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GGD617

Ground Water Atlas of the United States: Alaska, Version 1

The Ground Water Atlas of the United States includes summary information on permafrost in Alaska, and the relation of permafrost and ground water. The Atlas includes figures showing permafrost zones in Alaska, the approximate depth of the permafrost, small thaw lakes that form in continuous permafrost areas, pingos that form in permafrost areas, and a generalized diagrammatic section showing aquifers and permafrost. The ground water atlas information for Alaska can be found at http://capp.water.usgs.gov/gwa/ch_n/N-AKtext1.html.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 90, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 January 1999 to 31 December 1999
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Frozen Ground > Active Layer
  • Ground Water > Aquifers
  • Soils > Permafrost
  • Frozen Ground > Permafrost
  • Frozen Ground > Seasonally Frozen Ground
Platform(s) Not specified
Sensor(s): Not specified
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): R.L. Whitehead, James Miller
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