Dataset landingpage: BioBasis Zackenberg - Abiotics - Snow and ice cover

Dataset specification

  • Title: BioBasis Zackenberg - Abiotics - Snow and ice cover
  • Description: Snow and ice cover Abiotics:Abiotics BioBasis Zackenberg:The BioBasis programme monitors the dynamics of organisms and biological processes in the terrestrial and limnic ecosystems at Zackenberg and Nuuk. The BioBasis programme plays a central role in the development and implementation of the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Programme (CBMP) http://www.caff.is/monitoring across the Arctic.
  • DOI: 10.17897/BKEX-JR94 - https://doi.org/10.17897/BKEX-JR94
  • Location/site: Permanent plots - -20.57, 74.47 (lon-lat wgs84)
  • Date span of the dataset: 1995-07-15 - 2018-08-08

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/BKEX-JR94

Variables measured / columns in dataset

ID Name Unit Data Type Description
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/BKEX-JR94&column=Date Date YYYY-MM-DD Date Date of census
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/BKEX-JR94&column=Plot Plot Text Text Plot ID
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/BKEX-JR94&column=Section Section Text Text Section ID
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/BKEX-JR94&column=SnowCoverFraction SnowCoverFraction Number Number Snow or ice cover in percent (%).
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/BKEX-JR94&column=Field_remarks Field_remarks Text Text Remarks from the field observer
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/BKEX-JR94&column=General_remarks General_remarks Text Text General remarks
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/BKEX-JR94&column=Observer Observer Text Text Name of field observer(s)