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1. International Polar Year Historical Data and Literature [G02201]
The International Polar Year Historical Data and Literature collection (formerly known as the Discovery and Access of Historic Literature from the IPYs (DAHLI) project) is an online data collection ...


2. Landscape Evolution in Transantarctic Mountains [TAM_Geomorph]
The main objective in geomorphology is to understand how the landscapes evolve over time. This sets the limits and constraints to much of other geological research and is central in deciphering the ...


3. Geocryology and Geocryological Zonation of Mongolia [GGD648]
The map of Geocryology and Geocryological Zonation of Mongolia was derived from the National Atlas of Mongolia (Sodnom and Yanshin, 1990). The data set depicts the distribution and general properties ...


4. Active Layer Monitoring, Arctic and Subarctic Canada [GGD353]
This project involves measuring regional and site variability in maximum annual active layer development and vertical surface movement over permafrost, and monitoring sites over time in order to observe ...


5. 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 ...


6. Paleo-periglacial phenomena in Northwestern Europe [GGD248]
This data set contains active-layer and permafrost temperatures from Sisimiut, west Greenland, recorded from 18 sensors at depths of 0.25 m, 0.5 m, 0.75 m, 1 m, 1.25 m, 1.5 m, 1.75 m, 2 m, 2.5 m, ...


7. Permafrost, palsas and frost-crack polygons, Salluit, Quebec, Canada [GGD418]
This data set includes temperature conditions for ice-wedge cracking, Salluit, northern Quebec. Air temperature, soil temperature, wind speed and direction, July 1989 through April 1991 (not continuous ...


8. 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, ...


9. 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, ...


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, 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 ...


12. 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 ...


13. 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, ...


14. 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 ...


15. 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 ...


16. 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 ...


17. Circumpolar Active-Layer Permafrost System (CAPS) [G01175]
The Circumpolar Active-Layer Permafrost System (CAPS) CD-ROM contains data sets and information products pertaining to permafrost and frozen ground topics. CAPS was originally compiled by the International ...


18. NASA Land Information System (LIS) Data Sets [NASA_LIS_DATA]
The Land Information System (LIS) provides collection of sample data for demonstration of LIS code. The original source of each data set is given whenever possible. LIS does not endorse the validity, ...


19. Glacial Geology Map of the Toolik Lake and Upper Kuparuk River Region, Alaska [ARCSS117]
This data set consists of a digital glacial geology map of the Toolik and upper Kuparuk River region, Alaska, USA. The map covers a 740 km² area on Alaska's North Slope, in the northern foothills ...


20. 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 ...


21. Engineering-Geocryological Investigations in West Siberia, Russia [ggd303]
This project collected information on snow cover, geocryology, soil properties, and ground temperature, in western Siberia, Russia. Ground temperature was measured every 0.5 m to a depth of 3 m; every ...


22. Engineering-Geocryological Investigations in the Messoyakha-Norilsk Pipeline Area, Russia [ggd305]
This data set includes geocryological data from boreholes in the Messoyakha-Norilsk Pipeline Area, Russia. Parameters include ground temperature and soil properties. Ground temperature was measured ...


23. 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 ...


24. Engineering-Geocryological Investigations in the Upper Kolyma and Omolon Depression, Russia [ggd299]
This data set provides description of permafrost extent, measurements of temperature regime and water inflow in mines, measurements of active-layer depth, and descriptions of periglacial processes ...


25. 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 ...


26. 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 ...


27. Continuous and Discontinuous Permafrost in Central Asia/Mongolia [ggd28]
This data set consists of permafrost measurements taken in Central Asia and Mongolia during the summer seasons of 1974, 1977, and 1978. The study regions have a cold continental climate that is favorable ...


28. 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 ...


29. Geomorphological Mapping, Wedel Jarlsberg Land, Svalbard [ggd27]
Geomorphological mapping was used to prepare a morphodynamic map of Wedel Jarlsberg Land, Svalbard. Zones, profiles, and sites for detailed measurements were selected to determine slope processes ...


30. Patterned Ground Features in Discontinuous Permafrost, Interior Alaska, USA [ggd247]
This data set consists of active layer depth measurements, and photography and surveys of patterned ground activity at the Tangle Lakes, MacLaren Summit, and High Valley areas along the Denali Highway ...


31. Sediment Supply to the Arctic Coastal Zone [Sediment_Supply_Arctic_Winter_IPY90_NL]
The data described here are various types of land-based geophysical survey data. The methods used are; Ground Penetrating Radar, Refraction Seismics and Transient Electromagnetics. Surveys are performed ...


32. Terrain and Vegetation of Imnavait Creek, AK: Permanent Plots [ARCSS110]
This data report is a summary of environmental, soil, and vegetation information collected from 73 study plots at the Department of Energy R4D research site, located near Imnavait Creek in northern ...


33. Terrain and Vegetation of Imnavait Creek, AK: Toposequence Study [ARCSS111]
This data report is a summary of environmental, soil, and vegetation information collected from 23 study plots at the Department of Energy R4D research site, located near Imnavait Creek in northern ...


34. Terrain and Vegetation of Imnavait Creek, AK: Classification and Mapping [ARCSS112]
Investigators classified typical and characterisic vegetation communities in an area in northern Alaska using Braun-Blanquet sorted table analysis, and mapped the communities using integrated geobotanical ...


35. Terrain and Vegetation of Toolik Lake, AK: Permanent Plots [ARCSS018]
This data set is a summary of environmental, soil, and vegetation information collected from 81 study plots at the Toolik Lake research site in northern Alaska. Data include site factors, soil classification, ...


36. Soils Description and Salt Content in Taylor Valley, Antarctica [sletten_0541054]
The is a summary of soils sampled in Taylor Valley, Antarctica. The soils are described and analyzed for salt content and texture. Some soils are dated by OSL.


37. Soil chemistry and soil CO2 concentration and isotopic composition from sites in Taylor Valley and the Lake Wellman area [K072_2008_2010_NZ_1]
This study aimed to understand the origin and dynamics of pedogenic carbonate in Antarctic soils, with a long-term view to understanding the formation of carbonate and the storage and turnover of ...


38. Microclimate and soil climate data in Dry Valleys [UW_Dry_Valley_Datalogging]
The data set contains microclimate and soil temperature data at 5 sites in the MCM Dry Valleys.


39. Southern Hemisphere Working Group [ggd616]
The Southern Hemisphere Working Group (SHWG) was chartered by the Council of the International Permafrost Association. It's goal is to create a scientific platform to bring together and stimulate ...


40. Data on geomorphology, neotectonics, soils, permafrost and freshwater in the Antarctic Peninsula region. [CNDP-ESP_GEOANT-UAM]   CHILD DIFs
In English: This dataset contains registered data on studies carried out by the research group on Geology from the University Autonoma of Madrid (GEOANT). Data about geomorphology, neotectonics, ...


41. Data on geomorphology, soils and permafrost in the Antarctic Peninsula region. [CNDP-ESP_GEOANT-UAM_Geomorphology-Soils-Permafrost]   PARENT DIF
In English: Data on geomorphology, soils and permafrost in the Antarctic Peninsula region from projects of the research group on geology of the University Autonoma of Madrid (GEOANT). General geomorphology, ...


42. Soil, relic ice, permafrost, Hart Ash and granite samples from the Lower Victoria Valley, Beacon Valley, near the Meserve Glacier in Wright Valley, and Kennar Valley to determine the deposition of this ice [K047_2004_2006_NZ_1]
Ancient glacial ice that has stagnated and lies buried underneath rock debris has been found in the Beacon Valley and more recently in several other valleys. This ice poses the possibility of obtaining ...


43. Ground penetrating radar (GPR) and Photogrammetry, electrical resistivity tomography (ERT), electromagnetic and topography data of polygonal patterned ground in the Victoria and Beacon Valleys [K054_2006_2007_NZ_1]
To understand the subsurface properties of polygonal patterned ground (PPG) and to attempt to resolve competing theories of PPG activity, non-invasive, non-destructive geophysical methods were used ...


44. Alaska PaleoGlacier Atlas: A Geospatial Compilation of Pleistocene Glacier Extents [APG_ATLAS]
Three decades after the last Alaska-wide compilations of glacial geology (Karlstrom et al., 1964; Coulter et al., 1965), we have coordinated a broadly collaborative effort to create a ...


45. Climatic and Environmental Studies by Means of Ice Cores [CDA_AR_GLA_GLAF_ICE_CORES]
More than twenty years ago the Instituto Antartico Argentino initiated ice-cores studies in the Antarctic Peninsula. It also carried out the first work of this type in the Argentine central Andes. ...


46. Air Temperature Conditions and Climatic-Geomorphological Characteristics of James Ross Island, Antarctic Peninsula [CDA_AR_GEO_J.ROSS_CLIMATOLOGY]
Air temperature observations were carried out in Riscos Rink, James Ross Island during 1995 and 1996. Mean annual air temperature, and freezing and thawing indices in 1996 were -6.8 degrees C, 274 ...


47. Age and environment of Miocene - Pliocene glaciomarine deposits, James Ross Island, Antarctica [CDA_AR_GEO_MIOCENE_PLIOCENE_JRI]
Knowledge of the late Miocene - Pliocene climate of West Antarctica, recorded by sedimentary units within the James Ross Island Volcanic Group, is still fragmentary. Late Miocene glaciomarine deposits ...


48. Climatic and Environmental Studies by Means of Ice Cores [CDA_AR_GLAF_ICE_CORES]
More than twenty years ago the Instituto Antartico Argentino initiated ice-cores studies in the Antarctic Peninsula. It also carried out the first work of this type in the Argentine central Andes. ...


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