National Center for Atmospheric Research - Earth Observing Laboratory

Soil Temperatures and snow depth for Happy Valley and Barrow, Alaska, USA

Soil temperature from 121 sensors dispersed in the Happy Valley and Barrow, Alaska area.

Soil Temperature: This data set contains hourly and daily-averaged soil temperatures from Happy Valley and Barrow, Alaska, from 19 August 1993 to 31 August 2004. Data are in comma-delimited or space-delimited ASCII text format, and are available via FTP.

Snow Depth: This data set contains snow depth measurements (cm) taken at the ARCSS 1-m grid near Barrow, Alaska, on May 8, 1994. A grid spacing of 100 m was marked with wooden stakes. Snow pack depth was then measured by probing at the stakes prior to meltout. The grid yielded an 11x11 array with 121 data points.

Data and Resources

  • View website
    Website :: NCAR EOL Archive - Snow Depth

    http://data.eol.ucar.edu/codiac/dss/id=106.ARCSS037

  • View website
    Website :: NCAR EOL Archive - Soil Temp

    http://data.eol.ucar.edu/codiac/dss/id=106.ARCSS038

Status: Complete
Start Date: 1983/08/10
Type: Data
End Date: 2004/07/31
Data Types: Database
Primary Contact
Hinkel, Kenneth
Email: kenneth.hinkel@uc.edu
Primary Agency
National Center for Atmospheric Research - Earth Observing Laboratory
Type
Academic

ISO Topics
climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere, geoscientificInformation, imageryBaseMapsEarthCover

Geo-keywords
Alaska, Northslope Borough

Source Portal
North Slope Science Catalog ::

Direct Record Link
http://alaska.portal.gina.alaska.edu/catalogs/327-soil-temperatures-and-snow-depth-for-happy-vall
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