Barrow Camphole

General Information

Created: 2014-01-15 14:45:43
Modified: 2015-10-06 09:37:05

Active: No
Country:United States
Responsible Countries: United States,
Timezone:UTC/GMT -09:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Tundra
Responsible Person:Kenji Yoshikawa

Year drilled: Aug. 1951 or 2001/2002? 

MAGT (C) -8,7

MEAN ANNUAL GROUND TEMPERATURE AT OR NEAR DEPTH OF ZERO ANNUAL AMPLITUDE (°C) – report  value for most recent year or 12 month interval -8.3ºC

Depth of zero annual amplitude (or depth of measurement reported above)  (m) 9m


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

Climate Monitoring & Diagnostics Laboratory (CMDL) (NOAA) 71.323ºN, 156.609ºW  2 km from borehole

Mean annual air temp. -9.04ºC (2001)

Snow depth 28.7 cm (April 2002)

Depth:24 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Drilling Method:Hot water jetting. Year drilled: July 2001(re-occupied) (Aug. 1951).
Date Drilled:01. Jan 2002
Distance From Road:1600 m
Aspect:145.8 °
Permafrost Zone:Continuous
Landform:Old beach ridge
Lithology:Upper layer contain ice wedge ice (medium ice content).
Morphology:Old beach ridge
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Longitude:-156.635 °
Latitude:71.316667 °
Elevation:5.59096861 m
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