This data set contains active-layer and permafrost temperatures from Sisimiut, west Greenland, recorded from 18 sensors at depths of 0.25 m, 0.5 m, 0.75 m, 1 m, 1.25 m, 1.5 m, 1.75 m, 2 m, 2.5 m, 3 m, 3.5 m, 4 m, 4.5 m, 5 m, 6 m, 7 m, 8 m, and 9 m below the surface. Snow depth, snow extent, and surface air temperature were also recorded. Thermometers recorded temperatures once a day from September 1967 to August 1982; however, this data set only contains bi-weekly averages. Data are in tab-delimited ASCII text format and are available via FTP.
Active-Layer and Permafrost Temperatures, Sisimiut (Holsteinsborg), Greenland, Version 1
|Spatial Resolution:||Not Specified|
|Temporal Resolution:||Not specified|
|Data Format(s):||Not specified|
|Data Contributor(s):||Niels Foged, Ole B. Olesen, Hanne Christiansen, F.G.M. van Tatenhove|
|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.Olesen, O.B., F.G.M. van Tatenhove, H. Hvidtfeldt, and N. Foged 2003. Active-Layer and Permafrost Temperatures, Sisimiut (Holsteinsborg), Greenland, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Copenhagen, Denmark. Greenlandic Geological Survey, GEUS. [Date Accessed].