Hydrological and meteorological investigations in a periglacial lake catchment near Kangerlussuaq, west Greenland - presentation of a new multi-parameter data set

E. Johansson, S. Berglund, T. Lindborg, J. Petrone, D. van As, L.-G. Gustafsson, J.-O. Näslund, H. Laudon

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Abstrakt

Few hydrological studies have been conducted in Greenland, other than on glacial hydrology associated with the ice sheet. Understanding permafrost hydrology and hydroclimatic change and variability, however, provides key information for understanding climate change effects and feedbacks in the Arctic landscape. This paper presents a new, extensive, and detailed hydrological and meteorological open access data set, with high temporal resolution from a 1.56 km2 permafrost catchment, with a lake underlain by a through-talik close to the ice sheet in the Kangerlussuaq region, western Greenland. The paper describes the hydrological site investigations and utilized equipment, as well as the data collection and processing. The investigations were performed between 2010 and 2013. The high spatial resolution, within the investigated area, of the data set makes it highly suitable for various detailed hydrological and ecological studies on catchment scale. The data set is available for all users via the PANGAEA database, http://doi.pangaea.de/10.1594/PANGAEA.836178.

OriginalsprogEngelsk
Sider (fra-til)93-108
Antal sider16
TidsskriftEarth System Science Data
Vol/bind7
Udgave nummer1
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 29 maj 2015

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  • Programområde 5: Natur og klima

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