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Data sets were provided by the Arctic LTER. This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grants #DEB-981022, 9211775, 8702328; #OPP-9911278, 9911681, 9732281, 9615411, 9615563, 9615942, 9615949, 9400722, 9415411, 9318529; #BSR 9019055, 8806635, 8507493.
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|Dataset URLs:||METADATA: HTML, Rich Text, XML(EML compliant) |
DATA: Comma Delimited, Excel file with Metadata and data
|Dataset Title:||Welker Dry Heath Microclimate Data|
|Investigator 1:|| |
|Address line 2:||University of Alaska|
|Address line 3:|
|Investigator 2:|| |
|Address line 2:||University of Alaska|
|Keywords:||itex, dry heath, snowfence, microclimate|
|Abstract:||Hourly air temperature, humidity, wind speed, soil temperature and soil water data from the control area of the ITEX dry heath study site|
|For questions about the Metadata and data contact the Investigators.
For information about this web site contact:
|Arctic LTER Information Manager
The Ecosystems Center
Marine Biological Lab
7 MBL St
Woods Hole, MA 02543
Phone (508) 289 7496
Online URL: http://ecosystems.mbl.edu/ARC/
|DATA FILE INFORMATION:|
|Data File URL||http://metacat.lternet.edu/das/dataAccessServlet?docid=knb-lter-arc.10108&urlTail=Welker/IPY_Snow_shrub/data/itexheathmicroclimate.csv|
|Data File Name||itexheathmicroclimate.01|
|Number of Data Records||27985|
|Other Files to Reference|
|Quality Control Information|
|Log of Changes:||Updated Metadata sheet|
|Version 1 : Mar 2011 Received file from Paddy Sullivan. Updated the metadata sheet and created eml files and web files. JimL|
|RESEARCH LOCATION:||Site 1||Site 2|
|Geographic Description||Control area of the ITEX dry heath study site near Toolik Field Station, North Slope, Alaska|
|Location Bounding Box|
|West Bounding Coordinate|
|East Bounding Coordinate|
|North Bounding Coordinate|
|South Bounding Coordinate|
|OR if single point location|
|Methods:|| These are microclimate data that were logged hourly to a CR1000 datalogger. All sensors, except the soil water sensor, were scanned every 30 seconds and averaged hourly. The soil water sensor was measured just at the top of the hour. Sensors are as follows:|
Air temperature and relative humidity: Campbell Scientific CS215
Wind speed: Met One 014A
Soil temperature: Campbell Scientific 107
Volumetric soil water content: Campbell Scientific CS616
|Variable Name||Variable Description||Data Type||Units||DateTime Format||Code Information||Missing Value Code|
|date||Date of measurement||datetime||dd-MMM-yyyy|
|time||Time of measurement||datetime||hh:mm|
|air temperature||at 2 m height in gill radiation shield||number||celsius|
|relative humidity||at 2 m height in gill radiation shield||number||percent|
|wind speed_avg||at 3 m height||number||meterPerSecond|
|wind speed_max||at 3 m height||number||meterPerSecond|
|soil temperature||at 10 cm depth||number||celsius|
|soil water content||volume water/volume soil at 10 cm depth||number||centimeterCubedPerCentimeterCubed|