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Data Set ID:
GGD631

Shallow Borehole Temperatures, Ilulissat, Greenland, Version 1

This data set contains borehole temperatures from Ilulissat, west Greenland (69°N, 51°N, 44 m asl), recorded from 21 thermistors at depths of 0.25 m, 0.5 m, 0.75 m, 1 m, 1.25 m, 1.5 m, 1.75 m, 2 m, 2.5 m, 3 m, 3.5 m, 4 m, 4.5 m, 5 m, 6 m, 7 m, 8 m, 9 m, 11 m, 13 m, and 15 m below the surface. Snow depth, snow extent, and surface air temperature were also recorded. Thermometers recorded temperatures once a day from 06 November 1968 to 15 June 1982; however, this data set only contains bi-weekly averages. Data are in tab-delimited ASCII text format and are available via FTP.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 69, S: 69, E: -51, W: -51

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 6 November 1968 to 15 June 1982
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Frozen Ground > Active Layer
  • Soils > Soil Temperature
  • Frozen Ground > Soil Temperature
Platform(s) Not specified
Sensor(s): Not specified
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Ole B. Olesen

Data Citation

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Olesen, O.B 2003. Shallow Borehole Temperatures, Ilulissat, Greenland, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Copenhagen, Denmark. Greenlandic Geological Survey, GEUS. [Date Accessed].
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