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Greenland Flow Distortion Experiment
Entry ID: GFDex_data

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Abstract: The Greenland Flow Distortion Experiment, based in Keflavik, Iceland, took place during February 2007. Its aim was to improve the understanding and ability to predict interactions between the atmospheric circulation and the topography of Greenland, both locally and downstream over Western Europe. Hitherto rare in situ observations of high-impact weather systems and their associated air-sea fluxes ... View entire text
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Description: Data set archive at BADC
GFDex project website at UEA
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 70.0   S: 55.0   E: -10.0   W: -55.0
Min Altitude: 0 M Max Altitude: 10 KM
Min Depth: N/A Max Depth: N/A

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Ian Renfrew
Dataset Title: Greenland Flow Distortion Experiment
Dataset Series Name: Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurement
Dataset Release Date: 1 February 2010
Dataset Release Place: UK
Dataset Publisher: British Atmospheric Data Centre
Version: 1
Issue Identification: GFDex
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2007-02-18
Stop Date: 2008-03-15
Access Constraints Data is now unrestricted use.
Use Constraints Now unrestricted
Data Set Progress
Data Center
British Atmospheric Data Centre, NERC Centres for Atmospheric Science, United Kingdom Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: gfdex

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +44 (0) 1235 44 64 32
Fax: +44 (0) 1235 44 63 14
Email: badc at
Contact Address:
STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
City: Chilton, near Didcot
Province or State: Oxfordshire
Postal Code: OX11 0QX
Country: UK
Phone: 44 (0) 1603 592557
Email: i.renfrew at
Contact Address:
School of Environmental Sciences
University of East Anglia
City: Norwich
Province or State: Norfolk
Postal Code: NR4 7TJ
Country: UK
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-02-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-10-21

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