Borehole locations and permafrost depths, Alaska, USA
Entry ID: GGD223

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Summary
Abstract: The methods utilized by the U.S. Geological Survey to measure subsurface temperatures have evolved considerably over the years. Although some of the early measurements were obtained using thermistor strings frozen into permafrost, the vast majority of the measurements were made in fluid-filled holes using a custom temperature sensor. A typical sensor used in Alaska prior to 1989 consisted of a ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 71.19   S: 62.19   E: -141.15   W: -165.77

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Clow, G.D
Dataset Title: Borehole locations and permafrost depths, Alaska, USA
Dataset Release Date: 1998-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd223.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1950-01-01
Stop Date: 1989-12-31
Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Format: ASCII Text
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 303-236-5509
Fax: 303-236-5349
Email: clow at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
US Geological Survey
Denver Federal Center, Box 25046, MS980
City: Denver
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80225
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Clow, G.D., R.W. Saltus, and E.D. Waddington (1996): A new high-precision borehole-temperature logging system used at GISP2, Greenland, and Taylor Dome, Antarctica, J. Glaciology, vol. 42, 576-584.

Lachenbruch, A.H. and M.C. Brewer (1959): Dissipation of the temperature effect of drilling a well in Arctic Alaska, U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1083-C, 109 pp.

Sass, J.H., A.H. Lachenbruch, ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1998-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-07-31
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