Entry_ID: GGD700
Entry_Title: Boreholes and temperature logs from the Tibetan Plateau and Northeast China
Group: Data_Set_Citation
   Dataset_Creator: Wang, S. and G. Cheng
   Dataset_Title: Boreholes and temperature logs from the Tibetan Plateau and Northeast China
   Dataset_Release_Date: 2002-01-01
   Dataset_Release_Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
   Dataset_Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
   Online_Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd700.html
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Group: Personnel
   Role: Investigator
   First_Name: Shaoling
   Last_Name: Wang
   Email: ggcheng@bepc2.ihep.ac.cn
   Phone: 86-931-8848153 
   Fax:  86-931-8885241 
   Group: Contact_Address
      Address: Chinese Academy of Sciences
      Address: Lanzhou Institute of Glaciology and Geocryology
      Address: No 174 Donggang West Road
      City: Lanzhou
      Province_or_State: Gansu Province
      Postal_Code: 730000
      Country: P.R. China
   End_Group
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Group: Personnel
   Role: Investigator
   First_Name: Guodong
   Last_Name: Cheng
   Email: ggcheng@bepc2.ihep.ac.cn
   Phone: 86-931-884 8153 
   Fax:  86-931-888 5241 
   Group: Contact_Address
      Address: Chinese Academy of Sciences
      Address: Lanzhou Institute of Glaciology and Geocryology
      Address: No 174 Donggang West Road
      City: Lanzhou
      Province_or_State: Gansu Province
      Postal_Code: 730000
      Country: P.R. China
   End_Group
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Group: Parameters
   Category: EARTH SCIENCE
   Topic: Cryosphere
   Term: Frozen Ground
   Variable_Level_1: Permafrost
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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
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Keyword: Boreholes
Keyword: Permafrost Properties
Keyword: Permafrost Temperature
Keyword: Soil Temperature
Keyword: Thermal Properties
Group: Temporal_Coverage
   Start_Date: 1962-08-31
   Stop_Date: 1995-06-15
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Group: Location
   Location_Category: CONTINENT
   Location_Type: ASIA
   Location_Subregion1: EASTERN ASIA
   Location_Subregion2: CHINA
   Detailed_Location: TIBETAN PLATEAU AND NORTHEAST CHINA
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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: Distribution
   Distribution_Media: FTP
   Distribution_Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
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Group: Summary

   Four groups of borehole data from the Qinghai-Xizang (Tibet) Plateau are 
   presented.  1) Boreholes at three sites, with sand surface, natural surface, 
   and near a sand dune, at 66 Road Station - 1994 and 1995 measurements to about 
   17 meters.  2) Borehole temperatures at Borehole CK123 - 1979, 1984, 1994 
   measurements to 60 meters. 3) Borehole temperatures at five sites in 
   Fenghuoshan Station area - 1962, 1967, 1980, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1995 
   measurements to 35 meters.  4) Boreholes at Xidatan-Kunlun Pass area - 1994 
   and 1995 measurements to 17.5 meters; 1994 and 1995 measurements to 25 meters; 
   and 1975, 1976, 1979, 1985, 1989, 1994 and 1995 to 30 meters. Data provided by 
   Wang Shaoling and Cheng Guodong, Lanzhou Institute of Glaciology and 
   Geocryology. Some of these data are presented on the CAPS Version 1.0 CD-ROM, 
   June 1998.

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Metadata_Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata_Version: 9.7
DIF_Creation_Date: 2002-01-01
Last_DIF_Revision_Date: 2012-08-30
DIF_Revision_History: added creator / pub info