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Soil and Air Temperature at Robert-Bourassa and Laforge-1 Reservoirs, Quebec, Canada, Version 1

This data set includes meteorological measurements from three climatological stations at Robert-Bourassa (LG-2) Reservoir and Laforge-1 Reservoir in Quebec, Canada. Parameters include ground temperature, air temperature, pressure, relative humidity, wind speed and direction, and global and reflected radiation. Measurements were taken every minute, with a storage interval of 60 minutes for air data and 1440 minutes for ground data.

Geographic Coverage

Data Set Tabs

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 53.767, S: 53.683, E: -72.6, W: -77.133

Spatial Resolution:
Not Specified
Temporal Coverage
  • 1996-06-01
Temporal Resolution:
Not specified
  • Atmospheric Temperature > Air Temperature
  • Atmospheric Radiation > Albedo
  • Surface Radiative Properties > Albedo
  • Atmospheric Water Vapor > Humidity
  • Frozen Ground > Soil Temperature
  • Soils > Soil Temperature
  • Atmospheric Temperature > Surface Air Temperature
  • Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds
Not specified
Sensor(s): Not specified
Data Format(s):
  • Microsoft Excel
Data Contributor(s): Denis Sarrazin, Yves Begin, Stephen Levesque

Data Citation

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Levesque, Stephen, Yves Begin 2003. Soil and Air Temperature at Robert-Bourassa and Laforge-1 Reservoirs, Quebec, Canada, Version 1. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. [Date Accessed].
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