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Active-Layer and Permafrost Temperatures, Soendre Stroemfjord, Greenland
Entry ID: GGD632

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Abstract: This data set contains active-layer and permafrost temperatures from two stations in Soendre Stroemfjord, Greenland. Snow depth and snow extent were also recorded. Thermometers at Station A (67 deg N, 50.8 deg W, 50 m asl) recorded temperatures once a day from September 1967 to February 1976. Thermometers at Station B (67 deg N, 50.8 deg W, 38 m asl) recorded temperatures once a day from September 1967 to August 1970; however, only bi-weekly averages are given for Station B. Data are in tab-delimited ASCII text format and are available via FTP.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 67.0   S: 67.0   E: 50.8   W: 50.8

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Olesen, O.B., H.H. Christiansen, and H. Hauch
Dataset Title: Active-Layer and Permafrost Temperatures, Soendre Stroemfjord, Greenland
Dataset Series Name: GGD632
Dataset Release Date: 2003-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Copenhagen, Denmark
Dataset Publisher: Greenlandic Geological Survey, GEUS
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1967-09-06
Stop Date: 1970-08-18

Start Date: 1967-09-15
Stop Date: 1976-02-15
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Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
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City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
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Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
Phone: +45 35 32 25 00
Email: hasse at
Contact Address:
Oester Voldgade 10
City: Koebenhavn K
Postal Code: 1350
Country: Denmark
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Olesen, O.B. 1967a. Ground temperature measurements in West Greenland. The Geological Survey of Greenland, Report no. 15, 25-26. Olesen, O.B. 1967b. Oprettelse af stationer til maaling af jordtemperaturer i Holsteinsborg og Soendre Stroemfjord. Report Greenland Geological Survey, 19 p. In Danish. Van Tatenhove, F.G.M., and O.B. Olesen. 1994. Ground temperature and related permafrost characteristics in West Greenland. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes 5:199-215.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18