Circumpolar Active-Layer Permafrost System (CAPS), Version 1 (G01175)
Data set:
G01175
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Overview

The Circumpolar Active-Layer Permafrost System (CAPS) contains over 100 data sets pertaining to permafrost and frozen ground topics. It also contains detailed metadata records describing over 100 additional data sets available at other Global Geocryological Data (GGD) nodes around the world. Dozens of contributors submitted data collections representing global sites. This compilation of data and information products is intended for a broad audience including the scientific and engineering communities, educators, and policy makers.
Parameter(s):
ACTIVE LAYER AIR TEMPERATURE CRYOSOLS FREEZE/THAW GLACIATION GROUND ICE PERIGLACIAL PROCESSES PERMAFROST ROCK GLACIERS SEASONALLY FROZEN GROUND SOIL CLASSIFICATION SOIL TEMPERATURE TALIK
Platform(s):
FIELD SURVEYS, GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS, WEATHER STATIONS
Sensor(s):
ANEMOMETERS, BAROMETERS, HYGROMETERS, RAIN GAUGES, SNOW MEASURING ROD, SOIL MOISTURE PROBE, SOIL TEMPERATURE PROBE, THERMISTORS, THERMOMETERS
Data Format(s):
Binary
Temporal Coverage:
Not Specified
Temporal Resolution:
Spatial Resolution:
Not Specified
Spatial Coverage:
N:
90
S:
-90
E:
180
W:
-180

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