COM_MSCHNG

Commonwealth glacier snow and ice mass changes spreadsheet units and column descriptions

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Variables
DATASET CODE
  • Label:
  • Definition: CODE REPRESENTING GLACIER SNOW AND ICE MASS CHANGES DATASET
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
GLACIER
  • Label:
  • Definition: NAME OF GLACIER WHERE MEASUREMENT WAS MADE
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
STAKE
  • Label:
  • Definition: UNIQUE NUMBER FOR EACH STAKE ON GLACIER
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
START_DATE
  • Label:
  • Definition: BEGINNING DATE OF DATA MEASUREMENT
  • Type: Date/time
  • Date format: MM/DD/YYYY
  • Missing values: None specified
END_DATE
  • Label:
  • Definition: ENDING DATE OF DATA MEASUREMENT
  • Type: Date/time
  • Date format: MM/DD/YYYY
  • Missing values: None specified
ZONE
  • Label:
  • Definition: REGION OF THE GLACIER (ABLATION OR ACCUMULATION)
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
SNOW_WEQ_CHANGE
  • Label:
  • Definition: SNOW HEIGHT CHANGE IN TERMS OF WATER EQUIVALENT - Cm3/Cm2 (cm water depth)
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: Cm3/Cm2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • NULL = None given
ICE_WEQ_CHANGE
  • Label:
  • Definition: ICE HEIGHT CHANGE IN TERMS OF WATER EQUIVALENT - Cm3/Cm2 (cm water depth)
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: Cm3/Cm2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • NULL = None given
TOTAL_WEQ_CHANGE
  • Label:
  • Definition: Total mass change in terms of water equivalent (sum of ice WEQ change and snow WEQ change; ice density = 0.9g/cm3)
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: Cm3/Cm2
  • Maximum: 400
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 0.1
  • Missing values:
    • NULL = None given
TOTAL_WEQ_STD_DEV
  • Label:
  • Definition: STANDARD DEVIATION OF TOTAL WEQ CHANGE
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: Cm3/Cm2
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • NULL = None given
WEQ_CHANGE_COMMENTS
  • Label:
  • Definition: NOTES ON WATER EQUIVALENT MEASUREMENTS
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
GLSTKID
  • Label:
  • Definition: CODE FROM GLACIER / STAKE/ DATE OF COORDINATE MEASUREMENT (TO BE USED FOR GIS MAPPING)
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
FILE NAME
  • Label:
  • Definition: RAW DATA FILE CONTAINING INFORMATION
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Data Source Details

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