Dataset landingpage: BioBasis Zackenberg - Lakes - Water chemistry

Dataset specification

  • Title: BioBasis Zackenberg - Lakes - Water chemistry
  • Description: Data on water chemistry, temperature, chlorophyl a etc. in the two monitoring lakes. For further details, please refer to the newest BioBasis manual available at the website. Lakes:Lakes 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) across the Arctic.
  • DOI: 10.17897/R7FR-W849 -
  • Location/site: Monitoring lakes - -20.57, 74.47 (lon-lat wgs84)
  • Date span of the dataset: 2000-07-25 - 2023-09-04

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 Date Date Date of sampling Lake Text Text Name of lake sampled Depth M Number Secchi depth (m) Conductivity µS/cm Number Conductivity (µS/cm) Temperature Celcius Number Temperature (Celsius) pH NA Number pH TN mg/L Number Total nitrogen (mg/L) TP mg/L Number Total phosphor (mg/L) IceCover Number Number The percentage ice cover at census Chla_water µg/l Number Chl a (µg/L) Remarks Text Text Remarks