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Greenland Climate Network (GC-Net) Data

Abstract: As of the 1999 field season, 18 automatic weather stations (AWS) are collecting
climate information on Greenland's ice sheet. Each AWS is equipped with a
number of instruments to sample the following:

- air temperature, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, pressure
- accumulation rate at high temporal resolution to identify and resolve
individual storms
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 85.0   S: 60.0   E: -19.0   W: -70.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: K. Steffen
Dataset Title: Greenland Climate Network (GC-Net)
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado, USA
Dataset Publisher: Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences
Online Resource:
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: 10 min.
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-4524
Email: konrad.steffen at
Contact Address:
CIRES Ekeley Building, S264
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0216
Country: USA
Steffen, K., J. E. Box, and W. Abdalati, 1996 "Greenland Climate
Network: GC-Net", in Colbeck, S. C. Ed. CRREL 96-27 Special Report
on Glaciers, Ice Sheets and Volcanoes, trib. to M. Meier, pp. 98-103.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23