Permafrost monitoring and prediction in Southern Carpathians, Romania
Entry ID: GGD30

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Summary
Abstract: This study monitored the summer temperatures (July and August) of the springs at the base of the rock glaciers' fronts and talus cones of Fagaras and Retezat Mountains. These water measurements have been made since 1986. BTS (bottom temperature of snow) measurements were made in the same areas during the second and third weeks of February since 1992. Data are presented on the CAPS Version 1.0 CD-ROM, June 1998.
Geographic Coverage
 N: 45.683 S: 45.283  E: 25.05  W: 22.717

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Urdea, P
Dataset Title: Permafrost monitoring and prediction in Southern Carpathians, Romania
Dataset Release Date: 1998-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd30.html


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1986-01-01
Stop Date: 1994-12-31


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > EUROPE > EASTERN EUROPE > ROMANIA > FAGARAS AND RETEZAT MOUNTAINS, SOUTHERN CARPATHIANS,


Science Keywords
CRYOSPHERE >FROZEN GROUND >PERMAFROST    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >FROZEN GROUND >ROCK GLACIERS    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >FROZEN GROUND >PERMAFROST    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >FROZEN GROUND >ROCK GLACIERS    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION


Keywords
BTS Measurements
Hydrology
Rock Glaciers


Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center    [Information]
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


Frozen Ground Data Center    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/fgdc/

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC FGDC 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



Distribution
Distribution_Media: FTP
Distribution_Format: ASCII Text


Personnel
PETRU URDEA
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 40-56-190377
Fax: 40-56-190333
Email: aardelean at mail.dnttm.ro
Contact Address:
University of Timisoara
Department of Geography
Str. Pestalozzi 16
City: Timisoara
Postal Code: 1900
Country: Romania



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1998-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-08-01

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