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Micrometeorology, soil temperatures (PermaAntarctica), Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands, Version 1

This data set consists of micrometeorological tower data from Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands (periantarctic). Parameters include summer heat flux balance, soil heat flux, and active layer temperature. Measurements were collected by data logger every minute, between December and February of 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996. 1998, 1999, and 2000. Air temperature and active layer temperature were measured annualy in 2000, 2001, and 2002.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: -60.657, S: -60.657, E: -60.389, W: -60.389

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 January 1992 to 31 December 2002
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
  • Frozen Ground > Active Layer
  • Atmospheric Radiation > Heat Flux
  • Frozen Ground > Permafrost
  • Snow/Ice > Permafrost
  • Soils > Permafrost
  • Frozen Ground > Soil Temperature
  • Soils > Soil Temperature
  • Surface Radiative Properties > Thermal Properties
Sensor(s): Not specified
Data Format(s): Not specified
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Miguel Ramos Sainz

Data Citation

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Miguel Ramos Sainz 2004. Micrometeorology, soil temperatures (PermaAntarctica), Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. [Date Accessed].
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