Darhad M13c depression (Sharga Ganga)

General Information

Created: 2014-02-13 15:47:03
Modified: 2014-02-14 15:05:20

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

Active layer is 1.7 m.

MEAN ANNUAL GROUND TEMPERATURE AT OR NEAR DEPTH OF ZERO ANNUAL AMPLITUDE (°C) – report  value for most recent year or 12 month interval -1.7°C, at a depth of 5 m on October 16, 2005

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. Rinchinlkhumbe weather station in the same village

Depth:5 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Diameter:13 cm
Drilling Method:Dry drilling
Date Drilled:01. Oct 2005
Type:road (230 km from Murun)
Permafrost Zone:Continuous
Vegetation:Grassland with rich herds
Lithology:0-5.2 m – blue-gray lacustrine silt. Ice content is at depth of 3.5 to 5.2 m is 30-45%. Thermal settlement of ice-rich (lacustrine silt) permafrost is characteristic of the study site.
Morphology:The borehole is located in a dry plain of a depression close to a steep thermo-erosion bank of the Sharga river (about 20 m high). Ice wedge is wide-spread here.
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Longitude:99.47972222 °
Latitude:51.35858333 °
Elevation:1547.90539551 m
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