Dataset landingpage: BioBasis Nuuk - Lakes - CTD

Dataset specification

  • Title: BioBasis Nuuk - Lakes - CTD
  • Description: Conductivity, temperature and depth data from the two monitoring lakes in Kobbefjord (Badesø / Kangerluarsunnguup Tasia: 64,13ºN, 51,36ºW and Qassi Sø: 64,15ºN, 51,31ºW) in the water column. Lakes:Lakes BioBasis Nuuk: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/VYNQ-3332 -
  • Location/site: Monitoring lakes - -51.38, 64.13 (lon-lat wgs84)
  • Date span of the dataset: 2017-09-19 - 2023-09-11

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 measurement Lake Text Text Name of lake sampled Pressure dBar Number Pressure (decibar) at measurement Depth M Number Depth (m) of measurement Temperature Celcius Number Temperature (degree celcius) at measurement Conductivity µS/cm Number Conductivity (µS/cm) given for a standard temperature of 25°C at measurement Specific_conductivity µS/cm Number Specific conductivity (µS/cm) based on 100,000 µS/cm at -5°C at measurement Salinity Number Number Salinity at measurement Sound_velocity m/s Number Sound speed (m/s) at measurement Density kg/m3 Number Water density (kg/m3) at measurement Remarks Text Text Remarks from the field observer(s)