General Information

Created: 2014-01-10 09:19:35
Modified: 2015-10-05 15:53:14

Active: No
Site:Mackenzie Delta
GTN-P:CA 169
Responsible Countries: Canada,
Timezone:UTC/GMT -07:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Tundra
Responsible Person:Chris R. Burn
MAGT  (C) : -6.6
MAGT Depth (m) : 20.0
MAGT Date/ Period : Aug 08-09

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 -6.6°C 

Depth of zero annual amplitude (or depth of measurement reported above) (m) 20 m

Year or 12 month interval for mean reported above August 2008 – August 2009

Closest clima station: Tuktoyaktuk. 60 km from borehole.

Air temperature measured by logger nearby. Snow depth measured once per year.

Snow depth measured by Herschel Island Territorial Park

Depth:50 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Deepest Sensor:5 m
Drilling Method:Water jet drilling
Date Drilled:01. Jan 2006
Type:Summer: helicopter, winter: snow machine. No road access.
Aspect:0 °
Permafrost Zone:Continuous
Landform:Pleistocene outwash plain covered by till veneer.
Lithology:Upper 4 m till, with high ice content. Ice bonded sand below.
Morphology:Top of small hill. Edge of hill 75 m distant
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Bibliographic References
Burn, C.R., and Kokelj, S.V. 2009. The environment and permafrost of the Mackenzie Delta area. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 20(2): 83-105. doi: 10.1002/ppp.655.

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Longitude:-134.59 °
Latitude:69.48 °
Elevation:11.78844452 m
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