Disko Island

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Created: 2014-01-24 10:51:29
Modified: 2014-01-24 10:53:25

Active: No
Country:Greenland
Site:Disko Island
CALM-Code:G3
Responsible Countries: Greenland, Norway, Svalbard,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +03:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Tundra
Responsible Person:Hanne Hvidtfeldt Christiansen
Type:Grid
Nodes:121
Rows:11
Columns:11
Offset: m

Observation/Instrumentation(depths):

100 m grid with Tinytags datalogger for soil temperature measurements at 0 cm; 30 cm; and 70 cm depth at the center of the grid with measurement every 3 hours from July 1997 to July 1999 and then every 2 hours until 2001.

 

Site history: temperature recording in the calm grid started in July 1997; ITEX sites in the area. This is site G3 of the CALM network. Some holes in the dataseries due to failure of the dataloggers. When failure no data is registered.

Slope:9 °
Aspect:177.4
Permafrost Zone:Continuous
Vegetation:Willows, mosses
Landform:Top of moraine ridge
Lithology:Fine-grained, moraine ridge
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Bibliographic References
Christiansen, H.H. (1999) Active layer monitoring in two Greenlandic permafrost areas: Zackenberg and Disko Island. Danish Journal of Geography, 99, 117-121.

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G3 Disko Island
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Longitude:-53.51235962 °
Latitude:69.26410521 °
Elevation:100.55975342 m
EPSG:4326
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