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Micrometeorology, soil temperatures (PermaAntarctica), Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands, Version 1

This data set consists of micrometeorological tower data from Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands (periantarctic). Parameters include summer heat flux balance, soil heat flux, and active layer temperature. Measurements were collected by data logger every minute, between December and February of 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996. 1998, 1999, and 2000. Air temperature and active layer temperature were measured annualy in 2000, 2001, and 2002.

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Temporal Coverage:
  • 1992-01-01 to 2002-12-31
Temporal Resolution:
Not specified
Sensor(s): Not specified
Spatial Coverage:
  • N: -60.657, S: -60.657, E: -60.389, W: -60.389

Spatial Resolution:
Not Specified
  • Frozen Ground > Active Layer
  • Atmospheric Radiation > Heat Flux
  • Frozen Ground > Permafrost
  • Snow/Ice > Permafrost
  • Soils > Permafrost
  • Frozen Ground > Soil Temperature
  • Soils > Soil Temperature
  • Surface Radiative Properties > Thermal Properties
Data Format(s):
Not specified
Data Contributor(s): Miguel Ramos Sainz

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Miguel Ramos Sainz 2004. Micrometeorology, soil temperatures (PermaAntarctica), Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands, Version 1. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center.
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