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Active Layer and Permafrost Thickness, Soil Properties, and Periglacial Processes in the Gijiga Lowland, Russia

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Entry ID

GGD307

Summary

This data set includes measurements of ground temperature, active-layer and permafrost thickness, and soil properties in the Gijiga Lowland, Russia. Massive ground ice and periglacial processes are also described. Data were collected during 1959-62, 1968, 1973, 1976, and 1980-1984.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: 63.2°     S: 59.85°     E: 162°     W: 156°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: I.V. Geroy and V.M. Mikhailov
Dataset Title: Active Layer and Permafrost Thickness, Soil Properties, and Periglacial Processes in the Gijiga Lowland, Russia
Dataset Release Date: 2004-10-11
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd307.html

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 1959-01-01
Stop Date: 1984-12-31

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT EUROPE EASTERN EUROPE RUSSIA GIJIGA LOWLAND, MAGADAN REGION, NORTHEAST RUSSIA

Science Keywords

  • Cryosphere Frozen Ground Active Layer
  • Cryosphere Frozen Ground Ground Ice
  • Cryosphere Frozen Ground Periglacial Processes
  • Cryosphere Frozen Ground Permafrost
  • Cryosphere Frozen Ground Soil Temperature
  • Cryosphere Snow/Ice Permafrost
  • Land Surface Frozen Ground Active Layer
  • Land Surface Frozen Ground Ground Ice
  • Land Surface Frozen Ground Periglacial Processes
  • Land Surface Frozen Ground Permafrost
  • Land Surface Frozen Ground Soil Temperature
  • Land Surface Soils Permafrost
  • Land Surface Soils Soil Moisture/Water Content
  • Land Surface Soils Soil Temperature
  • Terrestrial Hydrosphere Snow/Ice Permafrost

Ancillary Keywords

  • Active Layer
  • Ground Ice
  • Groundwater
  • Icings
  • Periglacial Features
  • Permafrost Extent
  • Permafrost Properties
  • Soil Properties
  • Taliks

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

Distribution

Distribution Format: Paper

Personnel

V.M. Mikhailov
Role: DATA AUTHOR
Phone: 7 095 413 552 61
Email: root@neisri.magadan.su
Contact Address:

  • Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch
  • North-Eastern Research Station, Permafrost Institute
  • 12 Gagarina St.

City: Magadan
Country: Russia

I.V. Geroy
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:

  • no address
  • Geological Prospecting Office (disbanded)

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2004-10-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-09-18

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