Soil temperatures, lake temperature, lake depth, and evaporation pan depth and pan water temperature data from Toolik Field Station, Toolik Lake, Alaska for 2003.

Abstract: 

Weather data file for Arctic Tundra LTER site at Toolik Lake. Only the sensors that are measured every 10 minutes and averaged every three hours are include, i.e. soil temperatures, lake temperature, lake depth, and evaporation pan depth and pan water temperature.

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Data set ID: 

1501

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1
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Citation: 

Shaver, G. 2004. Soil temperatures, lake temperature, lake depth, and evaporation pan depth and pan water temperature data from Toolik Field Station, Toolik Lake, Alaska for 2003. Environmental Data Initiative. http://dx.doi.org/10.6073/pasta/ecbc13d01eb3d3d6e08673afa44db7ea
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Dates

Date Range: 

Wednesday, January 1, 2003 to Friday, December 31, 2004

Publication Date: 

2004

Methods: 

A Campbell 21x data logger has collected weather data at Toolik Lake since June 1988. Sensors that are measured every minute and averaged or totaled every hour include: air temperature and relative humidity at 1 and 5 meters, wind speed at 1 and 5 meters, wind direction at 5 meters, global solar radiation, photosynthetically active radiation, net radiation (Fritschen type), barometric pressure, and unfrozen precipitation. Sensors measured every 10 minutes and averaged every three hours include: soil temperatures, lake temperature, lake depth, and evaporation pan depth and pan water temperature. Net radiation and pan evaporation are only measured during the summer months. The hourly data are in the file yyyyDLTLH.DAT, the three hourly data are in yyyyDLTLO.DAT, and daily summaries are in yyyyDLTLD.DAT. A second Campbell 21x datalogger about 700 meters from the main weather station logs air and soil temperatures and photosynthetically active radiation in the experimental treatment plots. Treatments include greenhouse, shading, and fertilization. In the control plot wind speed and direction, global solar radiation and unfrozen precipitation are also measured. This station is also used as a backup to the main weather station. The full description of the sensors and site is in file SENSORS.DOC. The original data is in file yyyyDLTDAT.ZIP which is archived at The Marine Biological Lab, Woods Hole, MA.

Notes: Lake temperature is measured at the lake depth measurement. Soil temperatures consist of two profiles in a moss dominated plant community. They are within 3 meters of the weather station. Evaporation pan temperature sensor was not placed in the water this summer. See additional notes under Comments variable.

Version Changes: 

Version 1: transferred the metadata and data to Excel template. Jim L
Version 2: Added a tile and attribute data. Updated the data file to include September to December data. 30Jan08 Jim L
Version 3: Added LTERNET Data Access server proxy for Excel and comma delimited data files.
Version 4: Upadte LTERNET Data Access server proxy link for Excel and comma delimited data files. Changed from knb to das in url.
Version 5: Metadata updated to newer form (with sites sheet). Units updated to current standards. Discrepancy with variable names fixed. CH April 2013.
Version 6: Changed hhmm format to include leading 0 JimL 21May13
Version 7: Corrected Distrubution URL. It had xlsfiles in the path. Jim L 19Jun14
Version 8: Changed Distrubution URL since the LTER network DAS system is being discontinued. JimL 9Apr2015

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