Vorkuta EK-67

General Information

Created: 2013-12-10 08:57:00
Modified: 2014-02-25 14:03:38

Active: Yes
GTN-P:RU 117 10_0021
Responsible Countries: Russia,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +04:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Tundra
Responsible Person:Ivan Valentinovich Derevyanko

Coordinates and GTN-P code changed.

MEAN ANNUAL GROUND TEMPERATURE AT OR NEAR DEPTH OF ZERO ANNUAL AMPLITUDE (°C) – report  value for most recent year or 12 month interval -0.2°C

Depth of zero annual amplitude (or depth of measurement reported above)  (m) 15 m zero amp.


AIR TEMPERATURE AND SNOW COVER THICKNESS/DENSITY MEASUREMENTS AT THE BOREHOLE SITE (indicate frequency of observations): Air temperature: Yes [x] No [ ]    Snow thickness: Yes[x] No[ ]   Density: Yes [x] No[ ]


NAME AND LOCATION OF CLOSEST CLIMATE STATION (latitude, longitude, and distance from borehole, km) – provide (if available) mean monthly air temperature and snow depth of reporting interval for mean annual ground temperature Vorkuta (67°29'N 64°01'E), air temp, snow depth (1946-1999)

Depth:150 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Diameter:14.6 cm
Drilling Method:Column Drilling
Date Drilled:05. Jan 1979
Type:helicopter, caterpillar drive, distance 30km from Vorkuta
Distance From Road:30000 m
Distance From Heat:2200 m
Slope:1 °
Aspect:132.5 °
Permafrost Thickness:44 m
Permafrost Zone:Discontinuous
Landform:High hills marine-iced plain, Q II (2-4)
Lithology:0.0-28.5m silt, 28.5-67.0m gravel sediments, 67.0-128.7m silt, 128.7-150m sandstone
Morphology:Top of hill or ridge
Access Timeseries
Bibliographic References

Do we have wrong or old data? Let us know via Email


Longitude:63.33333333 °
Latitude:67.38333333 °
Elevation:182.60639954 m
Meta Data Completeness
Percentage of information fields provided for this monitoring site!