Dataset landingpage: GlacioBasis Disko - Glacier ice - Surface mass balance

Dataset specification

  • Title: GlacioBasis Disko - Glacier ice - Surface mass balance
  • Description: Ablation stake readings in the ablation zone Glacier ice:Glacier ice GlacioBasis Disko:GlacioBasis Disko
  • DOI: 10.17897/QXKF-G654 -
  • Location/site: Chamberlin - -53.51, 69.251 (lon-lat wgs84)
  • Date span of the dataset: 2016-08-31 - 2019-08-31

Data originator, license and how to download the dataset

The dataset is a product of the Greenland Ecosystem Monitoring program (GEM): It is free and open data, licensed with terms of use under the Creative Commons CC-BY-SA license: When downloading you will automatically get a terms of use document, describing how to cite the data and other important information.

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Variables measured / columns in dataset

ID Name Unit Data Type Description date YYYY-MM-DD Date date of spring measurement time HH:MM:SS Time time (not relevant but mandatory) year yyyy Number Mass balance year site_name - Text Site name ablation m w.e. Number Ablation accumulation m w.e. Number Accumulation comments - Text Comments