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Engineering-Geocryological Investigations in the Messoyakha-Norilsk Pipeline Area, Russia, Version 1

This data set includes geocryological data from boreholes in the Messoyakha-Norilsk Pipeline Area, Russia. Parameters include ground temperature and soil properties. Ground temperature was measured every 0.5 m to a depth of 3m, and every 1.0 m below 3 m. Data were collected during 1968-69, 1972-84, 1and 986-88. Results are presented as tabular data and as geocryological maps (scales 1:500 - 1:2000) and engineering-geolocryological sections (scales 1:100 - 1:2000). Data are stored at the National Geocryological Fund, Moscow, under the following Archive Numbers - 15500; 15116; 16780(27-38; 7028(2), 10196; 16587; 13097; 14747; 14107/104; 7028(1), 10196(1), 10196(III), 10196(II); 11623; 13920; 11591; 11611, 11896; 9182; 11171; 12945; 12824; and 12223. This data set is at risk of being lost.

Geographic Coverage

Data Set Tabs

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 69.833, S: 69, E: 88.833, W: 81

Spatial Resolution:
Not Specified
Temporal Coverage
  • 1 January 1968 to 31 December 1988
Temporal Resolution:
Not specified
  • Frozen Ground > Active Layer
  • Frozen Ground > Ground Ice
  • Frozen Ground > Periglacial Processes
  • Soils > Permafrost
  • Frozen Ground > Permafrost
  • Snow/Ice > Permafrost
  • Soils > Soil Moisture/Water Content
Sensor(s): Not specified
Data Format(s):
  • Paper
Data Contributor(s): Marina O. Leibman, Mark A. Minkin

Data Citation

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Mark A. Minkin and Marina O. Leibman 2004. Engineering-Geocryological Investigations in the Messoyakha-Norilsk Pipeline Area, Russia, Version 1. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. [Date Accessed].
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