GeoBasis - ZERO

Updated 2016-01-18

The GeoBasis programme collects data describing the physical and geomorphological environment in Zackenberg, North East Greenland. This includes CO2-flux, snowcover and permafrost, soil moisture, –chemistry and nutrient balance, hydrology, river discharge and –sediment. GeoBasis also supports the ClimateBasis programme with service and datahandling during the field season.

This is a National Implementation Plan (NIP) project

Time frame

Status
Ongoing
Project time span
1995 - 2015
Data collection
1995 - 2015
Data processing
1995 - 2015
Data reporting
1995 - 2015

Contact information

Contact person
Niels Martin Scmidt
Address
Frederiksborgvej 399 P.O.Box 358 DK-4000 Roskilde Denmark
Phone
+45 46301932
Fax
+45 46301914
Email
kd.umd@tpm

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Climate change effects
Media sampled/studied/modelled
Higher plants
Ice/snowpack
Permafrost
Precipitation/snow

Geography

Regions studied
Greenland

Data availability

Are data archived or planned to be archived at an AMAP Thematic Data Centre?
no
If no (or only part of data are reported to a TDC), where and how are (other) data stored?
Data available through the ZERO database: www.zackenberg.dk/data
References to key publications (or planned publications) and data reports
www.zackenberg.dk
Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?
No

Methods & Procedures

Procedures and methodology used for, e.g., sampling and sample storage, sample pretreatment, extraction and analysis, including which laboratories are involved, references to methods employed, etc.

www.zackenberg.dk

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
No
Other institutes involved in the project

Institute of Geography University of Copenhagen Øster Voldgade 10 DK-1354 Copenhagen K Denmark

Is this project reporting to other organizations/programmes?

CALM

Other related projects

BioBasis, ZERO-database

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