CRYONET Site Questionnaire: Mount Pearl (St John`s

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CRYONET Site Questionnaire: Mount Pearl (St John’s) Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Site specific metadata: Name of site: Mount Pearl (St John’s) Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Latitude/Longitude/Altitude: 47.513215 N, -52.783869 W, elevation: 113 m Landscape type (e.g. arctic coastal, tundra, alpine…): coastal Onsite technical staff: yes All-year round observations y/n: comprehensive data set) as required Year established: 2010 (availability of Link to website if available: Station manager (Email): [email protected]

Organisation in charge of station: Weather and Environmental Monitoring – Meteorological Service of Canada - Environment Canada Other information

Monitoring of the atmosphere:

Solid precipitation: Trace gases: yes, including DFAR Aerosols UV, stratospheric ozone: Snowfall: as required; snow course Radiation (longwave, shortwave) Others: Meteorology measured parameters: air temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction (2, 3, 10 m), vertical particle velocity, precipitation type, air pressure, intensity and duration of snowdrift , radiation, aerological observations .

Snow cover

Physical parameters: as required Chemical parameters: no

Others:

Glaciers and ice caps

N/A Mass balance (measured parameters): N/A Ice flow (measured parameters): N/A Basal water pressure (measured parameters): N/A Others:

Sea ice

N/A Mass balance (measured parameters): N/A Meteorology: radiation, air temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction, air pressure (measured parameters): N/A Snow on ice (measured parameters): N/A Ice chemistry (measured parameters): N/A Others:

Permafrost

N/A Borehole measurements (measured parameters): N/A Meteorology: radiation, air temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction, air pressure (measured parameters): Snow on ground (measured parameters): Active layer thickness (measured parameters): N/A GST: Others:

Ice sheet

N/A Mass balance (measured parameters): N/A Meteorology: radiation, air temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction, air pressure (measured parameters): N/A

Snow on ice (measured parameters): N/A Ice chemistry (measured parameters): N/A Others:

Other measurements (hydrological, ecological, oceanographic, etc) N/A

Hydrology (measured parameters): Ecology (measured parameters) Oceanography (measured parameters): Other thematic linkages: Linkages to satellite data (describe validation programs, applications of satellite data, etc.)

Participation in international monitoring programmes such as GAW, GTN-G, GTN-P, …. Canadian SPICE

Networks and start of contribution: 2012

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