M12 Borsog borehole No17

General Information

Created: 2014-02-14 13:38:06
Modified: 2014-02-14 13:40:35

Active: No
TC-Code:M12 No17
Responsible Countries: Mongolia,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +08:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Grassland
Responsible Person:Natsagdorj Sharkhuu

Borehole code M12 No17?

Active layer thickness is 1.8 m. Thickness of permafrost is 15-25 m

MEAN ANNUAL GROUND TEMPERATURE AT OR NEAR DEPTH OF ZERO ANNUAL AMPLITUDE (°C) – report  value for most recent year or 12 month interval -0.53°C at a depth of 5 m in October 2

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:5 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Deepest Sensor:5 m
Drilling Method:Dry drilling
Date Drilled:01. Jan 2003
Type:By local jeep (100 km from Hatgal)
Permafrost Thickness:15 m
Permafrost Zone:Continuous
Vegetation:Dense and high grassy (wet) surface
Lithology:0-1 m fine and dusty sands with plant residues, 1-5 m pebbles and gravels with sandy fill
Morphology:At a distance of 15 feet from a river channel, on wet and flat, poor grassy surface, located in a flood plain of Borsog valley bottom
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Longitude:100.72711111 °
Latitude:50.97025 °
Elevation:1648.57971191 m
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