Site: Bagnuur GTN-P: MN 08 TC-Code: M1a
Timezone: UTC/GMT +08:00 hours
Vegetation Type: Grassland
Responsible Person: Natsagdorj Sharkhuu
PERMAFROST THICKNESS: 38-3=35 m in 1976 and about 30 m in 1998.
MEAN ANNUAL GROUND TEMPERATURE AT OR NEAR DEPTH OF ZERO ANNUAL AMPLITUDE (°C) – report value for most recent year or 12 month interval
–0,5oC in 1976 and –0.1°C in 1998 at a depth of 15 m.
Bayandelger weather station is located at a distance of 15 km from the borehole to the Southwest.
Depth: 21 m Drilling Angle: 90 ° Diameter: 13 cm
Drilling Method: dry drilling
Years drilled: 1976/1995 Date Drilled: 01. Jan 1976
Type: road (bus or train), 130 km from Ulaanbaatar
Type: anthropogenic: mining quarry (open pit coal operations) Distance From Heat: 500 m
Permafrost Thickness: 35 m Permafrost Zone: Isolated Patches Vegetation: Grassland with dry steppe herds Lithology: bedrock, sediments, including types and estimate of ice content volume [high, medium, low]) The strata in the borehole consists of Cretaceous fine grained sandstones with relative ice content of 15% which is covered by 2.8 m thick debris and loamy sands. Morphology: Dry plain surface of high terrace of the Kherlen river valley Access Timeseries
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