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This dataset provides air temperature and bedrock temperature data from a nunatak (515 m ASL) at the Mittivakkat glacier in southeast Greenland. The data were collected at 3-hour intervals, between 1993 and 2002, and include air temperature at 2 m, and rock temperature at 25 cm and at 100 cm. Data are missing for the summer of 1998. Data are available via ftp.
Hasholt, B. and H.H. Christiansen. 2003. Rock Temperatures, Sermilik, Southeast Greenland. Boulder, CO: National Snow and Ice Data Center. Digital Media.
|Data format||Tab-delimited ASCII file|
|Spatial coverage||Mittivakkat glacier, Sermilik, southeast Greenland|
|Temporal coverage||1993 - 2002|
|File naming convention||ggd276_rocktmp_sermilik.txt|
|File size||1 MB|
|Parameter(s)||air temperature at 2 m, rock temperature at 25 cm and at 100 cm|
|Procedures for obtaining data||data are available via ftp|
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The data are provided in a tab-delimited ASCII file, named ggd276_rocktmp_sermilik.txt.
File headers in the file include:
Air Temperature (2 m)(°C)
Rock Temperature (0.25 m)(°C)
Rock Temperature (1 m)(°C)
Sample Data File:
Year Month Date Hour AirTemperature(2m)(C) RockTemperature(0.25m)(C) RockTemperature(1m)(C) 1994 9 28 3 -3.534357 -3.011376 -2.12579
The ASCII file is 1 MB.
Data were collected from a nunatak (515 m ASL) at the Mittivakkat glacier in southeast Greenland (65.45° N, 38.00° W).
Data were collected between June 1993 and May 2002, at 3-hour intervals. Data are absent from May 8 to August 13 1998.
This data set consists of air temperature in Celsius at 2 m and rock temperature at 0.25 m and at 1 m.
04 March 2003