Tsengel M10a (gentle slope)

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Created: 2014-01-16 11:12:34
Modified: 2014-02-14 09:46:10

Active: No
Responsible Countries: Mongolia,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +08:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Grassland
Responsible Person:Natsagdorj Sharkhuu
MAGT (C) -2,7

Active layer thickness is about 2.8 m.

MEAN ANNUAL GROUND TEMPERATURE AT OR NEAR DEPTH OF ZERO ANNUAL AMPLITUDE (°C) – report  value for most recent year or 12 month interval -0.05oC at depth of 2.8 m by the 16th August, 2003

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. Tsengel weather station is located at 35 km north from the hole

Depth:2.8 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Date Drilled:01. Jan 2003
Type:By road or air transportation from Ulaanbaatar to Ulgi (1600 km). Then by jeep to Tsengel mountain (110 km).
Slope:7 °
Aspect:0 °
Permafrost Zone:Sporadic
Vegetation:Grassland with dry steppe herds
Lithology:0-1.6 m sandy loam with gravel and pebbles, 1.6-2.8 m gravel, pebbles and small boulders with sandy fill
Morphology:The borehole is located on a north-facing gentle slope.
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Longitude:89.1356666667 °
Latitude:48.7525833333 °
Elevation:2400 m
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