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Snow Depth Yearly Measurements at Toolik Station 1995-2001


This data set provides snow depth measurements in the study area at Toolik Station, Alaska, taken once yearly on May 2nd, for the years 1995 through 2001. Measurements were taken by hand using a steel tile probe and are given in centimeters. The study area is designed in 1.5 meter by 1.5 meter plots, 3 meters apart. 10 measurements were taken within each plot. Data are in table format in text files. This work was funded by the National Science Foundation as a part of the Arctic System Science (ARCSS) Program grants: OPP-9321626, OPP-9615845, and OPP-9907185.

Data access

ORDER data for delivery by FTP

Additional information

Related projects: ARCSS
Observational frequency: criteria
Spatial type: grid
Categories: Arctic, Surface
Platforms: Snow Depth
Identifier: doi:10.5065/D6DR2SMK (Link: )

Temporal coverage

Begin datetime: 1995-05-02 00:00:00, End datetime: 2001-05-02 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Minimum latitude: 68.380000, Minimum longitude: -149.340000
Maximum latitude: 68.380000, Maximum longitude: -149.340000


Point of contact

Steven F. Oberbauer
Dept. of Biological Sciences
E-Mail address: oberbaue at fiu dot edu