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SnowEx17 SnowMicroPen (SMP) Raw Penetration Force Profiles, Version 1
Data set id:
SNEX17_SMP
DOI: 10.5067/ZPOLBRHVWG5V
This is the most recent version of these data.
Version Summary
Initial release

Overview

This data set contains raw penetration force profiles measured at snow pits and along linear transects at Grand Mesa, Colorado using the SnowMicroPen (SMP), a digital snow penetrometer. The data files contain force measurements (in Newtons) at various snow depths.
Parameter(s):
SNOW STRATIGRAPHY
Platform(s):
GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
Sensor(s):
SMP
Data Format(s):
PNG, XML, CSV
Temporal Coverage:
7 February 2017 to 25 February 2017
Temporal Resolution:
Not Specified
Spatial Resolution:
  • varies
  • varies
Spatial Reference System(s):
WGS 84
EPSG:4326
Spatial Coverage:
N:
39.02767999670631
S:
38.980648493921876
E:
-107.84605082281008
W:
-108.22919239513443
N:
37.940572
S:
37.856078
E:
-107.6725
W:
-107.752128
Blue outlined yellow areas on the map below indicate the spatial coverage for this data set.

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