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Created: 2014-02-17 10:09:05
Modified: 2014-05-13 07:51:28

Active: No
Responsible Countries: Russia,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +10:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Grassland
Responsible Person:Pavel Skryabin

Borehole code?


PERMAFROST TEMPERATURE (and range in temperature over observation period if available) AND DEPTH AT ZERO AMPLITUDE (°C, m)     -2.1°C,  20 m


AIR TEMPERATURE AND SNOW COVER THICKNESS/DENSITY MEASUREMENTS AT THE BOREHOLE SITE (indicate frequency of observations): Air temperature: Yes [x] No [ ] (1971-1973)    Snow thickness: Yes[x] No[ ] (1971-1973, 1995-2000)   Density: Yes [x] No[ ] (1971-1973)


NAME AND LOCATION OF CLOSEST CLIMATE STATION (latitude, longitude, and distance from borehole, km); PROVIDE SEPARATELY MEAN MONTHLY AIR TEMPERATURES AND SNOW DEPTH AS AVAILABLE “Yakutsk”,  62°01’10’’ N  129°43’09’’ W,  500m, 1882-2000 (air temperatures), 1931-2000(snow depth)

Depth:21 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Drilling Method:Column drilling. Years drilled: 1969, 1995.
Date Drilled:03. Jul 1995
Type:anthropogenic: one store house
Distance From Heat:100 m
Aspect:0 °
Permafrost Thickness:250 m
Permafrost Zone:Continuous
Vegetation:"Grassland" inside Yakutsk?
Landform:Alluvial terrace Qiii3-4 . Combination of elongated ridges and narrows of erosion origin
Lithology:0.2-0.6 m silt, 0.6-8.4 m fine-grain sand with layers of silt and floral detritus, 8.4 and deeper - fine-grain sand with pebbles
Morphology:Flat surface of the second flood-lands terrace ridge
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Bibliographic References
Pavlov A.V. “ Soil-Atmosphere Heat Exchange in Northern and Middle Latitudes of USSR Territory ”.- Yakutsk, 1975.

Skryabin P.N., Varlamov S.P., Skachkov YU. B. “Yearly Unsteadiness of Soils in Yakutsk Region Temperature Regime ”.- Novosibirsk, 1998.

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Longitude:129.65685 °
Latitude:62.01338 °
Elevation:122.47416687 m
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