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Thule Ecosystem Flux [Welker]


This dataset contains Thule Ecosystem Flux data and represents estimates of net carbon dioxide exchange, respiration and photosynthesis (umol m-2 s-1) from high arctic ecosystems on the northwest coast of Greenland, near Thule (76 31'N, 68 30'W). Measurements were taken in six different ecosystems: Polar desert, Polar semi-desert, Polar oasis, Polar desert deglaciated < 2 years, Polar desert deglaciated ~50 years, Polar desert deglaciated >100 years.

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Additional information

  • 1.0 (2007-11-02)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency no set schedule
Language English
ISO Topic Categories
  • climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1999-07-26 00:00:00
End datetime 1999-09-27 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 76.52, Minimum (South) Latitude: 76.52
Minimum (West) Longitude: -68.50, Maximum (East) Longitude: -68.50

Primary point of contact information

Jeff M. Welker <>

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Welker, J. 2007. Thule Ecosystem Flux. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 20 Oct 2020.

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