CLPX-Ground: Micrometeorological Measurements Over Snow, Ground-Based
Entry ID: NSIDC-0163

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Summary
Abstract: This data set presents micrometeorological data from the Flux over Snow Surfaces (FLOSS) project carried out during the Cold Land Processes Field Experiment (CLPX) at North Park, Colorado, USA. The project measured air temperature, air pressure, relative humidity, wind speed, water vapor flux, carbon dioxide, longwave and shortwave radiation, soil temperature, soil moisture, soil heat flux, precipitation, snow depth, and eddy correlation. Measurements were collected between 1 Dec 2001 and 27 March 2002, and between 20 November 2002 and 24 March 2003. Sensors were installed on 2-meter and 4-meter platforms.

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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Larry Mahrt, Dean Vickers, and Kelly Elder
Dataset Title: CLPX-Ground: Micrometeorological Measurements Over Snow, Ground-Based
Dataset Release Date: 2004-09-15
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: Oregon State University
Online Resource: http://blg.oce.orst.edu/floss/


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-12-01
Stop Date: 2002-03-27

Start Date: 2002-11-20
Stop Date: 2003-03-24


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > COLORADO
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > NORTHERN HEMISPHERE


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >SURFACE PRESSURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >AIR TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >SURFACE AIR TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >HUMIDITY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >SURFACE WINDS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >PRECIPITATION AMOUNT    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >PRECIPITATION RATE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >LONGWAVE RADIATION    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >NET RADIATION    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >OUTGOING LONGWAVE RADIATION    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >SHORTWAVE RADIATION    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW DEPTH    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW DEPTH    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >SOILS >SOIL HEAT BUDGET    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >SOILS >SOIL MOISTURE/WATER CONTENT    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >SOILS >SOIL TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >WIND PROFILES    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >CARBON AND HYDROCARBON COMPOUNDS >CARBON DIOXIDE    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE


Platform
GROUND STATIONS    [Information]
GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS    [Information]


Instrument
ANEMOMETERS    [Information]
BAROMETERS    [Information]
HYGROMETERS    [Information]
LICOR GAS EXCHANGE SYSTEM    [Information]
NET RADIOMETERS    [Information]
SOIL HEAT FLUX TRANSDUCER    [Information]
SOIL MOISTURE PROBE    [Information]
SOIL TEMPERATURE PROBE    [Information]
ULTRASONIC DEPTH GAUGE    [Information]
PYRANOMETERS    [Information]
PYRGEOMETERS    [Information]
Radiometers    [Information]


Project
EOSDIS >Earth Observing System Data Information System    [Information]
ESIP >Earth Science Information Partners Program    [Information]
CLPX >Cold Land Processes Field Experiment    [Information]


Keywords
eddy correlation
fast water vapor
Meteorology
micrometeorology
Snow Pack Water Equivalent
Snow Water Equivalent
Soil Heat Flux
Soil Water Content
water vapor density
Wind Direction
Wind Speed


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Data Center
NSIDC Distributed Active Archive Center    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA


National Snow and Ice Data Center    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA


Personnel
LARRY MAHRT
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: mahrt at oce.orst.edu
Contact Address:
Oregon State University
City: Corvallis
Province or State: OR
Postal Code: 97331
Country: USA


DEAN VICKERS
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:
Oregon State University
City: Corvallis
Province or State: OR
Postal Code: 97331
Country: USA


KELLY ELDER
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 970 498 1233
Fax: 970 498 1212
Email: kelder at fs.fed.us
Contact Address:
USFS RMRS
Rocky Mountain Research Station
USDA Forest Service
240 West Prospect Road
City: Fort Collins
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80526



Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-05-14

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