Articles | Volume 11, issue 3
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 1203–1237, 2019
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 1203–1237, 2019
Data description paper
13 Aug 2019
Data description paper | 13 Aug 2019

A decade of detailed observations (2008–2018) in steep bedrock permafrost at the Matterhorn Hörnligrat (Zermatt, CH)

Samuel Weber et al.

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In this paper, we describe a unique 10-year or more data record obtained from in situ measurements in steep bedrock permafrost in an Alpine environment on the Matterhorn Hörnligrat, Zermatt, Switzerland, at 3500 m a.s.l. By documenting and sharing these data in this form, we contribute to facilitating future research based on them, e.g., in the area of analysis methodology, comparative studies, assessment of change in the environment, natural hazard warning and the development of process models.