Modeled Daily Thaw Depth and Frozen Ground Depth
Entry ID: GGD619

[ Update this Record ]

Summary
Abstract: This data set contains modeled daily thaw depth and freezing depth for the Arctic terrestrial drainage basin. Thaw and freezing depths were calculated over the study area with a resolution of 25 km x 25 km. Data extend from September 1998 through December 2000. A finite-difference model for one-dimensional heat conduction with phase change calculates daily thaw and freezing depths, based on data of snow water equivalent, soil temperature, soil dry-bulk density, and soil water content. Data are in space-delimited ASCII text format and are available via FTP.
Related URL
Description: All About EASE-Grid
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: 45.0   E: 0.0   W: 0.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Oelke, C., R. Armstrong, M. Serreze, and T. Zhang
Dataset Title: Modeled Daily Thaw Depth and Frozen Ground Depth
Dataset Release Date: 2003-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd619.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-09-01
Stop Date: 2000-12-31
Ancillary Keywords
Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
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
View entire list
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +1 (303)-492-6199
Fax: +1 (303)-492-2468
Email: coelke at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
449 UCB, University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: Colorado
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
View entire list
Publications/References
Armstrong, R.L., and M.J. Brodzik. 2002: Northern Hemisphere EASE-Grid weekly snow cover and sea ice extent, Version 2. Boulder, CO, National Snow and Ice Data Center. CD-ROM.

Brown, J., O.J. Ferrians, Jr., J.A. Heginbottom, and E.S. Melnikov. 1998. Digital Circum-Arctic map of permafrost and ground-ice conditions. In International Permafrost Association, Data and Information Working Group, ... View entire text
Extended Metadata Properties
(Click to view more)

Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-08-02
[ Update this Record ]


Link to Web Site