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Air Temperatures at High Altitude, Kanchanjunga Himal, Eastern Nepal, Version 1

This data set provides air temperature (1.5 m above ground surface) data from the Kanchanjunga Himal, eastern Nepal. Air temperature was monitored from November 1998 to November 1999 at three locations (Tengkoma, Lhonak, and Ghunsa) at altitudes of 3410, 4750 and 6012 m ASL. Although temperature was measured at one-hour intervals, only daily mean values are provided.

Geographic Coverage

  • Atmospheric Temperature > Air Temperature
  • Atmospheric Temperature > Surface Air Temperature
Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 27.8, S: 27.65, E: 88.067, W: 87.933

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 4 November 1998 to 17 November 1999
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Platform(s) Not specified
Sensor(s): Not specified
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Mamoru Ishikawa, Teiji Watanabe

Data Citation

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Ishikawa, M.and T. Watanabe 2002. Air Temperatures at High Altitude, Kanchanjunga Himal, Eastern Nepal, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. [Date Accessed].
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