SF-2 new Storflaket 2 new

General Information

Created: 2013-12-11 09:34:57
Modified: 2016-06-01 10:03:57

Active: Yes
TC-Code:SF-2 new
Responsible Countries: Sweden,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +01:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Shrub Tundra
Responsible Person:Margareta Johansson


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


Active layer only

Reaches permafrost table

Reaches ZAA

Reaches geothermal trend

Down to permafrost base


Depth:6.4 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Drilling Method:Big drilling machine on caterpillar tracks
Date Drilled:01. Jan 2012
Distance From Road:100 m
Distance From Heat:50 m
Other Disturbance:Road
Distance From Heat:100 m
Aspect:251.8 °
Permafrost Zone:Discontinuous
Landform:peat plateau
Lithology:lacustrine sediments, silt and approximately 70 cm thick peat layer, medium ice content volume
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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.

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Longitude:18.973944 °
Latitude:68.347306 °
Elevation:387.80596924 m
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