Snow data from Vestfonna from August 2007 to May 2008 (Finland)
Entry ID: kinnvika-snow

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Summary
Abstract: Data includes physical snow properties (temperature, grain size, stratigraphy and density) from six snow pits around Vestfonna ice cap, Nordaustlandet, Svalbard and optical measurements in snow from 01.08.2007-01.05.2008. Dataset also contains weather station and snow pit measurements from Longyearbreen, Svalbard.

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Geographic Coverage
 N: 82.0 S: 72.5  E: 23.0  W: 15.0
 Min Altitude: 0  Max Altitude: 600

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Olli-Pekka Mattila
Dataset Title: Snow data from Vestfonna


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2007-08-01
Stop Date: 2008-05-01


Location Keywords
OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > SVALBARD AND JAN MAYEN
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR


Science Keywords
CRYOSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW COVER    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW DENSITY    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW DEPTH    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW STRATIGRAPHY    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
INLAND WATERS


Instrument
AWS >Automated Weather System    [Information]
SNOW DENSITY CUTTER    [Information]
SNOWPACK TEMPERATURE PROBE    [Information]
PAR SENSORS >Photosynthetically Active Radiation Sensors
SNOW FORKS    [Information]


Project
IPY >INTERNATIONAL POLAR YEAR    [Information]
KINNVIKA >Change and variability of Arctic Systems Nordaustlandet, Svalbard    [Information]


Access Constraints
Data access is via contact person.


Use Constraints
Use of the data is discussed on every request separately.


Data Set Progress
IN WORK


Data Center
Division of Geophysics, Department of Physical Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.geophysics.helsinki.fi/
Dataset ID: kinnvika-snow

Data Center Personnel
Name: OLLI-PEKKA MATTILA
Phone: +358-9-191 51079
Fax: +358-9-191 51000
Email: olli-pekka.mattila at helsinki.fi
Contact Address:
Division of Geophysics
University of Helsinki
P.O.Box 64 (Gustaf Hällströminkatu 2)
City: Helsinki
Postal Code: 00014
Country: Finland


Personnel
OLLI-PEKKA MATTILA
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +358-9-191 51079
Fax: +358-9-191 51000
Email: olli-pekka.mattila at helsinki.fi
Contact Address:
Division of Geophysics
University of Helsinki
P.O.Box 64 (Gustaf Hällströminkatu 2)
City: Helsinki
Postal Code: 00014
Country: Finland



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-11-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-06-18

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