Vorkuta KT-3B

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Created: 2014-01-12 21:30:22
Modified: 2015-10-05 17:50:06

Active: No
GTN-P:RU 136 10_0042
Responsible Countries: Russia, United States,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +04:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Tundra
Responsible Person:Ivan Valentinovich Derevyanko

Right coordinates? 68°17'N 62°33'E is inside a river. 

Borehole depth changed from 15 to 25.6 m.

Responsible person: Derevyanko or Oberman?

MAGT  (C) -1.3
MAGT Depth     (m) 15.0
MAGT Date/ Period 2009

MEAN ANNUAL GROUND TEMPERATURE AT OR NEAR DEPTH OF ZERO ANNUAL AMPLITUDE (°C) – report  value for most recent year or 12 month interval -2.0 to -2.3°C

Depth of zero annual amplitude (or depth of measurement reported above)  (m) 15 m zero amp.


AIR TEMPERATURE AND SNOW COVER THICKNESS/DENSITY MEASUREMENTS AT THE BOREHOLE SITE (indicate frequency of observations): Air temperature: Yes [x] No [ ]    Snow thickness: Yes[x] No[ ]   Density: Yes [x] No[ ]


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 Vorkuta (67°29'N 64°01'E), air temp, snow depth (1946-1999)

Depth:25.6 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Diameter:8.9 cm
Drilling Method:Column drilling
Date Drilled:26. May 1987
Type:helicopter, caterpillar drive, distance 110km from Vorkuta
Distance From Road:110000 m
Distance From Heat:750 m
Slope:3 °
Aspect:288.9 °
Permafrost Thickness:350 m
Permafrost Zone:Continuous
Landform:Low sea plain, Q II (2-4)
Lithology:0.0-13.9m sand, 13.9-25.6m silt
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Longitude:62.54264 °
Latitude:68.28031 °
Elevation:15.26969242 m
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