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Snow-Vegetation-Atmosphere Interactions over Heterogeneous Landscapes: Sodankyla Weather Observations data

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Latest Data Update: 2015-12-08
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2015-12-14
Download Stats: last 12 months
Dataset Size: 5 Files | 963KB


Vegetation and meteorological observations (snow and radiation) were collected by various ground instruments in an area of forest near Abisko (Sweden) and Sodankylä (Finland) during measurement campaigns in March 2011 and March 2012. This dataset contains the data produced by a Vaisala WXT520 weather transmitter used to measure temperature, relative humidity, wind speed, wind direction and atmsopheric pressure during the radiometer experiments in each plot in March 2011. This was a NERC funded project.

Citable as:  Essery, R.; Rutter, N. (2015): Snow-Vegetation-Atmosphere Interactions over Heterogeneous Landscapes: Sodankyla Weather Observations data. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation.
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: NERC, weather observations, Sodankyla


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Campaign Research data.
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Process overview

This dataset was generated by instruments deployed on platforms as listed below.

Instrument/Platform pairings

Vaisala WXT520 weather transmitters Deployed on: Sodankyla
Output Description


  • long_name: Atmospheric Pressure
  • gcmd_url:
  • gcmd_keyword: Atmospheric Pressure
  • names: Atmospheric Pressure,
  • long_name: air temperature
  • long_name: atmospheric pressure
  • long_name: relative humidity
  • long_name: time
  • long_name: wind direction
  • long_name: wind speed

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