Data Set ID:

Ground temperatures, Liefdefjord, northwest Svalbard, Version 1

This dataset includes ground temperature data from coarse morainal (till) soil in a tundra area, on a 2-degree slope with rapid drainage, 45 m asl, at an undisturbed site with about 10 percent vegetation cover. A data logger was used with a sampling rate of 60 days; 1-day averaging period of individual measurements.

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Geographic Coverage

Data Set Tabs

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 79.58, S: 79.58, E: -12.975, W: -12.975

Spatial Resolution:
Not Specified
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990-01-01 to 1992-12-31
Temporal Resolution:
Not specified
  • Soils > Soil Temperature
  • Frozen Ground > Soil Temperature
Not specified
Sensor(s): Not specified
Data Format(s):
  • Microsoft Excel
Data Contributor(s): Lorenz King

Data Citation

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King, L. 1998. Ground temperatures, Liefdefjord, northwest Svalbard, Version 1. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. [Date Accessed].
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