Articles | Volume 14, issue 3
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 1043–1062, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-1043-2022
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 1043–1062, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-1043-2022
Data description paper
09 Mar 2022
Data description paper | 09 Mar 2022

An hourly ground temperature dataset for 16 high-elevation sites (3493–4377 m a.s.l.) in the Bale Mountains, Ethiopia (2017–2020)

Alexander R. Groos et al.

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Continuous observations and measurements from high elevations are necessary to monitor recent climate and environmental changes in the tropical mountains of eastern Africa, but meteorological and ground temperature data from above 3000 m are very rare. Here we present a comprehensive ground temperature monitoring network that has been established between 3493 and 4377 m in the Bale Mountains (Ethiopian Highlands) to monitor and study the afro-alpine climate and ecosystem in this region.