8 (Polar Ural)

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Created: 2014-02-18 13:32:26
Modified: 2014-02-18 14:35:05

Active: No
Responsible Countries: Russia,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +06:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Forest Tundra
Responsible Person:Ivan Valentinovich Derevyanko

Borehole name must contain at least 2 characters, changed into "8 (Polar Ural)", was only "8"!


MEAN ANNUAL GROUND TEMPERATURE AT OR NEAR DEPTH OF ZERO ANNUAL AMPLITUDE (°C) – report  value for most recent year or 12 month interval -1.4°C

Depth of zero annual amplitude (or depth of measurement reported above)  (m) 12 m zero amp.


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


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 Bol’shaya Hadata (67°36'N 66°04'E), data for 1958-1980

Depth:14.5 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Diameter:5.9 cm
Drilling Method:Column drilling
Date Drilled:01. Jan 2014
Type:helicopter (120 km from Vorkuta ), caterpillar drive, distance 170km from Vorkuta
Distance From Road:120000 m
Distance From Heat:75 m
Slope:15 °
Aspect:72.1 °
Permafrost Thickness:500 m
Permafrost Zone:Continuous
Landform:Asian slope of Polar Ural
Lithology:0.0-0.9m peat, 0.9-14.5m silt
Morphology:near slope
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Longitude:66.75 °
Latitude:67.83333333 °
Elevation:210.67762756 m
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