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Nuuk Fen

The monitoring site is located in the southwest part of Greenland, at a fen, in conjunction with Kobbefjord Research Station. The site is located 600 m from the head of the fjord in a low Arctic fen, 40 m above sea level. Kobbefjord Research Station is located ca. 20 km from Nuuk (the capital of Greenland) in the inner part of Kobbefjord and is operated by the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources.
-1.4 °C
782.0 mm


Funder Award number Award Start date End date Comment
DANCEA (Danish Cooperation for Environment in the Arctic) through the Danish Ministry of Climate, Energy and Utilities and the Danish Environmental Protection Agency, and by the Government of Greenland 2008-01-01 2026-12-01

Current staff

Name Role (ICOS vocabulary) Start date
Thomas Friborg Principal Investigator 2018-11-14
Rasmus Jensen Administrator 2020-09-29
Eric Larmanou Administrator 2020-09-29


64.130936, -51.386066
40 m
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