Entry_ID: GGD642
Entry_Title: Annual Thaw Depths in Illisarvik, Northwest Territories
Group: 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
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Group: Personnel
   Role: Investigator
   First_Name: Chris
   Last_Name: Burns
   Email: crburn@ccs.carleton.ca
   Phone: 1 613 520-2600 
   Group: Contact_Address
      Address: Carleton University
      Address: Department of Geography
      Address: 1125 Colonel by Drive
      City: Ottawa
      Province_or_State: Ontario
      Postal_Code: K1S 5B6
      Country: Canada
   End_Group
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Cryosphere
   Term: Frozen Ground
   Variable_Level_1: Active Layer
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Cryosphere
   Term: Frozen Ground
   Variable_Level_1: Seasonally Frozen Ground
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Cryosphere
   Term: Snow/Ice
   Variable_Level_1: Freeze/Thaw
End_Group
Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Land Surface
   Term: Frozen Ground
   Variable_Level_1: Active Layer
End_Group
Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Land Surface
   Term: Frozen Ground
   Variable_Level_1: Seasonally Frozen Ground
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Terrestrial Hydrosphere
   Term: Snow/Ice
   Variable_Level_1: Freeze/Thaw
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Group: Temporal_Coverage
   Start_Date: 1979-08-21
   Stop_Date: 1999-08-18
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Group: Spatial_Coverage
   Southernmost_Latitude: 69.5
   Northernmost_Latitude: 69.5
   Westernmost_Longitude: 134.5333
   Easternmost_Longitude: 134.5333
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Group: Location
   Location_Category: CONTINENT
   Location_Type: NORTH AMERICA
   Location_Subregion1: CANADA
   Location_Subregion2: NORTHWEST TERRITORIES
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Data_Set_Language: English
Group: Data_Center
   Data_Center_Name: NSIDC > National Snow and Ice Data Center
   Data_Center_URL: http://nsidc.org
   Group: Personnel
      Role: Data Center Contact
      First_Name: NSIDC
      Last_Name: User Services
      Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
      Phone: 1 303 492-6199 
      Fax: 1 303  492-2468 
      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: 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: 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.

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Group: 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.

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Metadata_Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata_Version: 9.7
DIF_Creation_Date: 2003-01-01
Last_DIF_Revision_Date: 2012-08-28
DIF_Revision_History: Added an archiving data center.