Long Term Monitoring of Solar Radiation in Ny-Ålesund

Updated 2002-01-10

Permanent monitoring of basic climate data for the purpose of better understanding the Arctic climate processes and detecting trends.

Comments and additional information:

The observations include surface radiation budget including the global, diffuse, reflected and direct solar shortwave radiation, longwave upward and downward radiation, broadband (weighted) and spectral UV-radiation and PAR.

Time frame

Status
Ongoing
Project time span
1974 - 2002
Data collection
not specified
Data processing
not specified
Data reporting
not specified

Contact information

Contact person
J B Ørbæk
Address
Norwegian Polar Institute P.Box 505 N - 9171 Longyearbyen Svalbard, Norway
Phone
+47 79 02 26 21
Fax
+47 79 02 26 04
Email
on.ralopn@obnoj

Parameters and Media

Not specified

Geography

Regions studied
Norway
Svalbard
Sverdrup Research Station, Ny-Ålesund
Other areas
Ny-Ålesund
Stations or areas where observations are made

Ny-Ålesund, Svalbard

Data availability

Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?
No

Methods & Procedures

Not specified

Additional Information

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