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Runoff, Snow, Soil Moisture, Soil Temperature, and Water Level Measurements from BEO


This data set includes data from the Barrow Environmental Observatory (BEO) as part of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Biocomplexity Program. This involved increasing and decreasing the water table over large areas of tundra and observing the effects over the diverse microtopography of the region. It also includes measurements from the drained section (BEC) and flooded section (BEN) of Cake Eater Lake.

The following dataset contains five ZIP files collected from runoff, snow, soil moisture, soil temperature, and water level measurements. The individual descriptions of each ZIP file are located in the readme file.

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  • 1.0 (2011-08-17)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency weekly
Language English
ISO Topic Categories
  • climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2005-01-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2008-12-31 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 71.287, Minimum (South) Latitude: 71.281
Minimum (West) Longitude: -156.603, Maximum (East) Longitude: -156.596

Primary point of contact information

Walter C. Oechel <>

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Oechel, W., Liljedahl, A. 2011. Runoff, Snow, Soil Moisture, Soil Temperature, and Water Level Measurements from BEO. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 01 Dec 2020.

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