Vestfonna snow data for May 2008 (Germany)
Entry ID: SNOW_KINNVIKA

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Summary
Abstract: Snow pit data:
Data describe physical properties obtained from six snow pits on Nordaustlandet, Svalbard at Kinnvika research station (1), De Geerfonna (1) and Vestfonna (4). Stratigraphy, temperature, density and grain type are reported.

Snow depth:
Data describe snow depth sounding along two transects on De Geerfonna and the northwestern slope of Vestfonna. Depth to last summer surface is reported.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 80.05   S: 79.97   E: 20.12   W: 18.22
Min Altitude: 2 M ASL Max Altitude: 605 M ASL

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Matthias Braun, Roman Finkelnburg, Marco Möller, Dieter Scherer, Christoph Schneider
Dataset Title: Vestfonna snow data
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2008-05-16
Stop Date: 2008-05-28
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Physical Geography and Climatology Group, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Data Center URL: http://www.klimageo.rwth-aachen.de
Dataset ID: Vestfonna snow data

Data Center Personnel
Name: MARCO MÖLLER
Phone: +49 241 80 96473
Fax: +49 241 80 92157
Email: marco.moeller at geo.rwth-aachen.de
Contact Address:
RWTH Aachen University
Department of Geography
Wüllnerstraße betw. 5 & 7
City: Aachen
Postal Code: 52056
Country: GERMANY
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +49 241 80 96473
Fax: +49 241 80 92157
Email: marco.moeller at geo.rwth-aachen.de
Contact Address:
RWTH Aachen University
Department of Geography
Wüllnerstraße betw. 5 & 7
City: Aachen
Postal Code: 52056
Country: GERMANY
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-12-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-12-22
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