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1. Active layer and borehole temperatures from La Foppa rock glaciers, Val Vallaccia, Central Italian Alps [GGD294]
The La Foppa site is a glacial cirque located in the upper part of the Val Vallaccia, near Livigno, in the Italian Central Alps. The La Foppa cirque is characterized by five rock glaciers, of which ...


2. Circumpolar Active-Layer Permafrost System (CAPS) [G01175]
The Circumpolar Active-Layer Permafrost System (CAPS) contains over 100 data sets pertaining to permafrost and frozen ground topics. It also contains detailed metadata records describing over 100 ...


3. Permafrost monitoring and prediction in Southern Carpathians, Romania [GGD30]
This study monitored the summer temperatures (July and August) of the springs at the base of the rock glaciers' fronts and talus cones of Fagaras and Retezat Mountains. These water measurements have ...


4. Rock glacier Macun 1, Lower Engadin, Switzerland [GGD274]
The rock glacier 'Macun 1' is located in the Lower Engadine, Grisons, Swiss Alps and reaches from about 2720 m asl down to 2610 m asl. It has been surveyed by Dietrich Barsch and his co-operators ...


5. Rock glacier inventory, Hautes Alpes Calcaires, Switzerland [GGD289]
The Hautes Alpes Calcaires is a limestone range in the northern part of the Rhone Valley (Switzerland). It is characterized by a transitional climate between the wet Prealpes (precipitations = 1500 ...


6. Rock glacier inventory, Printse Valley, Valais, Switzerland [GGD291]
The Printse Valley is a 16-km-long north-orientated basin. The south-part (summits at 300 m asl) is glacierized. The intermediate sector, more continental, is very rich in rock glaciers. We have ...


7. Rock glacier velocities, Selwyn Mountains, Yukon and NWT, Canada [GGD309]
An average of 6 markers were surveyed on each of 15 rock glaciers, once each in 1983 and 1995 using a level (1983) and a theodolite (1995). Measurement error was on the order of 3 percent, however, ...


8. Rock glaciers Gruben, Muragl and Murtel, Switzerland: Area-wide flow fields [GGD293]
Besides their thermal and mechanical properties, rock glaciers are essentially defined by their kinematics. Knowledge of the permafrost flow field provides important information about the origin, ...


9. Rock glaciers from Norway and Svalbard [GGD284]
A complete inventory of rock glaciers on mainland Norway and Svalbard has only been carried out in connection with coarse geomorphological mapping. The data presented here are therefore averaged on ...


10. Rock glaciers in the Pyrenees, Spain and France [GGD285]
This study and inventory of active rock glaciers was carried out by means of the usual techniques used in the study of alpine permafrost. First, the rock glaciers were located by means of aerial photography ...


11. Rock glaciers on South Shetland Islands, Antarctic Peninsula [GGD279]
In the South Shetland Islands the investigators found eight active rock glaciers, no relict or fossil examples, and seven protalus ramparts. The rock glaciers are located on peninsulas and capes of ...


12. Rock glaciers, Austria [GGD310]
The Austrian Alps are part of the Eastern Alps which consist of three main mountain ranges. The Northern Alps as well as the Southern Alps are predominantly built of limestone and have poor glaciation ...


13. Rock glaciers, Bernese Alps, western Switzerland [GGD286]
This inventory has been established from the results of the interpretation of aerial photographs and field work between 1992 and 1994. The area investigated covers the entire Bernese Alps (western ...


14. Rock glaciers, Central Andes, Argentina [GGD280]
Primary rock glaciers are fed by avalanche chutes. At the El Salto rock glacier, surveys have been undertaken in order to determine the creep rate. Between 1981 and 1986 temperatures at elevations ...


15. Rock glaciers, Disko Island, Greenland [GGD283]
Disko Island (8600 km2) is situated west of central mainland Greenland. The island is part of the Tertiary volcanic province of West Greenland and is mainly made up by lavas. The landscape is a plateau ...


16. Rock glaciers, Entremont, Valais, Switzerland [GGD290]
The Entremont area is 300 square km wide and located in the western part of the Swiss Alps between the Mont-Blanc Massif and the Valaisian Alps, slightly north of the main crest of the alpine range. ...


17. Rock glaciers, Fletschhorn Area, Valais, Switzerland [GGD287]
This data set contains a total amount of 74 rock glaciers which were investigated in the Fletschhorn Area in the southern Swiss Alps during the summer of 1995. The thorough investigation included ...


18. Rock glaciers, Lombardy, Italy [GGD22]
Lombardia is one of the administrative regions into which Italy is divided. The more eastern part of Italian sector of the Lepontine Alps and a large part of the Rhaetian Alps are located in this ...


19. Rock glaciers, Prealps, Vaud, Switzerland [GGD292]
The investigated area forms part of the western lobe of the Prealps (Swiss Prealps). The 25 identified fossil rock glaciers are found mainly in the Prealpes medianes rigides Nappe and the Niesen Nappe, ...


20. Rock glaciers, Upper Engadin, Switzerland [GGD288]
The investigated region is called Upper Engadin and is situated in the Eastern part of the Swiss Alps. The area is characterized by a high situated valley floor with an average altitude of 1700 m ...


21. Rock glaciers, Western Andes, Chile [GGD282]
The research area is located along a transect from 18 deg S to 29 deg S in the Chilean Altiplano, the western part of the high intramontane plateau in the Central Andes. This region is located in ...


22. Rock glaciers, Zailiysiky Range, Kungei Ranges, Tienshan, Kazakhstan [GGD501]
The Zailiyskiy Alatau is the northernmost parallel latitudinal ranges of the Northern Tien Shan. The highest point of this range is the Talgar peak (4973 m a.s.l.). The central part of the range is ...


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