Dalbay M12

General Information

Created: 2014-01-15 20:39:47
Modified: 2015-10-06 14:59:49

Active: No
TC-Code:M12 No14
Responsible Countries: Mongolia,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +08:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Grassland
Responsible Person:Natsagdorj Sharkhuu

Borehole code: M12 or No14? 

MAGT (C) -0,8
MAGT_DEPTH (m) 10,0

 Thickness of permafrost layer is 40-60 m. Active layer thickness is 1.4 m.


MEAN ANNUAL GROUND TEMPERATURE AT OR NEAR DEPTH OF ZERO ANNUAL AMPLITUDE (°C) – report  value for most recent year or 12 month interval -1.25°C at a depth of 10 m

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. Hatgal station is located at a distance of 110 km from Dalbay. Additionally, Dalbay automatic meteorological station is located at a distance of 500 m from the borehole to the southeast.


Depth:10 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Drilling Method:Dry drilling
Date Drilled:01. May 2003
Type:By local jeep (100 km from Hatgal)
Permafrost Thickness:40 m
Permafrost Zone:Continuous
Vegetation:Dense and high grassy (wet) surface
Lithology:0-0,8 m silt with humus, 0,8-1,8m fine sands. 1,8-12 m ice-rich sandy gravels and pebbles
Morphology:In flood plain wet bottom of Ikh Dalbay river valley
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Longitude:100.758389 °
Latitude:51.019944 °
Elevation:1661.00708008 m
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