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Annual surface mass balance of Qaanaaq ice cap, Greenland in 2018-2019

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    Summary

  • Aluminium poles were installed in the ice on Qaanaaq ice cap to measure surface mass balance. Length from top of the poles to ice surface was measured. Measured length change of the poles converted in meters water equivalent.

    Dataset citation

  • Sugiyama, S., D. Sakakibara, N. Kanna, T. Ando, I. Asaji, K. Kondo, Y. Fujishi, Y. Sakuragi, 2025, Annual surface mass balance of Qaanaaq ice cap, Greenland in 2018-2019, 1.00, Arctic Data archive System (ADS), Japan, https://ads.nipr.ac.jp/dataset/A20191105-002

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    Spatial coverage

  • N:  77.53°   S:  77.49°   E:  -69.08°   W:  -69.25°  

    Temporal coverage

  • 2018-08-05   -   2019-08-03

    License

  •  CC BY 4.0

DATA CONTORIBUTOR & GROUP

  • Shin Sugiyama
    (Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University)
  • Daiki Sakakibara
    (Arctic Research Center, Hokkaido University)
  • Naoya Kanna
    (Arctic Research Center, Hokkaido University)
  • Takuto Ando
    (Arctic Research Center, Hokkaido University)
  • Izumi Asaji
    (Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University)
  • Ken Kondo
    (Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University)
  • Yoshiki Fujishi
    (Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University)
  • Yuta Sakuragi
    (Field Science Center for Northern Biosphere)

PARAMETERS

  • GLACIER MASS BALANCE/ICE SHEET MASS BALANCE

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