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

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Identification Information:

Dataset Identifier:

GGD418

Citation:

Citation Information:

Originator: Allard, M. and J. Kaspar
Publication Date: 19980101
Title: Permafrost, palsas and frost-crack polygons, Salluit, Quebec, Canada
Publication Information:
Publication Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Linkage: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd418.html

Description:

Abstract:

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.

Purpose: scientific research

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Citation Information:

Originator: Allard, M. and J. Kaspar
Publication Date: 19980101
Title: Permafrost, palsas and frost-crack polygons, Salluit, Quebec, Canada
Publication Information:
Publication Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Linkage: http://nsidc.org/data/docs/fgdc/ggd418_perma_quebec/index.html

Time Period of Content:

Time Period Information:

Range of Dates/Times:

Beginning Date: 19890701
Ending Date: 19920831

Currentness Reference: publication date

Status:

Progress: Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency: Unknown

Spatial Domain:

Bounding Coordinates:

 

West Bounding Coordinate: -75.633°
East Bounding Coordinate: -75.633°
North Bounding Coordinate: 62.233°
South Bounding Coordinate: 62.233°

Keywords:

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Agriculture Soils Permafrost
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Agriculture Soils Soil Temperature
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Atmosphere Atmospheric Temperature Air Temperature
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Atmosphere Atmospheric Winds Surface Winds
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Cryosphere Frozen Ground Permafrost
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Cryosphere Frozen Ground Soil Temperature
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Cryosphere Snow/Ice Permafrost
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Land Surface Frozen Ground Periglacial Processes
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Land Surface Frozen Ground Soil Temperature
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Land Surface Soils Soil Temperature

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: None
Theme Keyword:

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: None
Theme Keyword: Frozen Ground
Theme Keyword: Ice-wedge Polygons
Theme Keyword: Periglacial Features
Theme Keyword: Permafrost Features
Theme Keyword: Soil Temperature

Place:

Place Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
Place Keyword: Continent North America Canada Salluit, Quebec, Canada

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None

Point of Contact:

Contact Information:

Contact Person Primary:

Contact Person: Denis Sarrazin
Contact Organization: Universite Laval, Centre d'Etudes Nordiques

Contact Address:

Address Type: mailing
Address:
  • Pavillon Abitibi-Price, local 1230
City: Sainte Foy
State or Province: Quebec
Postal Code: G1K 7P4
Country: Canada

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 418 656-4299
Contact Facsimile Telephone: 1 418 656-2978
Contact Electronic Mail Address: denis.sarrazin@cen.ulaval.ca

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Distributor:

Contact Information:

Contact Organization Primary:

Contact Organization: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact Person: NSIDC 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
Contact Facsimile Telephone: 1 303 492-2468
Contact Electronic Mail Address: nsidc@nsidc.org

Resource Description:

GGD418

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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:

20120830

Metadata Review Date:

20120830

Metadata Contact:

Contact Information:

Contact Person Primary:

Contact Person: NSIDC User Services
Contact Organization: National Snow and Ice 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
Contact Facsimile Telephone: 1 303 492-2468
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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