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Greenland Climate Network (GC-Net) Radiation for Arctic System Reanalysis

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Entry ID

NSIDC-0437

Summary

This data set provides incoming shortwave radiation measurements from fourteen stations of the Greenland Climate Network (GC-Net) distributed over the Greenland Ice Sheet. The original data were obtained from the GC-Net and subsequently quality controlled. The data span from 01 January 1995 through 09 May 2008. The data set is approximately 15 MB comprised of fourteen Network Common Data Form (netCDF) files. The data are available via FTP.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: 80.75°     S: 63.15°     E: -42.5°     W: -61.09°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Kindig, David
Dataset Title: Greenland Climate Network (GC-Net) Radiation for Arctic System Reanalysis
Dataset Release Date: 2010-01-07
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0437.html

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 1995-01-01
Stop Date: 2008-05-09

Data Resolution

Temporal Resolution: 01:00:00

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT NORTH AMERICA GREENLAND

Science Keywords

  • Atmosphere Atmospheric Radiation Solar Radiation

Ancillary Keywords

  • Automated Weather Station Data
  • AWS Climate Data
  • GC-Net
  • Greenland
  • Solar Radiation

ISO Topic Category (View Definitions)

  • Climatology/Meteorology/Atmosphere

Platform

  • GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS

Instrument

  • PYRANOMETERS

Project

  • PARCA Program in Arctic Regional Climate Assessment

Data Set Progress

complete

Originating Center

NSIDC_DAAC

Data Center

NASA DAAC at the National Snow and Ice Data Center
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

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

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

Distribution

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 15 MB
Distribution Format: NetCDF

Personnel

David Kindig
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 1 720 735-6208
Email: kindig@nsidc.org
Contact Address:

  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado at Boulder

City: Boulder
Province or State: Colorado
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

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

Related URL

VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
Greenland Climate Network (GC-Net)

Reference

Refer to the Greenland Climate Network (GC-Net) Web site for in-depth information on the GC-Net project: http://cires.colorado.edu/science/groups/steffen/gcnet/.

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2010-01-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-05-29

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