Jackfish Creek JF-02

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Created: 2014-01-08 14:13:00
Modified: 2014-02-12 11:54:28

Active: No
Country:Canada
Site:Mackenzie River
GTN-P:CA 98
TC-Code:JF-02
Responsible Countries: Canada,
Timezone:UTC/GMT -05:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Coniferous Forest
Responsible Person:Sharon Smith
MAGT  (C) : -1.3
MAGT Depth (m) : 20.0
MAGT Date/ Period : 2007-08

MEAN ANNUAL GROUND TEMPERATURE AT OR NEAR DEPTH OF ZERO ANNUAL AMPLITUDE (°C) -1.3°C

Depth of zero annual amplitude (or depth of measurement reported above) 20.0 m

Year or 12 month interval for mean reported above September 2007-08

 

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

AIR TEMPERATURE AND SNOW COVER THICKNESS/DENSITY MEASUREMENTS AT THE BOREHOLE SITE (indicate frequency of observations):

Air temperature: Yes [ ] No [X]    Snow thickness: Yes[ ] No[X]   Density: Yes [ ] No[X]

Depth:21.3 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Deepest Sensor:20 m
Drilling Method:Rubber track-mounted M5T drill rig
Date Drilled:01. Mar 2007
Type:Winter: road, summer: helicopter
Distance From Road:20 m
Type:Anthropogenic: At the edge of cutline, trees removed nearby but not directly above hole.
Slope:1 °
Aspect:283.8 °
Permafrost Thickness:>20 m
Permafrost Zone:Continuous
Landform:Eolian dune on moraine plain, well-drained, high spot
Lithology:Approx 10 cm at surface with top soil: some peat, roots, wood chips, black. Below 10 cm – Sand and some silt, trace clay. Low ice content – ice not visible, well bonded.
Morphology:Top of hill or ridge
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Longitude:-128.469375 °
Latitude:66.284942 °
Elevation:64.292038 m
EPSG:4326
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