Annual Thaw Depths in Illisarvik, Northwest Territories

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Entry ID

GGD642

Summary

Thaw-depth data were collected annually in August from 21 August 1979 to 18 August 1999, from 400-m, 600-m, and tundra transects at Illisarvik lake, Richards Island, Northwest Territories, Canada. Coordinates are 69 deg 30 min N, 134 deg 32 min W. Data are in tab-delimited ASCII text format, and are available via FTP.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: 69.5°     S: 69.5°     E: 134.5333°     W: 134.5333°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Burn, C.
Dataset Title: Annual Thaw Depths in Illisarvik, Northwest Territories
Dataset Release Date: 2003-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd642.html

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 1979-08-21
Stop Date: 1999-08-18

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT NORTH AMERICA CANADA NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

Science Keywords

  • Cryosphere Frozen Ground Active Layer
  • Cryosphere Frozen Ground Seasonally Frozen Ground
  • Cryosphere Snow/Ice Freeze/Thaw
  • Land Surface Frozen Ground Active Layer
  • Land Surface Frozen Ground Seasonally Frozen Ground
  • Terrestrial Hydrosphere Snow/Ice Freeze/Thaw

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

Personnel

Chris Burns
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 1 613 520-2600
Email: crburn@ccs.carleton.ca
Contact Address:

  • Carleton University
  • Department of Geography
  • 1125 Colonel by Drive

City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1S 5B6
Country: Canada

Reference

Burns, C. 2003. 'About Illisarvik.' The Illisarvik Bibliography. http://www.nwtresearch.com/illisarvik/about.asp. Accessed 12 May 2003.
Mackay, J., and C. Burns. 2002. The first 20 years (1978/79 to 1998/99) of ice-wedge growth at the Illisarvik experimental drained lake site, western Arctic coast, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 39: 95-111.

Mackay, J.R. 1982. Active layer growth, Illisarvik experimental drained lake site, Richards Island, Northwest Territories. In Current Research, Part A, Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 82-1A, pp. 123-126.

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2003-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-08-28

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