Barrow (BAR)

United States

GRUAN Status

since 2012
active

Site Name

GRUAN (code, name)
BAR Barrow
-short
Barrow
-long, international
North Slope of Alaska (NSA) Barrow Facility
-long, national
North Slope of Alaska (NSA) Barrow Facility
WMO (code, name)
70027, Barrow

Location

Country
United States
State
Alaska
Latitude
71.3233 °N
Longitude
156.6158 °W
Altitude
8 m

Site maps

Position and region map

Position map

Local map

Institution / Operator

Name
ARM
-long, international
US DOE Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program
-long, national
US DOE Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program
Website
www.arm.gov
Description
Climate Research Facility

Site Contact

Name
Evan Keeler
Affiliation
ARM
Address
Argonne National Laboratory
Building 240
9700 South Cass Avenue
Argonne, IL 60439-4801
USA
E-Mail
ekeeler@anl.gov
Phone
+1 630 252 3246
Fax
Description
GRUAN contact for all ARM sites

Site Description

Foundation
1997
Description
Barrow is located at the northernmost point in the United States, on the Arctic Ocean and one of the cloudiest places on Earth.
General type
arctic
Topography
flat
Land use (within 10 km)
open tundra, desert
Climate
Arctic Maritime Climate
Website
www.arm.gov