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Boreholes and temperature logs from the Tibetan Plateau and Northeast China, Version 1

Four groups of borehole data from the Qinghai-Xizang (Tibet) Plateau are presented.
1) Boreholes at three sites, with sand surface, natural surface, and near a sand dune, at 66 Road Station - 1994 and 1995 measurements to about 17 meters.
2) Borehole temperatures at Borehole CK123 - 1979, 1984, 1994 measurements to 60 meters.
3) Borehole temperatures at five sites in Fenghuoshan Station area - 1962, 1967, 1980, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1995 measurements to 35 meters.
4) Boreholes at Xidatan-Kunlun Pass area - 1994 and 1995 measurements to 17.5 meters; 1994 and 1995 measurements to 25 meters; and 1975, 1976, 1979, 1985, 1989, 1994 and 1995 to 30 meters. Data provided by Wang Shaoling and Cheng Guodong, Lanzhou Institute of Glaciology and Geocryology. Some of these data are presented on the CAPS Version 1.0 CD-ROM, June 1998.

  • Frozen Ground > Permafrost
  • Frozen Ground > Soil Temperature
Spatial Coverage: Not specified
Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 31 August 1962 to 15 June 1995
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Platform(s) Not specified
Sensor(s): Not specified
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Shaoling Wang, Guodong Cheng
Data Citation

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Wang, S. and G. Cheng 2002. Boreholes and temperature logs from the Tibetan Plateau and Northeast China, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. [Date Accessed].
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