15 (European Pre-Ural)

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Created: 2014-02-19 15:50:39
Modified: 2014-02-19 15:50:39

Active: No
GTN-P:RU 101
Responsible Countries: Russia,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +04:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Tundra
Responsible Person:Ivan Valentinovich Derevyanko

Coordinates inside lake?

Borehole name "15" already in use! Changed to "15 (European Pre-Ural)".


MEAN ANNUAL GROUND TEMPERATURE AT OR NEAR DEPTH OF ZERO ANNUAL AMPLITUDE (°C) – report  value for most recent year or 12 month interval -1.2°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 [] No [ ]    Snow thickness: Yes[] No[ ]   Density: Yes [ ] 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 Petun (66°26'N 60°46'E), data for 1904, 1906, 1914-1918, 1925-1999 monthly temp. 1936-1999 snow depth 


Depth:15.8 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Drilling Method:Column drilling
Date Drilled:01. Jan 1981
Type:from Vorkuta to Abezi: railroad (175km), helicopter (from Vorkuta 160km)
Distance From Heat:100 m
Other Disturbance:lake
Distance From Heat:100 m
Aspect:0 °
Permafrost Thickness:40 m
Permafrost Zone:Sporadic
Vegetation:stated as "Tundra". Might be "Shrub tundra" according to Google Earth photos in the area. However, coordinates inside lake.
Landform:Low lake plain QIII
Lithology:0.0-1.2m peat, 1.2-15.8m silt
Morphology:Valley, near slope
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Longitude:61.93333333 °
Latitude:66.3 °
Elevation:84 m
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