M12C Shagnuul borehole No10

General Information

Created: 2014-02-14 14:12:49
Modified: 2014-02-14 14:12:49

Active: No
TC-Code:M12C No10
Responsible Countries: Mongolia,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +08:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Grassland
Responsible Person:Natsagdorj Sharkhuu

Borehole code M12C No10?

Active layer thickness is 4.25 m. Thickness of permafrost is about 40 m.

MEAN ANNUAL GROUND TEMPERATURE AT OR NEAR DEPTH OF ZERO ANNUAL AMPLITUDE (°C) – report  value for most recent year or 12 month interval -0.56°C at a depth of 10 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 a distance of 140 km from the borehole.

Depth:10 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Drilling Method:Dry drilling. The borehole is cased by plastic and steel pipes in diameters of 32 and 40 mm, respectively.
Date Drilled:01. May 2003
Type:by local jeep (140 km from Hatgal)
Slope:5 °
Aspect:0 °
Permafrost Thickness:40 m
Permafrost Zone:Continuous
Vegetation:Poor grassy dry steppe
Lithology:0-0,3 m loamy sands with plant roots, 0,3-3,6 m fine sandy pebbles and gravels, 3,6-4,5 m fine sands. 4,5-7,2 m sandy pebbles and gravels, 7,2-10,2 m gravelly fine sands.
Morphology:On north facing gentle foot slope in Shagnuul river valley
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Longitude:100.84472222 °
Latitude:50.25452778 °
Elevation:1452.60095215 m
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