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Engineering-Geocryological Investigations in the Baikal-Amur Mainline Area, Russia, Version 1

This data set includes geocryological data from boreholes in the Baikal-Amur mainline area of Russia. Parameters include soil properties, ground temperature, ground water properties, geophysical properties, and active layer depth. Data were collected during 1964-65, 1969, 1971-72, 1974-78, 1980-84, and 1987-88. The data set includes engineering-geocryological maps (1:500 to 1:2000) and geocryological sections. Data are stored at the National Geocryological Fund, Moscow, under the following Archive Numbers: 12958(10733); 12652; 12249; 12651; 8717; 11168(8080); 11115; 15087; 16753; 16562; 12933(10793); 13623; 13190(11182); 14046; 14286; 14503; 15442; and 15087. This data set is at risk of being lost.

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Temporal Coverage:
  • 1964-01-01 to 1988-12-31
Temporal Resolution:
Not specified
Sensor(s): Not specified
Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 58.833, S: 52.5, E: 129, W: 113.833

Spatial Resolution:
Not Specified
  • Frozen Ground > Active Layer
  • Frozen Ground > Permafrost
  • Snow/Ice > Permafrost
  • Soils > Permafrost
  • Soils > Soil Moisture/Water Content
  • Frozen Ground > Soil Temperature
  • Soils > Soil Temperature
Data Format(s):
  • Paper
Data Contributor(s): Eduard A. Marov, Mark A. Minkin

We kindly request that you cite the use of this data set in a publication using the following citation. For more information, see Use and Copyright.

Mark A. Minkin and Eduard A. Marov 2003. Engineering-Geocryological Investigations in the Baikal-Amur Mainline Area, Russia, Version 1. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center.
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