Circumpolar Active-Layer Permafrost System (CAPS)

Metadata Updated: September 27, 2015

The Circumpolar Active-Layer Permafrost System (CAPS) contains over 100 data sets pertaining to permafrost and frozen ground topics. It also contains detailed metadata records describing over 100 additional data sets available at other GGD nodes around the world. Dozens of contributors submitted data collections representing global sites. This compilation of data and information products is intended for a broad audience including the scientific and engineering communities, educators, and policy makers. The data published on CAPS is available through the Frozen Ground Data Center (FGDC) database.

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Dates

Metadata Date August 13, 2015
Metadata Created Date September 27, 2015
Metadata Updated Date September 27, 2015
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2003 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

Metadata Source

Harvested from NOAA CSW Harvest Source

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date August 13, 2015
Metadata Created Date September 27, 2015
Metadata Updated Date September 27, 2015
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2003 (publication)
Responsible Party University of Southampton (Principal Investigator); National Snow and Ice Data Center (Point of Contact); Geological Survey of Canada (Principal Investigator); Uppsala University (Principal Investigator); The University Centre in Svalbard (Principal Investigator); Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch (Principal Investigator); University of Delaware (Principal Investigator); Lund University (Principal Investigator); VAW-ETH (Principal Investigator); University of Southhampton (Principal Investigator); International Permafrost Association (Principal Investigator); Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences (Principal Investigator); University of Colorado (Principal Investigator)
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Access Constraints There are no restrictions on access to these data., There are no restrictions on use of these data. Please cite the data using the citation example given in the documentation. Please cite the CD itself as follows: International Permafrost Association, Data and Information Working Group, comp. Circumpolar Active-Layer Permafrost System (CAPS), version 1.0. CD-ROM available from National Snow and Ice Data Center, nsidc@nsidc.org. Boulder, Colorado: NSIDC, University of Colorado at Boulder.
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Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update asNeeded
Guid noaa.ncei.nsidc.G01175
Harvest Object Id 35e2449c-a5d9-4b58-9815-b583ee989079
Harvest Source Id 2aed8e29-fc5b-4cde-aa66-fb1118fd705e
Harvest Source Title NOAA CSW Harvest Source
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Metadata Language
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress complete
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin Unknown
Temporal Extent End Unknown

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