Dataset landingpage: GeoBasis Zackenberg - Meteorology - M8

Dataset specification

  • Title: GeoBasis Zackenberg - Meteorology - M8
  • Description: The meteorological station M8 was installed in 2015. M8 is located about 100 meters from the top of Zackenberg. The ground underneath the mast is covered with barren rocks and boulders. Date is recorded on a CR1000 campbell scientific datalogger. Meteorology:Meteorology GeoBasis Zackenberg:The GeoBasis monitoring programme focuses on selected abiotic characteristics in order to describe the state of Greenlandic terrestrial environments and their potential feedback effects in a changing climate. Monitored plot data is up-scaled to a landscape level and is used to improve ecosystem models to be able to quantify these feedback mechanisms. The GeoBasis programme provides an active response to recommendations in international assessments such as ACIA and SWIPA; and is continuously being adapted based on AMAP and other international founded recommendations. Furthermore, the GeoBasis programme is directly involved in several international networks and research projects (e.g. the Circumpolar Active Layer Monitoring (CALM) programme, the Nordic Centre of Excellence DEFROST, the Danish Centre of Excellence CENPERM, the EU-projects PAGE21 and INTERACT, and the Arctic Research Centre at Aarhus University). The GeoBasis programme is divided into a number of sub-groups, including:
  • DOI: 10.17897/1VH5-F517 - https://doi.org/10.17897/1VH5-F517
  • Location/site: M8 - -20.57, 74.47 (lon-lat wgs84)
  • Date span of the dataset: 2015-07-16 - -9999

Data originator, license and how to download the dataset

The dataset is a product of the Greenland Ecosystem Monitoring program (GEM): https://grid.ac/institutes/grid.507580.f. It is free and open data, licensed with terms of use under the Creative Commons CC-BY-SA license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/ When downloading you will automatically get a terms of use document, describing how to cite the data and other important information.

Download the dataset via this link (registration needed): http://data.g-e-m.dk/log-in/data-tables?doi=10.17897/1VH5-F517

Variables measured / columns in dataset

ID Name Unit Data Type Description
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/1VH5-F517&column=Date Date YYYY-MM-DD Date
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/1VH5-F517&column=Time Time HH:MM Time
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/1VH5-F517&column=Wind+speed+m%2fs Wind speed m/s m s-1 Number Wind speed measured in meters per second
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/1VH5-F517&column=Wind+direction+degrees Wind direction degrees ° Number Wind direction in degrees
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/1VH5-F517&column=Wind+direction+STDEV Wind direction STDEV - Number Wind direction measured in relation to geographic north, measured approximately 190 cm above the ground surface
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/1VH5-F517&column=Wind+gust+m%2fs Wind gust m/s m s-1 Number Maximum wind speed measured in meters per second
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/1VH5-F517&column=Air+temperature+%c2%b0C Air temperature °C °C Number Air temperature measured in degrees celcius
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/1VH5-F517&column=Relative+humidity+%25 Relative humidity % % Number Relative humidity in %
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/1VH5-F517&column=Dew+point+%c2%b0C Dew point °C °C Number Dew point temperature measured in degrees celcius
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/1VH5-F517&column=Saturated+Water+Vapour+Pressure+hPa Saturated Water Vapour Pressure hPa hPa Number Saturated water vapour pressure measured in hPa
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/1VH5-F517&column=Actual+Water+Vapour+Pressure+hPa Actual Water Vapour Pressure hPa hPa Number Actual water vapour pressure measured in hPa