Since November of 2005, 12 thermistors were planted in the upper 2.5 meters of the firn on iceberg C16, Antarctica. Temperature data are collected every 20 minutes and are transmitted via ARGOS satellite relay. Data are intended to provide a view of how firn temperatures change as an iceberg moves north into warmer climate.
Iceberg Firn Temperatures, Antarctica, Version 1
|Spatial Resolution:||Not Specified|
|Temporal Resolution:||Not specified|
|Data Contributor(s):||Douglas MacAyeal, Olga Sergienko, Jonathan Thom|
|Metadata XML:||View Metadata Record|
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.MacAyeal, D. R., O. Sergienko, and J. Thom. 2008. Iceberg Firn Temperatures, Antarctica, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N5M61H55. [Date Accessed].