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

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Identification Information:

Dataset Identifier:

GGD236

Citation:

Citation Information:

Originator: Daniel E. Lawson and Steven Arcone
Publication Date: 20030514
Title: Geological and Geophysical Analyses of Permafrost and Groundwater Conditions, Fort Wainright, Alaska, USA
Publication Information:
Publication Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Linkage: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd236.html

Description:

Abstract:

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.

Purpose: scientific research

Time Period of Content:

Time Period Information:

Range of Dates/Times:

Beginning Date: Unknown
Ending Date: Unknown

Currentness Reference: publication date

Status:

Progress: Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency: Unknown

Spatial Domain:

Bounding Coordinates:

 

West Bounding Coordinate: -148°
East Bounding Coordinate: -148°
North Bounding Coordinate: 64.95°
South Bounding Coordinate: 64.95°

Keywords:

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Cryosphere Frozen Ground Active Layer
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Cryosphere Frozen Ground Permafrost
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Cryosphere Snow/Ice Freeze/Thaw
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Cryosphere Snow/Ice Permafrost
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Land Surface Frozen Ground Active Layer
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Land Surface Frozen Ground Permafrost
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Land Surface Soils Permafrost
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Terrestrial Hydrosphere Ground Water Drainage
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Terrestrial Hydrosphere Snow/Ice Freeze/Thaw
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Terrestrial Hydrosphere Snow/Ice Permafrost

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: None
Theme Keyword:

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
Theme Keyword: GROUND STATIONS
Theme Keyword: GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: None
Theme Keyword: Groundwater
Theme Keyword: Mapping
Theme Keyword: Permafrost Properties
Theme Keyword: Thaw

Place:

Place Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
Place Keyword: Continent North America Alaska
Place Keyword: Continent North America United States Of America Fort Wainright,, Alaska

Access Constraints:

None

Use Constraints:

None

Point of Contact:

Contact Information:

Contact Person Primary:

Contact Person: Daniel E. Lawson
Contact Organization: US Army CRREL

Contact Address:

Address Type: mailing
Address:
  • 72 Lyme Road
City: Hanover
State or Province: NH
Postal Code: 03755-1290
Country: USA

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 603 646-4344
Contact Electronic Mail Address: dlawson@crrel.usace.army.mil

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Distribution Information:

Distributor:

Contact Information:

Contact Organization Primary:

Contact Organization: Frozen Ground Data Center
Contact Person: FGDC User Services

Contact Address:

Address Type: mailing
Address:
  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado
City: Boulder
State or Province: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x
Contact Facsimile Telephone: 1 303 492-2468 x
Contact Electronic Mail Address: nsidc@nsidc.org

Resource Description:

GGD236

Distribution Liability:

NSIDC cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NSIDC makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.

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Metadata Reference Information:

Metadata Date:

20130321

Metadata Review Date:

20130321

Metadata Contact:

Contact Information:

Contact Person Primary:

Contact Person: FGDC User Services
Contact Organization: Frozen Ground Data Center

Contact Address:

Address Type: mailing
Address:
  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado
City: Boulder
State or Province: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x
Contact Facsimile Telephone: 1 303 492-2468 x
Contact Electronic Mail Address: nsidc@nsidc.org

Metadata Standard Name:

FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata: Extensions for Remote Sensing Metadata

Metadata Standard Version:

FGDC-STD-012-2002

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Metadata Views

FGDC Text-Only

Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) in plain text

FGDC XML

Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) in Extensible Markup Language (XML)

DIF HTML

NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Directory Interchange Format (DIF)

ISO HTML

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 19115:2003 Geographic Information Metadata