Lake Sediment Thermal Properties for Emaiksoun Lake (Barrow, Alaska)
Lake sediment thermal property measurements were made on Emaiksoun Lake (also known as "Freshwater Lake"). This lake is located on the south end of town in Barrow, Alaska. The measurements were made using a KD-2 Pro Thermal Properties Analyzer. Parameters measured include: 1) thermal conductivity, 2) thermal resistivity, 3)specific heat, 4) thermal diffusivity, 5) r-squared (goodness of fit), and 6) sediment temperature. Measurements in water depths of 0.5 and 1.0 meter were made by a person standing in the water, using a PVC extension rod. A boat was used to reach lake sediments in water depths of 1.5 meters or greater. Slight boat movements during the time of measurement had an impact on data accuracy, although any data points that were obviously unreliable were thrown out and are not included in this dataset. All data that have been saved have r-squared values of at least 0.96. Measurement time by the KD-2 Pro typically takes a few minutes.
- download: NSF Arctic Data Center
|Subscribe||Subscribe to receive email when new or updated data is available.|
|Frequency||no set schedule|
|ISO Topic Categories||
|GCMD Science Keywords|
|Begin datetime||2008-08-19 01:01:00|
|End datetime||2008-08-19 23:59:59|
Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.
Maximum (North) Latitude:
Minimum (South) Latitude:
Minimum (West) Longitude: -156.78, Maximum (East) Longitude: -156.76
Additional contact information
- author: John D. Lenters <email@example.com>
- originator: John D. Lenters <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- principalInvestigator: John D. Lenters <email@example.com>
CitationExample citation following ESIP guidelines:
Lenters, J. 2010. Lake Sediment Thermal Properties for Emaiksoun Lake. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D65T3HKQ. Accessed 17 Jan 2021.
Today's date is shown: please replace with the date of your most recent access.
Additional citation styles
The citation text below is from the DataCite Content Resolver service and may take a few seconds to load. The styles and locales are obtained from CrossCite, which also provides a citation formatter. See ReFindit for another alternative. Formatting is not perfect: please verify and edit before use. Today's date is shown: please replace with the date of your most recent access.
Note that your browser may not display the above metadata links, but automatically save them as files in a folder such as "