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PROMICE UPE_L & UPE-U

General

Project start
31.07.2018
Project end
08.08.2018
Type of project
Monitoring
Project theme
Ice sheet & glaciers
Project topic
Atmosphere - ice coupling
Atmospheric science
Climate research
Monitoring

Fieldwork / Study

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

Geolocation is 75.1086127, -48.970778

Fieldwork start
31.07.2018
Fieldwork end
08.08.2018

Project details

24.09.2018
Science / project plan

Maintenance of UPE_L & UPE-U

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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