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Soil temperatures at South Royalton, Vermont, USA
Entry ID: GGD489

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Abstract: This data set presents half-hourly measurements of soil temperatures at depths of 0 to 60 cm, together with meteorological data (air temperature, precipitation, pressure, relative humidity, wind speed/direction, solar radiation, longwave radiation) and snow depth. The data were collected in sandy loam soil at South Royalton, Vermont, between October 1989 and September 1993. The data document seasonal changes in soil temperature, including the development of a frozen layer and occasionally a transient thawed layer at the surface. Data are available via ftp.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 43.82   S: 43.81   E: -72.51   W: -72.52

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Peck, L. and J. Fiori
Dataset Title: Soil temperatures at South Royalton, Vermont, USA
Dataset Series Name: GGD489
Dataset Release Date: 1992-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1989-10-01
Stop Date: 1993-09-30
Data Center
Frozen Ground Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
Phone: 603-646-4515
Fax: 603-646-4397
Email: fiori at
Contact Address:
72 Lyme Road
City: Hanover
Province or State: NH
Postal Code: 03755-1290
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1992-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18