When scientists talk about the cryosphere, they mean the places on Earth where water is in its solid form, frozen into ice or snow. Read more ...
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This data set provides description of permafrost extent, measurements of temperature regime and water inflow in mines, measurements of active-layer depth, and descriptions of periglacial processes for the Upper Kolyma area and the Omolon Depression in Russia. Data were collected during 1949-55, 1972, and 1979.