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Data Set ID:
GGD1

Frozen Ground Temperature Variations, East Andean Range, 1995-2005, Version 1

This data set includes air and soil temperatures from the East Andean Range. The goals of the project were 1) to understand air and ground temperature variations as a function of elevation in seasonally frozen ground (below 3000 m) and in permafrost (above 3000 m) and to determine the cause of such variations; 2) to monitor gelifluction and rock glaciers; 3) to measure retreat of snow patches and mountain lakes; and 4) to compare the observed variations with those in other permafrost mountain regions. Air temperature and ground temperature (down to 5 m) were recorded continuously beginning in 1995.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: -32, S: -32, E: -69, W: -69

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 January 1995 to 31 December 2005
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Frozen Ground > Active Layer
  • Atmospheric Temperature > Air Temperature
  • Soils > Permafrost
  • Frozen Ground > Seasonally Frozen Ground
  • Frozen Ground > Soil Temperature
  • Soils > Soil Temperature
  • Atmospheric Temperature > Surface Air Temperature
Platform(s) Not specified
Sensor(s): Not specified
Data Format(s): Not specified
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Dario Trombotto, A.E. Corte, E. Buk
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