Storflaket 2

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Created: 2013-12-11 09:32:58
Modified: 2014-03-07 14:11:42

Active: Yes
Country:Sweden
Site:Abisko
GTN-P:SE 08
TC-Code:SF-2
Responsible Countries: Sweden,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +01:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Shrub Tundra
Responsible Person:Margareta Johansson

Active layer only

Reaches permafrost table

Reaches ZAA

Reaches geothermal trend

Down to permafrost base

Unknown

 

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Permafrost present but thickness unknown.

 

 

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

-0.36 ºC

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

~7 m

Year or 12 month interval for mean reported above

2008-2009

 

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 [ ] No[X ]

 

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 Storflaket, 68º20’46,5’’N; 18º58’12,2’’E, ~200 m, mean snow depth winter (Oct-Apr) 8 cm

Depth:6.2 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Diameter:6 cm
Deepest Sensor:6.2 m
Drilling Method:Big drilling machine on caterpillar tracks
Date Drilled:01. Jan 2008
Type:Road
Distance From Road:100 m
Type:Stream
Distance From Heat:50 m
Other Disturbance:Road
Distance From Heat:100 m
Slope:1 °
Aspect:251.8 °
Permafrost Zone:Discontinuous
Vegetation:Peat mire
Landform:Peat plateau
Lithology:Lacustrine sediments, silt and approximately 70 cm thick peat layer, medium ice content volume
Morphology:Valley
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Bibliographic References
Johansson, M., J. Åkerman, F. Keuper, T.R. Christensen, H. Lantuit and T.V. Callaghan, 2011. Past and present permafrost temperatures in the Abisko area: Redrilling of boreholes. Ambio 40: 558-565.
Christiansen, H.H., Etzelmuller, B., Isaksen, K., Juliussen, H., Farbrot, H., Humlum, O., Johansson, M., Nielsen, T.I., Kristensen, L., Hjort, J., Holmlund, P., Sannel, A.B.K., Sigsgaard, C., Åkerman, H.J., Foged, N., Blikra, L.H., Ødegård, R., Pernosky, M.A. 2010. The Thermal State of Permafrost in the Nordic area during IPY 2007-2009. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes 21: 156-181.
Akerman HJ, Johansson M, 2008. Thawing permafrost and thicker active layers in Sub-arctic Sweden. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes 19(3): 279-292.

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Longitude:18.973889 °
Latitude:68.347222 °
Elevation:385 m
EPSG:4326
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