12 (Polar Ural)

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Created: 2014-02-18 13:43:30
Modified: 2014-02-18 14:36:32

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

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MEAN ANNUAL GROUND TEMPERATURE AT OR NEAR DEPTH OF ZERO ANNUAL AMPLITUDE (°C) – report  value for most recent year or 12 month interval +2.4°C

Depth of zero annual amplitude (or depth of measurement reported above)  (m) 11 m zero amp.


AIR TEMPERATURE AND SNOW COVER THICKNESS/DENSITY MEASUREMENTS AT THE BOREHOLE SITE (indicate frequency of observations): Air temperature: Yes [ ] No [x]    Snow thickness: Yes[ ] 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:13.5 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Diameter:5.9 cm
Drilling Method:Column drilling
Date Drilled:01. Jan 1982
Type:helicopter (120 km from Vorkuta), caterpillar drive, distance 170km from Vorkuta
Distance From Road:120000 m
Distance From Heat:20 m
Slope:8 °
Aspect:117 °
Permafrost Thickness:500 m
Permafrost Zone:Continuous
Landform:Asian slope of Polar Ural
Lithology:0.0-2.3m silt, 2.3-13.5m gravel sediments
Morphology:Valley near slope
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Longitude:66.65 °
Latitude:67.83333333 °
Elevation:122.72569275 m
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