Snow and ice chemistry data from Vestfonna, Svalbard from April 2007 to May 2009 (Finland)
Entry ID: kinnvika-snow-ice

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Summary
Abstract: Snow pits 2007: the data from 2 snow pits (main summits of Vestfonna ice cap) include a description of snow physical properties (stratigraphy, density) and major ions chemistry.

Shallow ice cores 2007: the data from 2 ice cores drilled at the 2 main summits of Vestfonna ice cap include density and chemical measurements (major ions), and oxygen isotope composition of the ice.

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 80.73   S: 79.86   E: 21.28   W: 18.07
Min Altitude: 50 M ASL Max Altitude: 605 M ASL
Min Depth: 0 M Max Depth: 15,5 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: John Moore, Emilie Beaudon, Laura Arppe
Dataset Title: Vestfonna snow and ice chemistry 2007 to 2009
Dataset Release Date: 31/12/08
Dataset Release Place: Rovaniemi, Finland
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2007-04-28
Stop Date: 2009-05-13
Data Resolution
Horizontal Resolution Range: 10 km - < 50 km or approximately .09 degree - < .5 degree
Vertical Resolution: 0,05 m
Vertical Resolution Range: < 1 meter
Temporal Resolution Range: Monthly - < Annual
ISO Topic Category
Access Constraints Data access is via contact person
Use Constraints none
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, Finland Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.arcticcentre.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: EMILIE BEAUDON
Phone: +358 (0)16 341 2713
Email: ebeaudon at ulapland.fi
Contact Address:
Pohjoisranta 4
BOX 122
City: Rovaniemi
Postal Code: 96101
Country: Finland
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +358 (0)16 341 2713
Email: ebeaudon at ulapland.fi
Contact Address:
Pohjoisranta 4
BOX 122
City: Rovaniemi
Postal Code: 96101
Country: Finland
Publications/References
Beaudon, E. and Moore, J.: Frost flower chemical signature in winter snow on Vestfonna ice cap, Nordaustlandet, Svalbard, The Cryosphere, 3, 147-154, 2009.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-12-31
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-12-17
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