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Soil temperatures from Disko Island (Qeqertarsuaq/Godhavn), Greenland, Version 1

A meteorological station at 69 deg 15'N, 53 deg 34'W, Godhavn village, Greenland, measured air temperatures at 6 m above the ground, and soil temperatures (deg C) at 0.05 m, 0.6 m, 1.75 m, and 3 m below the surface. The station automatically measured data every half hour. Data extend from 01 January 1991 to 16 November 2002. Data are in tab-delimited ASCII text format and are available via FTP.

Geographic Coverage

Data Set Tabs

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 69.15, S: 69.15, E: -53.34, W: -53.34

Spatial Resolution:
Not Specified
Temporal Coverage
  • 1991-01-01 to 2002-12-31
Temporal Resolution:
Not specified
  • Frozen Ground > Soil Temperature
  • Soils > Soil Temperature
  • Atmospheric Temperature > Surface Air Temperature
Not specified
Sensor(s): Not specified
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text (.txt)
Data Contributor(s): Hanne Christiansen, Niels Nielsen, Birger Ulf Hansen, Ole Humlum

Data Citation

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Nielsen, N., Humlum, O., and B.U. Hansen 2003. Soil temperatures from Disko Island (Qeqertarsuaq/Godhavn), Greenland, Version 1. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. [Date Accessed].
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