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Data Set ID:
GGD624

Monthly Summaries of Soil Temperature and Soil Moisture at Sites in Alaska, Version 1

This data set contains soil temperature and soil moisture from 17 sites in Alaska. Temporal coverage varies by station; the earliest record is from September 1995, and the latest is from August 2001. Data from individual stations are available in tab-delimited ASCII text files. An Excel spreadsheet contains the same data compiled together in a single file. NSIDC currently provides these summary data via ftp; the full soil temperature and moisture data set is available from Ron Paetzold, USDA.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 70.475, S: 59.7583, E: -147.9139, W: -159.6722

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 September 1995 to 31 August 2001
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Soils > Soil Moisture/Water Content
  • Frozen Ground > Soil Temperature
  • Soils > Soil Temperature
Platform(s) Not specified
Sensor(s): Not specified
Data Format(s): Not specified
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Chien-Lu Ping, Kenneth Hinkel, Frederick Nelson, Ron Paetzold

Data Citation

As a condition of using these data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Paetzold, R., ed 2003. Monthly Summaries of Soil Temperature and Soil Moisture at Sites in Alaska, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. [Date Accessed].
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