Ardag M5b

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Created: 2014-02-13 13:15:23
Modified: 2016-06-02 16:41:15

Active: Yes
Responsible Countries: Mongolia,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +08:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Coniferous Forest
Responsible Person:Natsagdorj Sharkhuu

Permafrost thickness measured in 1987.

MEAN ANNUAL GROUND TEMPERATURE AT OR NEAR DEPTH OF ZERO ANNUAL AMPLITUDE (°C) – report  value for most recent year or 12 month interval –1.8°C in 1987 and –1.4°C in 1998 at a depth of 25 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 N50°26'19'' E100°07'00'' at a distance of 24 km South from the borehole.

Depth:10 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Diameter:13 cm
Drilling Method:Fluid drilling
Date Drilled:01. Jan 1987
Type:road (100 km from Murun) and horse (30 km from Khatgal)
Distance From Road:30000 m
Type:anthropogenic: forest cover taken down around borehole (in a diameter of about 20 m)
Distance From Heat:0 m
Slope:2 °
Permafrost Thickness:200 m
Permafrost Zone:Continuous
Vegetation:larch forest
Lithology:Strata in the borehole consists of limestones covered by debris of about I m in thickness
Morphology:Wet flat surface of gentle sloping watershed
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Longitude:100.162417 °
Latitude:50.65625 °
Elevation:2055 m
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