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Engineering-Geocryological Investigations in the Yana River Area, Russia, Version 1

This data set includes active layer depth and groundwater data from boreholes in the Yana River Area, Russia. Boreholes ranged in depth from 5 to 200 m. The project also measured permafrost extent and described active periglacial processes. Data were collected during 1945, 1952, 1961, 1971-72, 1983, 1985, and 1989.

Geographic Coverage

Data Set Tabs

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 60, S: 59.35, E: 150, W: 148.367

Spatial Resolution:
Not Specified
Temporal Coverage
  • 1945-01-01 to 1989-12-31
Temporal Resolution:
Not specified
  • Frozen Ground > Active Layer
  • Frozen Ground > Ground Ice
  • Frozen Ground > Periglacial Processes
  • Frozen Ground > Permafrost
  • Snow/Ice > Permafrost
  • Soils > Permafrost
  • Soils > Soil Moisture/Water Content
Sensor(s): Not specified
Data Format(s):
  • Paper
Data Contributor(s): V.M. Mikhailov, T.V. Merkulova

Data Citation

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T.V. Merkulova and V.M. Mikhailov 2004. Engineering-Geocryological Investigations in the Yana River Area, Russia, Version 1. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. [Date Accessed].
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