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Geological and Geophysical Analyses of Permafrost and Groundwater Conditions, Fort Wainright, Alaska, USA

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Entry ID

GGD236

Summary

This study used ground-penetrating radar to map groundwater (sub- and supra-permafrost) and bedrock and permafrost constraints to water flow at Fort Wainright, Alaska. Active layer parameters, depth of perennial thaw, and permafrost dialectic permittivity were measured.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: 64.95°     S: 64.95°     E: -148°     W: -148°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Daniel E. Lawson and Steven Arcone
Dataset Title: Geological and Geophysical Analyses of Permafrost and Groundwater Conditions, Fort Wainright, Alaska, USA
Dataset Release Date: 2003-05-14
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd236.html

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT NORTH AMERICA ALASKA
  • CONTINENT NORTH AMERICA UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FORT WAINRIGHT,, ALASKA

Science Keywords

  • Cryosphere Frozen Ground Active Layer
  • Cryosphere Frozen Ground Permafrost
  • Cryosphere Snow/Ice Freeze/Thaw
  • Cryosphere Snow/Ice Permafrost
  • Land Surface Frozen Ground Active Layer
  • Land Surface Frozen Ground Permafrost
  • Land Surface Soils Permafrost
  • Terrestrial Hydrosphere Ground Water Drainage
  • Terrestrial Hydrosphere Snow/Ice Freeze/Thaw
  • Terrestrial Hydrosphere Snow/Ice Permafrost

Ancillary Keywords

  • Groundwater
  • Mapping
  • Permafrost Properties
  • Thaw

Platform

  • GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
  • GROUND STATIONS

Data Center

Frozen Ground Data Center
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/fgdc/

Data Center Personnel

Name: FGDC User Services
Phone: 1 303 492-6199 x
Fax: 1 303 492-2468 x
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
Contact Address:

  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Personnel

Daniel E. Lawson
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 1 603 646-4344
Email: dlawson@crrel.usace.army.mil
Contact Address:

  • US Army CRREL
  • 72 Lyme Road

City: Hanover
Province or State: NH
Postal Code: 03755-1290
Country: USA

Steven Arcone
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 1 603 646-4368
Email: sarcone@crrel.usace.army.mil
Contact Address:

  • US Army CRREL
  • 72 Lyme Road

City: Hanover
Province or State: NH
Postal Code: 03755-1290
Country: USA

Reference

Arcone, S., and D.E. Lawson. Multi-bandwidth reflector profiling of alluvial permafrost with ground-penetrating radar. In preparation for Geophysics.

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2003-05-14
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-03-21

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