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Created: 2014-02-20 08:59:18
Modified: 2014-02-20 08:59:18

Active: No
GTN-P:RU 103
Responsible Countries: Russia,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +04:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Tundra
Responsible Person:Ivan Valentinovich Derevyanko

Coordinates 200 m away from next lake, not 750 m (as stated in "Disturbance").


MEAN ANNUAL GROUND TEMPERATURE AT OR NEAR DEPTH OF ZERO ANNUAL AMPLITUDE (°C) – report  value for most recent year or 12 month interval -3.5°C

Depth of zero annual amplitude (or depth of measurement reported above)  (m) 14 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 Vorkuta (67°29'N 64°01'E), data for 1946-1999

Depth:17 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Diameter:7.3 cm
Drilling Method:Column drilling
Date Drilled:01. Jan 1987
Type:from Vorkuta helicopter 120km, caterpillar 145km
Distance From Road:120000 m
Distance From Heat:750 m
Slope:2 °
Aspect:346.4 °
Permafrost Thickness:500 m
Permafrost Zone:Continuous
Vegetation:stated as "Tundra". However, Google Earth photos in a circuit of 7 km show both tundra and shrub tundra. Might be "Shrub Tundra". (Kerstin Gillen)
Landform:Big-land tundra, marine plane QII4
Lithology:0.0-1.0m sand, 1.2-5.1m gravel, 5.1-17m sand
Morphology:Top of hill or ridge, near slope
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Longitude:61.5 °
Latitude:67.96666667 °
Elevation:138.81010437 m
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