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Slope Ecology and Active Layer in the Central Yamal Peninsula, West Siberia, Russia, Version 1

This data set contains slope ecology parameters from Western Siberia, including morphology, lithology, soil-vegetation cover, depth of thaw, and chemical composition of landslide slopes. The study site comprises a highly-dissected alluvial-lacustrine-marine plain in which a number of hazardous processes operate, such as thermal erosion and landsliding. Active layer detachments were active in August 1989, and this produced 400 new landslides in the area of 10 square km. Field measurements were conducted at each of the landslides, as well as aerial photographs of the larger slides. These data were collected at Circumpolar Active Layer Monitoring (CALM) Program Network Site ID R5.

Geographic Coverage

  • Frozen Ground > Active Layer
  • Ground Water > Drainage
  • Ground Water > Groundwater Chemistry
  • Erosion/Sedimentation > Landslides
  • Vegetation > Plant Characteristics
  • Soils > Soil Chemistry
  • Soils > Soil Moisture/Water Content
Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 70.283, S: 70.283, E: 68.9, W: 68.9

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 August 1988 to 30 September 2002
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Data Format(s):
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Paper
Platform(s) Not specified
Sensor(s): Not specified
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Marina O. Leibman, Natalia Ukraintseva, Alexandr Kizyakov, Ksenia Ermokhina, Irina Streletskaya
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