Data Set ID: 
GGD418

Permafrost, palsas and frost-crack polygons, Salluit, Quebec, Canada, Version 1

This dataset includes temperature conditions for ice-wedge cracking, Salluit, northern Quebec. Air temperature, soil temperature, wind speed and direction, July 1989 through April 1991 (not continuous record.) Temperature inside data logger, resistance values along cracking detection circuit, July 1989 through August 1991 (not continuous record.) Data are presented on the CAPS Version 1.0 CD-ROM, June 1998. See also GGD360 and GGD361 for other data available from Centre d'Etudes Nordiques climatological research station network.

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Parameter(s):
  • Atmospheric Temperature > Air Temperature > AIR TEMPERATURE
  • Frozen Ground > Periglacial Processes > PERIGLACIAL PROCESSES
  • Snow/Ice > Permafrost > PERMAFROST
  • Frozen Ground > Permafrost > PERMAFROST
  • Soils > Permafrost > PERMAFROST
  • Soils > Soil Temperature > SOIL TEMPERATURE
  • Frozen Ground > Soil Temperature > SOIL TEMPERATURE
  • Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds > SURFACE WINDS
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Spatial Coverage:
N: 62.233, 
S: 62.233, 
E: -75.633, 
W: -75.633
Platform(s):Not specified
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):Not specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 July 1989 to 31 August 1992
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Denis Sarrazin, Michel Allard, Jennifer N. Kaspar

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Allard, M. and J. Kaspar 1998. Permafrost, palsas and frost-crack polygons, Salluit, Quebec, Canada, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. doi: https://doi.org/10.7265/z4xc-ef94. [Date Accessed].

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