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Active Layer and Permafrost Thickness, Soil Properties, and Periglacial Processes in the Gijiga Lowland, Russia, Version 1

This data set includes measurements of ground temperature, active-layer and permafrost thickness, and soil properties in the Gijiga Lowland, Russia. Massive ground ice and periglacial processes are also described. Data were collected during 1959-62, 1968, 1973, 1976, and 1980-1984.

Geographic Coverage

  • Frozen Ground > Active Layer
  • Frozen Ground > Ground Ice
  • Frozen Ground > Periglacial Processes
  • Frozen Ground > Permafrost
  • Snow/Ice > Permafrost
  • Soils > Permafrost
  • Soils > Soil Moisture/Water Content
Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 63.2, S: 59.85, E: 162, W: 156

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 January 1959 to 31 December 1984
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Data Format(s):
  • Paper
Platform(s) Not specified
Sensor(s): Not specified
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): V.M. Mikhailov, I.V. Geroy
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