Site: Svalbard GTN-P: NO 45
Timezone: UTC/GMT +01:00 hours
Vegetation Type: No Vegetation
Responsible Person: Fabrice Caline
Permafrost present but thickness unknown.
GROUND TEMPERATURE AT ZERO ANNUAL AMPLITUDE OR AT LOWERMOST THERMISTOR
Locality in borehole
CLOSEST CLIMATE STATION
Depth: 8 m Drilling Angle: 90 °
Drilling Method: Hammer drilling Date Drilled: 01. Jan 2005
Aspect: 221.7 ° Permafrost Zone: Continuous Lithology: 0 to 2.7m: Grain sizes from clay to pebbles.
2.7–9m: Ice with sediment layers. Salt content: 0.1 to 0.2%
Morphology: Top of hill or ridge Description: The borehole is located on the Credner moraine, which is a small peninsula in the inner part of the Van Mijen Fjord. The borehole was made as part of a ground investigation
campaign for a road construction project.
Kristensen et al 2008. The structure and composition of
a tidewater push moraine, Svalbard, revealed by DC resistivity profiling. Boreas. 10.1111/j.1502-3885.2008.00048.x. ISSN 0300-9483
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