Entry_ID: GGD635
Entry_Title: Norman Wells Pipeline Thermal Monitoring Database
Group: Data_Set_Citation
   Dataset_Creator: Margo Burgess and Sharon Smith
   Dataset_Title: Norman Wells Pipeline Thermal Monitoring Database
   Dataset_Release_Date: 2003-06-09
   Dataset_Release_Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
   Dataset_Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
   Online_Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd635.html
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Group: Personnel
   Role: Investigator
   First_Name: Margo
   Last_Name: Burgess
   Email: mburgess@nrcan.gc.ca
   Phone: 1 613 996 9317 
   Fax: 1 613  992 0190 
   Group: Contact_Address
      Address: Geological Survey of Canada
      Address: Natural Resources Canada
      Address: 601 Booth Street
      City: Ottawa
      Province_or_State: Ontario
      Postal_Code: K1A 0E8
      Country: Canada
   End_Group
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Group: Personnel
   Role: Investigator
   First_Name: Sharon
   Last_Name: Smith
   Email: ssmith@nrcan.gc.ca
   Phone: 1 613 947-7066 
   Fax: 1 613  992-0190 
   Group: Contact_Address
      Address: Geological Survey of Canada
      Address: Natural Resources Canada
      Address: 601 Booth St.
      City: Ottawa
      Province_or_State: Ontario
      Postal_Code: K1A 0E8
      Country: Canada
   End_Group
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Cryosphere
   Term: Frozen Ground
   Variable_Level_1: Permafrost
End_Group
Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Cryosphere
   Term: Frozen Ground
   Variable_Level_1: Soil Temperature
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Land Surface
   Term: Frozen Ground
   Variable_Level_1: Permafrost
End_Group
Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Land Surface
   Term: Frozen Ground
   Variable_Level_1: Soil Temperature
End_Group
Keyword: Environmental disturbance
Keyword: Ground temperatures
Keyword: Permafrost
Keyword: Pipeline
Group: Temporal_Coverage
   Start_Date: 1984-01-01
   Stop_Date: 2001-12-31
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Group: Spatial_Coverage
   Southernmost_Latitude: 59.4
   Northernmost_Latitude: 65.3
   Westernmost_Longitude: -126.9
   Easternmost_Longitude: -119.2
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Group: Location
   Location_Category: CONTINENT
   Location_Type: NORTH AMERICA
   Location_Subregion1: CANADA
   Detailed_Location: MACKENZIE VALLEY, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES, CANADA
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Data_Set_Language: English
Group: Data_Center
   Data_Center_Name: FGDC > Frozen Ground Data Center
   Data_Center_URL: http://nsidc.org/fgdc/
   Group: Personnel
      Role: Data Center Contact
      First_Name: FGDC
      Last_Name: User Services
      Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
      Phone: 1 303 492-6199 x
      Fax: 1 303  492-2468 x
      Group: Contact_Address
         Address: National Snow and Ice Data Center
         Address: CIRES, 449 UCB
         Address: University of Colorado
         City: Boulder
         Province_or_State: CO
         Postal_Code: 80309-0449
         Country: USA
      End_Group
   End_Group
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Group: Distribution
   Distribution_Media: CD-ROM
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Group: Reference

   Burgess, M.M. 1986. Norman Wells pipeline monitoring sites ground temperature 
   data file: 1984-1985. Energy Mines and Resources Canada, Earth Physics Branch 
   Open File 86-6, 21 pp + appendices.

   Burgess, M.M. 1987. Norman Wells pipeline monitoring sites ground temperature 
   data file: 1986. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1621, 260 pp.

   Burgess, M.M. and Naufal, J.A. 1989. Norman Wells pipeline monitoring sites 
   ground temperature data file: 1987. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 
   1987, 27 pp. +appendices.

   Burgess, M.M. and Naufal, J.A. 1990. Norman Wells pipeline monitoring sites 
   ground temperature data file: 1987. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 
   2155, 203 pp..

    Burgess, M.M. and Naufal, J.A. 1991. Norman Wells pipeline monitoring sites 
   ground temperature data file: 1989. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 
   2406, 127 pp. 

   MacInnes, K.L., Burgess, M.M., Harry, D.G. and Baker, T.H.W. 1989. Permafrost 
   and terrain research and monitoring: Norman Wells Pipeline, Volume 1 
   Environmental and Engineering Considerations. Indian and Northern Affairs 
   Canada, Environmental Studies No. 64, 132 pp.

   MacInnes, K.L., Burgess, M.M., Harry, D.G. and Baker, T.H.W. 1990. Permafrost 
   and terrain research and monitoring: Norman Wells Pipeline, Volume 2 Research 
   and Monitoring Results 1983-1988. Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, 
   Environmental Studies No. 64, 204 pp. 

   Pilon, J.A., Burgess, M.M., Judge, A.S., Allen, V.S., MacInnes, K.L., Harry, 
   D.G., Tarnocai, C. and Baker, H. 1989. Norman Wells to Zama pipeline 
   permafrost and terrain research and monitoring program: site establishment 
   report. Geological Survey of Canada Open File 2044, 332 pp.

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Group: Summary

   The Geological Survey of Canada has maintained a network of permafrost thermal 
   monitoring sites along the Norman Wells pipeline corridor between Norman Wells 
   (NWT) and Zama, Alberta, since 1984. A total of 23 thermal fences or 
   instrumented cross-sections have been established at which ground temperatures 
   are measured both on and off the pipeline right-of-way (ROW). The design of 
   the thermal fence allows an investigation of the effect of ROW clearing, 
   pipeline trenching, installation and operation on the ground temperature and 
   also to compare the thermal regime of the ROW and the surrounding terrain. 
   Temperatures are measured to depths of 5 m close to the pipe and at a depth of 
   20 m between 4 and 10 m from the pipe and off-ROW. Initial manual data 
   collection was at monthly to bi-monthly intervals decreasing to one to three 
   times annually in later years. In the mid 1990s, a number of temperature 
   cables were connected to dataloggers to provide high frequency measurements.

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Metadata_Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata_Version: 9.7
DIF_Creation_Date: 2003-06-09
Last_DIF_Revision_Date: 2012-09-19
DIF_Revision_History: added dist. media