Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0437

Greenland Climate Network (GC-Net) Radiation for Arctic System Reanalysis, Version 1

This data set provides incoming shortwave radiation measurements from fourteen stations of the Greenland Climate Network (GC-Net) distributed over the Greenland Ice Sheet. The original data were obtained from the GC-Net and subsequently quality controlled. The data span from 01 January 1995 through 09 May 2008. The data set is approximately 15 MB comprised of fourteen Network Common Data Form (netCDF) files. The data are available via FTP.

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Parameter(s):
  • ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION > SOLAR RADIATION
Data Format(s):
  • NetCDF
Spatial Coverage:
N: 80.75, 
S: 63.15, 
E: -42.5, 
W: -61.09
Platform(s):GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):PYRANOMETERS
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 January 1995 to 9 May 2008
Version(s):V1
Temporal Resolution1 hourMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):David Kindig

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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.

Kindig, David 2010. Greenland Climate Network (GC-Net) Radiation for Arctic System Reanalysis, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: https://doi.org/10.5067/6S7UHUH2K5RI. [Date Accessed].

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