DB2 Dovrefjell

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Created: 2014-02-28 13:34:27
Modified: 2014-03-03 11:57:31

Active: No
Country:Norway
Site:Dovrefjell
Responsible Countries: Norway,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +01:00 hours
Vegetation Type:No Vegetation
Responsible Person:Ketil Isaksen

GTN-P code: NO40?

 

Permafrost present but thickness not known.

 

AIR TEMPERATURE AND SNOW COVER THICKNESS/DENSITY MEASUREMENTS AT THE BOREHOLE SITE (indicate frequency of observations):

Air temperature: Yes [X] No [ ]    Snow thickness: Yes[ ] No[X]   Density: Yes [ ] No[X]

Depth:10 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Deepest Sensor:8.5 m
Drilling Method:Hammer
Date Drilled:01. Jan 2001
Type:road
Distance From Road:0 m
Slope:4 °
Aspect:126.2 °
Permafrost Zone:Mountain
Vegetation:No vegetation/mountain tundra? (Assessed with the help of photos in Google Earth; Kerstin Gillen.)
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Bibliographic References
Sollid, J.L., Isaksen, K., Eiken, T. Ødegård, R.S. 2003. The transition zone of mountain permafrost on Dovrefjell, southern Norway. Eight International Conference on Permafrost, Proceedings, Zurich, Switzerland, 1085-1089.
Ødegård, R.S., Isaksen, K., Eiken, T. Sollid, J.L. 2008. MAGST in mountain permafrost, Dovrefjell, southern Norway, 2001-2006. Ninth International Conference on Permafrost, Fairbanks, Alaska, USA, 1311-1315. Institute of Northern Engineering, University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Isaksen, K., Hauck, C., Gudevang, E., Ødegård, R.S. Sollid, J.L. 2002. Mountain permafrost distribution on Dovrefjell and Jotunheimen, southern Norway, based on BTS and DC resistivity tomography data. Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift-Norwegian Journal of Geography 56(2): 122-136.

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Longitude:9.35222222 °
Latitude:62.29555556 °
Elevation:1478.45471191 m
EPSG:4326
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