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PROMICE

General

Project start
28.08.2018
Project end
04.09.2018
Type of project
Research
Project theme
Ice sheet & glaciers
Project topic
Atmosphere - ice coupling
Atmospheric science
Climatology
Monitoring

Fieldwork / Study

Fieldwork country
Greenland (DK)
Fieldwork region
Greenland, South-West
Fieldwork location

Geolocation is 60.968107112262, -46.997193685214

Fieldwork start
28.08.2018
Fieldwork end
04.09.2018

Project details

24.09.2018
Science / project plan

Station maintenance: 

To monitor the surface mass budget in the melt zone of the ice sheet the PROMICE network of automatic weather stations is installed. The stations measure air temperature, relative humidity, wind speed and direction, atmospheric pressure, incoming and outgoing short- and longwave radiation, ice temperature, surface velocity, snow depth and ice ablation. Data from the stations is freely available from www.promice.org.

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