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


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. Rock-Ice Feature Inventory for the Sierra Nevada, California, USA [GGD652]
The Sierra Nevada is a tectonic uplift mountain range with a gradual gain in elevation on the west side and a steep escarpment on the east. Most of the mapped locations are east of the Sierran crest. ...


4. Inventory of Rock Glaciers along the Ghunsa Valley, Kanchanjunga Himal, Eastern Nepal [GGD610]
This data set provides information on a number of Nepali rock glaciers distributed above 4250 m ASL along the Ghunsa valley and the Kanchanjunga glacier (originating from the summit of Mt. Kanchanjunga, ...


5. 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 ...


6. 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 ...


7. 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 ...


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 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 ...


11. 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 ...


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, 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 ...


15. 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. ...


16. 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 ...


17. 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, ...


18. 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 ...


19. 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 ...


20. 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 ...


21. 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 ...


22. 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 ...


23. 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 ...


24. Glacier Bay Ecosystem GIS [Inforain_USGS_GBE]
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) and Interrain Pacific are please to help make available to the public this integrated Geographic Information System for the Glacier Bay / northern Southeast ...


25. 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, ...


26. RADARSAT-1 SAR Images held at the Alaska Satellite Facility [ASF000R1]
The data set consists of all RADARSAT-1 SAR data acquired by the Alaska Satellite Facility (ASF) operated by the Geophysical Institute of the University of Alaska in Fairbanks. The data are global ...


27. 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 ...


28. Rock glacier movement and thermal conditions, Adventdalen, Svalbard [NIPR_ARCTIC_TSP_ROCK_GLACIER]
Internal deformation of a rock glacier, with snow depth, air temperature and ground temperature in the active layer and uppermost permafrost (down to 15 m).


29. 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.


30. 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, ...


31. 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, ...


32. Cryology Data from Automatic Recording Stations on James Ross Island, Antarctica [CDA_AR_CRIOLOGY_DATA]   CHILD DIFs
The data includes air, soil, and basement temperatures from various automatic recording stations in Antarctica.


33. 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 ...


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