Automated Weather Station Data for Greenland Ice Core Locations
Entry ID: ARCSS005

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Summary
Abstract: Automated weather station data (temperature, pressure, relative humidity, and wind direction and speed) were collected on and near the GISP2 site in Greenland. The data were collected every 10 minutes and compiled into three-hourly intervals at each site from 1987 to 1995.

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Link: GET DATA
Description: Automated Weather Station Data for Greenland Ice Core ftp site


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Description: Automated Weather Station Data for Greenland Ice Core documentation


Geographic Coverage
 N: 72.0 S: 72.0  E: 38.0  W: -38.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Charles Stearns
Dataset Title: Automated Weather Station Data for Greenland Ice Core Locations
Dataset Release Date: 1996-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO U.S.A.
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/arcss005.html


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1987-05-01
Stop Date: 1995-01-31


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > GREENLAND > GREENLAND SUMMIT
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > ARCTIC
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR


Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: three-hour intervals


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >SURFACE PRESSURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >AIR TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >SURFACE AIR TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >HUMIDITY >RELATIVE HUMIDITY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >SURFACE WINDS >WIND DIRECTION    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >SURFACE WINDS >WIND SPEED    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW/ICE TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >SNOW/ICE TEMPERATURE    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
INLAND WATERS


Instrument
BAROMETERS    [Information]
THERMOMETERS    [Information]
ARGOS >ARGOS Data Collection and Position Location System    [Information]


Project
ARCSS >Arctic System Science    [Information]
ARCSS/GISP2 >Arctic System Science/Greenland Ice Sheet Project 2    [Information]
NSF/PLR >Division of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation    [Information]


Keywords
ARCSS
Automated Weather Station Data
GISP2
Greenland
NSIDC
Pressure
Relative Humidity
Temperature
Wind Direction
Wind Speed


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Originating Center
ADCC


Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org
Dataset ID: ARCSS005

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


Arctic System Science Data Coordination Center    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/arcss/
Dataset ID: ARCSS005

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC ARCSS 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


Personnel
CHARLES R. STEARNS
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: front242 at uwaaws.ssec.wisc.edu
Contact Address:
Polar Meteorological Research Establishment
1325 Meteorology and Space Science Building
1225 West Dayton Street
University of Wisconsin Madison
City: Madison
Province or State: WI
Postal Code: 53706
Country: USA


NSIDC USER SERVICES
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
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



Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-05-11

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