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Permafrost Water/Ice Chemistry in Russia, Version 1

This data set is comprised of water and ice chemistry parameters from areas of massive ground ice in Kolguev Island and Svalbard in the west to Chukotka Peninsula in the east. Water, snow, and ice from different sources (e.g., lakes, rain, atmospheric precipitation, snow, snow patches, modern glaciers, lake ice, ground ice of different origin) were tested, as well as the enclosing deposits. Routine chemical analysis of ion composition, microelement (rare earth elements) analyses, and stable isotopes composition (O-18, D, C-13, S-34) were carried out. Microbal activity was determined. Ice petrography was studied with photos. Video-, photo- and topographic surveys of the study sections were undertaken.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 78.217, S: 64.567, E: 177.2, W: 15.5

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 July 1988 to 30 September 1988
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
  • Frozen Ground > Ground Ice
  • Ground Water > Groundwater Chemistry
  • Geochemistry > Ion Exchange
  • Frozen Ground > Permafrost
  • Geochemistry > Trace Elements
Platform(s) Not specified
Sensor(s): Not specified
Data Format(s):
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Paper
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Marina O. Leibman

Data Citation

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Leibman, M. 2003. Permafrost Water/Ice Chemistry in Russia, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. [Date Accessed].
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