Permafrost, palsas and frost-crack polygons, Salluit, Quebec, Canada

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Entry ID

GGD418

Summary

This dataset includes temperature conditions for ice-wedge cracking, Salluit, northern Quebec. Air temperature, soil temperature, wind speed and direction, July 1989 through April 1991 (not continuous record.) Temperature inside data logger, resistance values along cracking detection circuit, July 1989 through August 1991 (not continuous record.) Data are presented on the CAPS Version 1.0 CD-ROM, June 1998. See also GGD360 and GGD361 for other data available from Centre d'Etudes Nordiques climatological research station network.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: 62.233°     S: 62.233°     E: -75.633°     W: -75.633°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Allard, M. and J. Kaspar
Dataset Title: Permafrost, palsas and frost-crack polygons, Salluit, Quebec, Canada
Dataset Release Date: 1998-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd418.html

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 1989-07-01
Stop Date: 1992-08-31

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT NORTH AMERICA CANADA SALLUIT, QUEBEC, CANADA

Science Keywords

  • Agriculture Soils Permafrost
  • Agriculture Soils Soil Temperature
  • Atmosphere Atmospheric Temperature Air Temperature
  • Atmosphere Atmospheric Winds Surface Winds
  • Cryosphere Frozen Ground Permafrost
  • Cryosphere Frozen Ground Soil Temperature
  • Cryosphere Snow/Ice Permafrost
  • Land Surface Frozen Ground Periglacial Processes
  • Land Surface Frozen Ground Soil Temperature
  • Land Surface Soils Soil Temperature

Ancillary Keywords

  • Frozen Ground
  • Ice-wedge Polygons
  • Periglacial Features
  • Permafrost Features
  • Soil Temperature

Data Center

National Snow and Ice Data Center
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

Data Center Personnel

Name: NSIDC User Services
Phone: 1 303 492-6199
Fax: 1 303 492-2468
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

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 Media: FTP
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)

Personnel

Denis Sarrazin
Role: DATA AUTHOR
Phone: 1 418 656-4299
Fax: 1 418 656-2978
Email: denis.sarrazin@cen.ulaval.ca
Contact Address:

  • Universite Laval
  • Centre d'Etudes Nordiques
  • Pavillon Abitibi-Price, local 1230

City: Sainte Foy
Province or State: Quebec
Postal Code: G1K 7P4
Country: Canada

Michel Allard
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 1 418 656-3340
Fax: 1 418 656-2978
Email: michel.allard@cen.ulaval.ca
Contact Address:

  • Universite Laval
  • Centre d'Etudes Nordiques
  • Pavillon Abitibi-Price, local 1230

City: Sainte Foy
Province or State: Quebec
Postal Code: G1K 7P4
Country: Canada

Jennifer N. Kaspar
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 1 418 656-3340
Fax: 1 418 656-2978
Contact Address:

  • Universite Laval
  • Centre d'Etudes Nordiques
  • Pavillon Abitibi-Price, local 1230

City: Sainte Foy
Province or State: Quebec
Postal Code: G1K 7P4
Country: Canada

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 1998-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-08-30

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