Time Series of Seasonally Frozen Ground Depth in the Russian Arctic, 1930-1990
This data set consists of seasonally frozen ground depth measurements based on soil temperatures in the Russian Arctic. Seasonal freezing and thawing processes in cold regions play a major role in ecosystem diversity, productivity, and the Arctic hydrological system. Long-term changes in seasonal freeze and thaw depths are also important indicators of climate change. Investigators collected data from 211 ground-based stations. The record extends from 1930 to 1990 and includes seasonal freeze depths derived from soil temperature data that are averaged yearly. Data are in tab-delimited ASCII text format.
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|Begin datetime||1930-01-01 00:00:00|
|End datetime||1990-12-31 23:59:59|
Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.
Maximum (North) Latitude:
Minimum (South) Latitude:
Minimum (West) Longitude: 30.80, Maximum (East) Longitude: -179.50
Additional contact information
- author: Tingjun Zhang <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- author: Roger G. Barry <email@example.com>
- author: Oliver W. Frauenfeld
- originator: Tingjun Zhang <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- principalInvestigator: Tingjun Zhang <email@example.com>
- principalInvestigator: Roger G. Barry <firstname.lastname@example.org>
CitationExample citation following ESIP guidelines:
Zhang, T., Barry, R., Frauenfeld, O. 2009. Time Series of Seasonally Frozen Ground Depth in the Russian Arctic, 1930-1990. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6G15Z03. Accessed 15 Jun 2021.
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