ClimateBasis Zackenberg - Soil temperature - Soil temperature, 0cm - 60min average (°C)

Soil temperature, 0cm - 60min average (°C) Soil temperature:Soil temperature ClimateBasis Zackenberg:The ClimateBasis programme monitors climate and hydrology in Zackenberg, Kobbefjord and Disko (Qeqertarsuaq) and is run by Asiaq - Greenland Survey. The collected data build base-line information on climate variability and trends for all the other sub-programmes within GEM and serve as a trustworthy foundation for adaptation strategies for the Greenlandic society. The stations are embedded in Asiaq’s extensive climate and hydrology monitoring network. Furthermore, the run-off data is delivered to the World Hydrological Cycle Observing System (WHYCOS) and the Global Runoff Data Centre (GRDC) networks.

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Dataset extent

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Citation Read the GEM terms of use and how to cite: For example: Data were provided by the Greenland Ecosystem Monitoring Programme. Dataset: ClimateBasis Zackenberg - Soil temperature - Soil temperature, 0cm - 60min average (°C). (10.17897/G2NJ-R534) [download date: 2021-05-26]
  • Author Name: Greenland Ecosystem Monitoring
Temporal coverage
  • Temporal coverage start: 1995-08-17  Temporal coverage end: 2020-01-01
Spatial coverage { "coordinates": [ -20.55208333, 74.47191667 ], "type": "Point" }
Station zackenberg-research-station
Variable measured
  • Variable name: Date  Variable description: Date of observation  Variable unit: YYYY-MM-DD  Variable URL:
  • Variable name: Time  Variable description: Time of observation (UTC)  Variable unit: HH:MM  Variable URL:
  • Variable name: Soil temperature, 0cm - 60min average (°C)  Variable description: Soil temperature, 0cm - 60min average (°C). Data comments: 1995-1999: Data from the upper three sensors are very similar (daily amplitudes of temperatures are almost the same). Could be related to percolating water or because the tube with sensors was not completely covered/below ground. Data is suspect. 1995-2015: Data in this period has earlier been published with a correction according to the autumn zero curtain. Since June 2020 the original non-corrected data from this period is published. 2004-2006: Data deleted or suspect due to high frequency fluctuations (noise) in data related to unstable battery charge or broken sensor. August 2006: all sensors were replaced, new sensors installed in a new hole. 2013: Change of measuring method in logger program (from 250 Hz to 50 Hz) in August caused a shift in data. 2015-2018: in 2015 sensors down to 5 cm were dug free. After this the two upp  Variable unit: °C  Variable URL:
Measurement Technique
    Date published 2020-01-01
    Date modified
    • Publisher name: Greenland Ecosystem Monitoring  Publisher URL: