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1. 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 ...


2. Engineering-geocryological Investigations, Urengoy gasfield, Western Siberia, Russia [GGD192]
This data set consists of data from approximately 1,200 engineering-geocryological boreholes, of approximate 12 m depth. The following parameters are collected for each borehole: ground type, cryotextures, ...


3. Active Layer and Permafrost Thickness, Soil Properties, and Periglacial Processes in the Gijiga Lowland, Russia [GGD307]
This data set includes measurements of ground temperature, active-layer and permafrost thickness, and soil properties in the Gijiga Lowland, Russia. Massive ground ice and periglacial processes are ...


4. Active layer physical processes at Broeggerhalvoya, western Spitsbergen [GGD239]
These data have been collected from an Arctic desert site (latitude 78o57'29N, longitude 12o27'42E), Broeggerhalvoya in western Spitsbergen, 10 km NW from Ny Alesund, 45 m above sea level, 2 km ...


5. Active layer thickness and ground temperatures, Svea, Svalbard [GGD249]
Snow and soil temperature records for January 1988 - May 1996 are presented. Included are snow depth and weight measurements, snow density (calculated), active layer depth in the frost tubes, weight ...


6. Agricultural, Geographic and Population data for Counties in the Contiguous United States [EOSWEBSTER_US_County_Data]   CHILD METADATA
Annual crop data from 1972 to 1998 are now available on EOS-WEBSTER. These data are county-based acreage, production, and yield estimates published by the National Agricultural Statistics ...


7. Analysis of soils from Marble Point contaminated with heavy metals [K150_1989_1990_NZ_2]
The fate of pollutants in Antarctic soils - to what extent soluble and insoluble materials move through, out of, or become fixed in soils, was investigated. Soil samples from a number of sites at ...


8. Assessment of the rate of contaminant movement through Antarctic soils using a lithium chloride experiment at Lake Vanda [K150_1993_1994_NZ_4]
A leaching trial was set up at Lake Vanda to determine how rapidly and how far water-soluble materials spilt on the soil surface will move. A series of 1 x 1 m plots and control sites on the north ...


9. Borehole Temperatures from the HIHAT Project, Heilongjiang, China [GGD15]
This data set includes borehole temperatures measured to a depth of 17.5 meters, during the 'HIHAT' project in China, which related to bridge and culvert foundations in seasonal frost regions.


10. Borehole Temperatures, Permafrost Thickness, and Water Content, Magadan City, Russia [GGD298]
This study investigated periglacial processes in the area around Magadan City, Russia. Polygons containing observation sites were established in both natural and disturbed conditions. Permafrost temperature, ...


11. Borehole permafrost data, Kumtor and Taragai Valleys, Tienshan, Kazakhstan [GGD499]
This dataset includes observations of the permafrost temperatures in the Inner Tien Shan were started in 1986 by Kazakhstan Alpine Permafrost Laboratory. Observations are carried out on more than ...


12. CLPX-Ground: ISA Soil Moisture Measurements [NSIDC-0178]
This data set consists of in-situ point measurements of soil moisture within three 25-km by 25-km Meso-cell Study Areas (MSAs) in northern Colorado (Fraser, North Park , and Rabbit Ears).


13. Canadian Geothermal Data Collection: Deep permafrost temperatures and thickness of permafrost [GGD503]
Precision temperature measurements have been made in some 150 deep wells and holes drilled in the course of natural resource exploration in the permafrost regions of Northern Canada. In most cases, ...


14. Catalog of boreholes from Russia and Mongolia [GGD316]
This catalog of boreholes from across Russia and Mongolia includes those published in papers and monographs as well as other literature of limited circulation. The 122 boreholes were used to derive ...


15. Cryosolic pedons from Northern Canada [GGD311]
Pedons included here represent Cryosolic (permafrost-affected) soils from across the Canadian North from Baffin Island in the east, to the lower Mackenzie Valley and northern Yukon in the west, and ...


16. Cryosolic pedons from Russia and Alaska [GGD272]
U.S. pedon data on the CAPS Version 1.0 CD-ROM, June 1998, are a sample of the pedon data contained on a CD-ROM produced by the National Soil Survey Center - Soil Survey Laboratory(NSSC-SSL). The ...


17. Engineering-Geocryological Investigations in the Baikal-Amur Mainline Area, Russia [GGD301]
This data set includes geocryological data from boreholes in the Baikal-Amur mainline area of Russia. Parameters include soil properties, ground temperature, ground water properties, geophysical properties, ...


18. Engineering-Geocryological Investigations in the Northern Russia [GGD304]
This data set includes geocryological data from northwest Russia. Parameters include soil properties, ground temperature, ground water properties, and geophysical properties. Data were collected during ...


19. Engineering-Geocryological Investigations in the Yamal Peninsula Gas Fields, Russia [GGD302]
This project collected information on snow cover, geocryology, geophysics, soil properties, ground temperature, and active layer depth in the area of the Yamal Peninsula gas fields and pipelines in ...


20. Engineering-Geocryological Investigations in the Yamburg and Medvezhje Gas Fields, Russia [GGD306]
This data set includes geocryological data from boreholes in the in the Yamburg and Medvezhje gas fields of western Siberia, Russia. Parameters include ground temperature, active layer depth, ground ...


21. Engineering-Geocryological Investigations in the Yana River Area, Russia [GGD300]
This data set includes active layer depth and groundwater data from boreholes in the Yana River Area, Russia. Boreholes ranged in depth from 5 to 200 m. The project also measured permafrost extent ...


22. Engineering-Geocryological Investigations, Bovanenkovo Gas Field, Yamal, West Siberia, Russia [GGD628]
Data are presented from approximately 300 engineering-geocryological boreholes (12 m deep). Parameters for each borehole include ground type, cryostructure, soil moisture every 0.5 m, density in dry ...


23. Engineering-geocryological Investigations, Zapolyarnoye-Urengoy, Western Siberia, Russia [GGD191]
This data set consists of data from approximately 300 engineering-geocryological boreholes, of approximate 12 m depth. The following parameters were collected for each borehole: ground type, cryotextures, ...


24. Engineering-geocryological investigations, Zapolyarnoye gas field, Western Siberia, Russia [GGD194]
This data set includes data from approximately 400 engineering-geocryological boreholes in western Siberia (approximate depth of 12 m). The data include soil type, cryotexture, soil moisture at 0.5 ...


25. Examination of permafrost characteristic at Marble Point: Moisture content over a range of ground types [K150_1991_1992_NZ_1]
The characterisation of permafrost at Marble Point and Scott Base was conducted over a large area and beyond the vicinity of the runway. At Marble Point, permafrost drilling was carried out on undisturbed ...


26. Examination of permafrost properties from soil samples and core samples from a range of disturbed soil surfaces sites at Marble Point and Scott Base/McMurdo Station [K150_1989_1990_NZ_1]
The properties of the permafrost immediately beneath the soil was investigated in a range of surfaces disturbed by earlier construction activities such as compacted fill, cut, embankment, retreated ...


27. Frozen Ground Temperature Variations, East Andean Range, 1995-2005 [GGD1]
This data set includes air and soil temperatures from the East Andean Range. The goals of the project were 1) to understand air and ground temperature variations as a function of elevation in seasonally ...


28. Gravimetric water contents of soils and permafrost from sites near Lake Vanda in the Wright Valley and at Beacon Heights in the upper Taylor Valley [K150_1993_1994_NZ_2]
The water content of soils and permafrost from localities with a climate contrasting to that of Scott Base were measured from sites near Lake Vanda in the Wright Valley and at Beacon Heights in the ...


29. Hierarchic GIS: Process, Pattern and Scale for Analysis of Arctic Ecosystems (ITEX) [GGD244]
This study is developing a GIS at multiple scales for the Kuparuk River Basin and other sites in Alaska. The project includes geobotanical sampling of 1 x 1 km grids at 100 m intervals for vegetation, ...


30. Land Resources of Russia -- Maps of Soil Characteristics [GGD601]
This data set consists of maps of various soil characteristics for all of Russia. The maps are available as ESRI Shapefiles and they are accompanied by databases of soil profiles and related characteristics. ...


31. Long-term Soil Environment Monitoring in the Rock Creek Watershed, Denali Park, Alaska [usgsbrdasc00000008]
The research focus is on the soil environment monitoring in the Rock Creek Watershed. Soil properties are the result of interactions among atmosphere, biosphere, and lithosphere, thus ...


32. Measurements of environmental damage to soils caused by foot trampling [K150_1993_1994_NZ_3]
At three sites (1 at Scott Base and 2 near Vanda Station) investigations were carried out to determine the susceptibility of the ground surface to damage from foot traffic (soil trafficability). At ...


33. Measurements of soil water content in the unfrozen soils and the active zone at Marble Point [K150_1991_1992_NZ_2]
The water content in the unfrozen soils and the active zone was compared at different times of the year (January 1990 with November 1991) to determine the extent or significance of soil water changes. ...


34. Measurements of water loss from permafrost (soil ice/moisture content) in an experimentally disturbed and undisturbed permafrost area near Scott Base [K150_1993_1994_NZ_1]
Water content measurements were made continuously from 15 bore holes at an experimentally disturbed and undisturbed site at Scott Base to measure the amount of water loss from permafrost, to compare ...


35. Micropedological and Mineralogical Characterization of Soil Genesis in the Southwestern United States [USDA0281]
Dataset identifies the chemical mineralogical and micromorphological changes that take place during weathering and soil formation in the Southwestern United States. Collection Organization: University ...


36. Moisture Tension [USDA0087]
Evaluating moisture tension relationships. Collection Organization: USDA-ARS Hydrology Laboratory. Collection Methodology: Obtain published data that were field collected from various locations. ...


37. New Zealand Antarctic Soils Database [GGD25]
This data set includes the New Zealand National soils database, a comprehensive collection of data relating to Antarctic soils, permafrost, and frozen ground conditions. Data are from about 800 sites ...


38. Official Soil Series Descriptions (OSED) - National [USDA0208]
This is a nationally maintained database of information about official National Cooperative Soil Survey (NCSS)-recognized and correlated soil series. The descriptions include typical soil profile ...


39. Official Soil Series Descriptions (OSED) - State [USDA0210]
Nationally-maintained database of information about official National Cooperative Soil Survey (NCSS) - recognized and correlated soil series. The descriptions include typical soil profile descriptions, ...


40. Paleo-periglacial phenomena in Northwestern Europe [GGD248]
This data set includes site descriptions of paleoperiglacial features and related paleoclimatic data for Europe, including radiocarbon dating. Data have been extracted from literature published between ...


41. Permafrost and Gas Hydrates as Possible Sources of Methane, Alaska, USA [GGD235]
This project measured the amount of methane present in shallow permafrost and gas hydrate near Fairbanks, Alaska, to evaluate the role of permafrost and gas hydrate as possible sources of atmospheric ...


42. Permafrost-related micrometeorology and soil temperatures, Qingzang Plateau, China [GGD486]
These data sets include Surface Meteorological Data (D100, D105, Tanggula Pass, Wetland), Ground Temperature (D100, D105, Tanggula Pass, Wetland), Soil Moisture Data, Evaporation, and soil physical ...


43. Quantitative Assessment of Soil Conditions and Properties by Remote Sensing [USDA0588]
The purpose of "Quantitative Assessment of Soil Conditions and Properties by Remote Sensing" is to assess the use of these reflectance measurements for identifying and delineating soil differences ...


44. Regionalization for geocryological conditions and forecast, Yamal Peninsula , Russia [GGD193]
This data set consists of a classification of the geological environment of Yamal, based on a map of natural complexes of North West Siberia. 52 separate regions were identified, distinguished by ...


45. Response of Atmospheric Dynamics to Changes in Surface Conditions [USDA0585]
"Response of Atmospheric Dynamics to Changes in Surface Conditions" is a General Circulation Model (GCM) output from model simulations with various land surface configurations and ...


46. Response of Tundra Ecosystems to Altered Snow Regimes, Toolik Lake, Alaska, and Niwot Ridge, Colorado [GGD245]
This study investigated the effects of field manipulations of winter precipitation and summer temperature on species performance, community structure, and ecosystem C and N dynamics. Parameters include ...


47. 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 ...


48. Seasonal frost and soil temperature data, Western Cape Mountains, South Africa [GGD482]
Micro-climatic monitoring of air and ground was started in 1990 to evaluate climatic controls on the present-day diurnal soil frost environment in the Western Cape mountains of South Africa. To this ...


49. Seasonal soil temperature and moisture data from a site in Marble Point [K150_1991_1992_NZ_3]
Seasonal behaviour of soil water content cannot be determined from short term periodic site observations but instead by continuous monitoring. In order to attempt to look at this question, a datalogger ...


50. Short term climate measurements and permafrost and soil moisture content of coastal mountain zones: Coombs Hills, Convoy Range and Asgard Range [K150_1994_1995_NZ_1]
Permafrost and soil moisture properties were measured at 15 sites in the Coombs Hills and Northwind Glacier and from 2 additional sites in the Asgard Range and the lower Barwick Valley to determine ...


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