Type: VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
   End_Group
   URL: http://nsidc.org/forms/nsidc0112.html
   Description: Register as a CLPX user
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Metadata_Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata_Version: 9.7
DIF_Creation_Date: 2003-08-12
Last_DIF_Revision_Date: 2013-07-19
DIF_Revision_History:  added editors