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Computed Thaw Depth Data, Kuparuk Basin, Alaska, 1995
Entry ID: ARCSS035

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Abstract: Cumulative thawing degree-day data were computed from data collected
during the 1995 field season at Kuparuk Basin, Alaska. The air
temperatures (thawing degree-day sums) from the 10 ARCSS/LAII 1-km x
1-km Flux Study Plots (transect from Prudhoe Bay to Toolik Lake) were
interpolated onto the Kuparuk DEM. The data files are matrices at
weekly intervals beginning with July 10 and ending August 6. There are
also matrices available for "end of season," taken as August 11, the
last day of simultaneously collected temperature and probing records.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 68.0   S: 68.0   E: -149.0   W: -149.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: F. Nelson
Dataset Title: Computed Thaw Depth Data, Kuparuk Basin, Alaska, 1995
Dataset Release Date: 1999
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO U.S.A.
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1995-07-10
Stop Date: 1995-08-06
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Dataset ID: ARCSS035

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: ftp
Phone: (302) 831-0582
Fax: (302) 831-6654
Email: fnelson at
Contact Address:
University of Delaware
Department of Geography
018 Penny Hall
City: Newark
Province or State: DE
Postal Code: 19716
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-08-31
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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