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Engineering-geocryological Investigations, Urengoy gasfield, Western Siberia, Russia, Version 1

This data set consists of data from approximately 1,200 engineering-geocryological boreholes, of approximate 12 m depth. The following parameters are collected for each borehole: ground type, cryotextures, soil moisture every 0.5 m, dry density every 0.5 to 1 m, and temperature every 1 m.

Geographic Coverage

Data Set Tabs

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 68, S: -66, E: 77.11, W: -74.8

Spatial Resolution:
Not Specified
Temporal Coverage
  • 1 January 1972 to 31 December 1980
Temporal Resolution:
Not specified
  • Frozen Ground > Active Layer
  • Soils > Permafrost
  • Frozen Ground > Permafrost
  • Snow/Ice > Permafrost
  • Soils > Soil Moisture/Water Content
  • Soils > Soil Temperature
  • Frozen Ground > Soil Temperature
Not specified
Sensor(s): Not specified
Data Format(s):
Not specified
Data Contributor(s): Dmitry S. Drozdov, E.S. Melnikov

Data Citation

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E.S. Melnikov 2004. Engineering-geocryological Investigations, Urengoy gasfield, Western Siberia, Russia, Version 1. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. [Date Accessed].
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