T-MOSAiC 2021 myThaw data set, Circum-Arctic

Martin, Julia; Boike, Julia; Chadburn, Sarah; Zwieback, Simon; Anselm, Norbert; Goldau, Maybrit P.; Hammar, Jennika; Abramova, Ekatarina N; Lisovski, Simeon; Coulombe, Stéphanie; Dakin, Brampton; Wilcox, Evan James; Giamberini, Mariasilvia; Radar, Fieke; Suominen, Otso; Rudd, Daniel Alexander; Mastepanov, Mikhail; Young, Amanda

The Terrestrial Multidisciplinary distributed Observatories for the Study of the Arctic Connections (T-MOSAiC) 2021 permafrost thaw data set provides standardized measurements for permafrost thaw and the linked parameters snow depth, vegetation height, water level and soil texture as suggested by Boike et al., 2021. It contains measurements from eight circumpolar permafrost sites where data was obtained using the myThaw app which is based on the user-friendly, multiparameter protocol for standardized monitoring of permafrost thaw for the year 2021. The data set contains detailed metadata for each site including data on the timing of data collection, geographical coordinates and land surface characteristics (vegetation, ground surface and water features).


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Martin, Julia

Metadata Access

DCAT in RDF/XML-Format

DCAT in Turtle-Format

DCAT in JSON-LD-Format

APGC Dataset Metadata in JSON-Format

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Identifier DOI:10.1594/PANGAEA.956039
Project(s) T-MOSAiC: Terrestrial Multidisciplinary distributed Observatories for the Study of Arctic Connections
Institute AWI Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research
Source https://doi.pangaea.de/10.1594/PANGAEA.956039
Publication Date 24.02.2023
Version 1.0
Product permafrost thaw data set
  1. T-MOSAiC 2021 myThaw data set Metadata document PDF
  2. T-MOSAiC 2021 Tab-delimited text
  3. T-MOSAiC 2021 CSV
Variables [Units]
  1. see T-MOSAiC 2021 myThaw data set Metadata document (92 variables)
Region Circum-Arctic
Spatial Reference EPSG:4326 WGS 84
Spatial Resolution
Spatial Coverage Latitude 68.622830 to 78.920902, Longitude -149.611790 to 126.480778
Temporal Coverage 2021
Temporal Resolution
Format Tab-delimited text, CSV
Is Supplement To
Related to

Boike, Julia; Chadburn, Sarah; Martin, Julia; Zwieback, Simon; Althuizen, Inge H J; Anselm, Norbert; Cai, Lei; Coulombe, Stéphanie; Lee, Hanna; Liljedahl, Anna; Schneebeli, Martin; Sjöberg, Ylva; Smith, Noah; Smith, Sharon L; Streletskiy, Dmitry A; Stuenzi, Simone Maria; Westermann, Sebastian; Wilcox, Evan James (2021): Standardized monitoring of permafrost thaw: a user-friendly, multiparameter protocol. Arctic Science, 8(1), 153-182, https://doi.org/10.1139/as-2021-0007

Dataset extent

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