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Data Set ID:
GGD908

Climate Data from Barrow and Atqasuk, Alaska, 1995-2001, Version 1

This data set presents various climate data from sites in Barrow and Atquasuk, on the Northern Slope of Alaska. Parameters include thaw depth, air temperature, precipitation, wind speed, light intensity, plant canopy temperature, soil temperature, soil moisture, soil salinity, and relative humidity. Data were collected between June 1995 and August 2001 by various sensors connected to data loggers. Air and soil temperatures are given in degrees Celsius and wind speed is measured in meters per second. All other paramater measurements are detailed in the documentation. The research project was funded by the Arctic System Sciences (ARCSS) Program, grant number OPP 9714103. Data are available via FTP.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 71.6, S: 70.6, E: -156.65, W: -157.45

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 20 June 1995 to 25 August 2001
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Atmospheric Temperature > Air Temperature
  • Soils > Permafrost
  • Precipitation > Precipitation Amount
  • Precipitation > Precipitation Rate
  • Soils > Soil Depth
  • Soils > Soil Moisture/Water Content
  • Soils
  • Soils > Soil Salinity/Soil Sodicity
Platform(s) GROUND STATIONS, GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
Sensor(s): PROBES, PYRANOMETERS, SOIL DEPTH PROBE, SOIL MOISTURE PROBE, SOIL TEMPERATURE PROBE, STD, THERMOMETERS
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Robert Hollister, Patrick Webber
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