Greenland Climate Network (GC-Net) Radiation for Arctic System Reanalysis
Entry ID: NSIDC-0437

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Summary
Abstract: This data set provides incoming shortwave radiation measurements from fourteen stations of the Greenland Climate Network (GC-Net) distributed over the Greenland Ice Sheet. The original data were obtained from the GC-Net and subsequently quality controlled. The data span from 01 January 1995 through 09 May 2008. The data set is approximately 15 MB comprised of fourteen Network Common Data Form (netCDF) files. The data are available via FTP.
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Description: Greenland Climate Network (GC-Net)
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 80.75   S: 63.15   E: -42.5   W: -61.09

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Kindig, David
Dataset Title: Greenland Climate Network (GC-Net) Radiation for Arctic System Reanalysis
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Data Presentation Form: Digital Media
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0437.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1995-01-01
Stop Date: 2008-05-09
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: Hourly
Temporal Resolution Range: Hourly - < Daily
Instrument
PYRANOMETERS Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
NSIDC Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

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
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Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 15 MB
Distribution Format: NetCDF
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 720-735-6208
Email: kindig at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
449 UCB
University of Colorado at Boulder
City: Boulder
Province or State: Colorado
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Refer to the Greenland Climate Network (GC-Net) Web site for in-depth information on the GC-Net project: http://cires.colorado.edu/science/groups/steffen/gcnet/.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-11-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-03-03
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