Data Set ID: 
GGD273

Soil temperatures from Disko Island (Qeqertarsuaq/Godhavn), Greenland, Version 1

A meteorological station at 69 deg 15'N, 53 deg 34'W, Godhavn village, Greenland, measured air temperatures at 6 m above the ground, and soil temperatures (deg C) at 0.05 m, 0.6 m, 1.75 m, and 3 m below the surface. The station automatically measured data every half hour. Data extend from 01 January 1991 to 16 November 2002. Data are in tab-delimited ASCII text format and are available via FTP.

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Parameter(s):
  • Soils > Soil Temperature > SOIL TEMPERATURE
  • Frozen Ground > Soil Temperature > SOIL TEMPERATURE
  • Atmospheric Temperature > Surface Air Temperature
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII
Spatial Coverage:
N: 69.15, 
S: 69.15, 
E: -53.34, 
W: -53.34
Platform(s):Not specified
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):Not specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 January 1991 to 31 December 2002
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Hanne Christiansen, Niels Nielsen, Birger Ulf Hansen, Ole Humlum

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Nielsen, N., Humlum, O., and B.U. Hansen 2003. Soil temperatures from Disko Island (Qeqertarsuaq/Godhavn), Greenland, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. doi: https://doi.org/10.7265/t35h-0d05. [Date Accessed].

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