Arctic System Science (ARCSS) Data Coordination Center (ADCC).

Updated 2000-06-30

Archive of all ARCSS funded research data. ARCSS funding originates at the National Science Foundation (NSF).

This is not a National Implementation Plan (NIP) project

Time frame

Project time span
1997 - 2002
Data collection
1950 - 2000
Data processing
1997 - 2001
Data reporting
1997 - 2002

Contact information

Contact person
Rudolph J. Dichtl
National Snow and Ice Data Center Attn. R. Dichtl, ARCSS Data Manager Campus Box 449 University of Colorado Boulder, CO 80309-0449 USA
Other project contacts
Data Coordinator: Chris McNeave +1 303 492 1390

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Media sampled/studied/modelled
Additional information or further specification of types of data / information collected, species / tissues / organs sampled, etc.

As an archiving center, we collect, make available and archive all ARCSS related data sets. These data can and do cover a large array of data types.


Regions studied
None specified
Other areas
ARCSS data sets can include all (Arctic) areas.

Data availability

Are data archived or planned to be archived at an AMAP Thematic Data Centre?
If no (or only part of data are reported to a TDC), where and how are (other) data stored?
The data are currently available on the ARCSS website and in some cases on CD-ROM.
Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?

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.


QA/QC Information (what QA/QC procedures are implemented, laboratories involvment in QA/QC activities, model verification/validation routines, etc.)

QA/QC is performed on ingested data prior to being made public.

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
Other institutes involved in the project

Joint Office Science Support (JOSS) at UCAR.

Is this project reporting to other organizations/programmes?

The ARCSS program office at NSF.

Indigenous AND traditional knowledge used in this project

HARC data will have indigenous knowledge involve in its data sets.

Other related projects


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