Climate Data from Barrow and Atqasuk, Alaska, 1995-2001
Entry ID: ARCSS908

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Summary
Abstract: 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 coordinates   
  N: 71.6   S: 70.6   E: -156.65   W: -157.45

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Patrick J. Webber, Robert D. Hollister
Dataset Title: Climate Data from Barrow and Atqasuk Alaska 1995-2001
Dataset Release Date: 2003-05-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Data Presentation Form: text tables
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/arcss908.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1995-06-20
Stop Date: 2001-08-25
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org
Dataset ID: ARCSS908

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
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Distribution
Distribution Media: text files
Distribution Size: File sizes range from 88 KB to 42.6 MB
Distribution Format: FTP
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
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
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-05-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-05-11
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