Site: Nalaikh GTN-P: MN 21 TC-Code: M2b
Timezone: UTC/GMT +08:00 hours
Vegetation Type: No Vegetation
Responsible Person: Natsagdorj Sharkhuu
MEAN ANNUAL GROUND TEMPERATURE AT OR NEAR DEPTH OF ZERO ANNUAL AMPLITUDE (°C) – report value for most recent year or 12 month interval
–1.6°C at a depth of 7 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.
Buyantukhaa station, near Ulaanbaatar airport is located at N47° 51` E 106° 46` at 1267 m a.s.l. at a distance of 40 km from the boreholes to the North-west
Depth: 8 m Drilling Angle: 90 ° Diameter: 5 cm Deepest Sensor: 8 m
Drilling Method: Dry drilling Date Drilled: 01. Nov 1998
Type: by foot, 5 km from borehole M2E
Type: natural: located on pingo top surrounded by thermokarst lake Distance From Heat: 0 m
Permafrost Thickness: 40 m Permafrost Zone: Isolated Patches Vegetation: Practically naked surface on the pingo Lithology: 0-1.3 m –lacustrine silt; 1.3-8.0 m –lacustrine ice rich silt, sometimes pure ice with a thickness of 0.1-0.3 m. In generally, ice predominates in profile. Morphology: The pingo is surrounded by water pond of thermokarst lake. The lake is about 180 m in diameter and 1-3 m in a depth of water. The pingo is about 50 m in diameter and 5 m in height. At present, the thermokarst and pingo are active. Access Timeseries
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