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Snow Depth Yearly Measurements at Toolik Station 1995-2001, Version 1

This data set provides snow depth measurements in the study area at Toolik Station, Alaska, taken once yearly on May 2nd, for the years 1995 through 2001. Measurements were taken by hand using a steel tile probe and are given in centimeters. The study area is designed in 1.5 meter by 1.5 meter plots, 3 meters apart. 10 measurements were taken within each plot. Data are in table format in text files and are available via FTP.

This work was funded by the National Science Foundation as a part of the Arctic System Science (ARCSS) Program grants: OPP-9321626, OPP-9615845, and OPP-9907185.

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Data Set Tabs

Temporal Coverage:
  • 1995-05-02 to 2001-05-02
Temporal Resolution:
Not specified
Not specified
Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 68.38, S: 68.38, E: -149.34, W: -149.34

Spatial Resolution:
Not Specified
  • Snow/Ice > Ice Depth/Thickness > Active Layer Thickness
  • Snow/Ice > Ice Depth/Thickness
  • Snow/Ice > Snow Depth
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text (.txt)
Data Contributor(s): Steven Oberbauer

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Steven F. Oberbauer 2003. Snow Depth Yearly Measurements at Toolik Station 1995-2001, Version 1. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center.
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