Storflaket 1

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Created: 2013-09-02 14:27:04
Modified: 2014-03-07 14:06:16

Active: No
Country:Sweden
Site:Abisko
GTN-P:SE 07
TC-Code:SF-1
Responsible Countries: Sweden,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +01:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Shrub Tundra
Responsible Person:Margareta Johansson

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

-0.4 ºC

Depth of zero annual amplitude (or depth of measurement reported above)  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 [] 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, ~500 m, mean snow depth winter (Oct-Apr) 8 cm

Depth:7 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Diameter:6 cm
Drilling Method:Big drilling machine on caterpillar tracks
Date Drilled:01. Jan 2008
Type:Road
Distance From Road:150 m
Type:Stream
Distance From Heat:100 m
Other Disturbance:Road
Distance From Heat:150 m
Aspect:247.3 °
Permafrost Thickness:ca 15 m
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:18.973389 °
Latitude:68.349074 °
Elevation:386 m
EPSG:4326
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