Elliot Creek EC-01

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Created: 2014-01-08 14:03:56
Modified: 2014-02-12 11:24:18

Active: No
Country:Canada
Site:Mackenzie River
GTN-P:CA 94
TC-Code:EC-01
Responsible Countries: Canada,
Timezone:UTC/GMT -05:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Coniferous Forest
Responsible Person:Sharon Smith
MAGT  (C) : -0.7
MAGT Depth (m) : 4.0
MAGT Date/ Period : Sept 2008-09

MEAN ANNUAL GROUND TEMPERATURE AT OR NEAR DEPTH OF ZERO ANNUAL AMPLITUDE (°C) -0.6°C

Depth of zero annual amplitude (or depth of measurement reported above) Just below 4.0 m

Year or 12 month interval for mean reported above September 2008-09

 

Norman Wells: 65°16.8’N, 126°48’W

Monthly average air temperatures and snow depths for Jan - Dec 2009

Month             Temp (°C)      Total Snow (cm)

Jan                  -28.7                21.2

Feb                  -23.5                15.8

Mar                 -23.3                12.6

Apr                  -4.3                  10.6

May                 5.7                   6.8

Jun                  14.1                 T

Jul                   16.3                 T

Aug                 14.2                 0

Sept                8.2                   5.0

Oct                  -3.0                  22.4

Nov                 -17.9                13.2

Dec                 -20.7                36.0

MAAT             -5.2

Depth:21.3 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Drilling Method:Rubber track-mounted M5T drill rig
Date Drilled:06. Mar 2007
Type:Winter: road, summer: helicopter
Distance From Road:20 m
Slope:1 °
Aspect:158.5 °
Permafrost Thickness:>20 m
Permafrost Zone:Discontinuous
Vegetation:Peat cover on edge of open, mature black spruce forest
Landform:Lacustrine undulating plain, well-drained elevated area
Lithology:Upper 2.2 m – Peat: Roots, rootlets, wood chips, moss, fibrous, dark brown. Below 2.2 m – Clay: silty, little to no sand, trace gravel, dark grey. Medium ice content
Morphology:Plain
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Longitude:-127.621417 °
Latitude:65.520389 °
Elevation:62 m
EPSG:4326
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