Permafrost, palsas and frost-crack polygons, Salluit, Quebec, Canada
Entry ID: GGD418

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Abstract: 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 record.) Temperature inside data logger, resistance values along cracking detection circuit, July 1989 through August 1991 (not continuous record.) Data are presented on the CAPS Version 1.0 CD-ROM, June 1998. See also GGD360 and GGD361 for other data available from Centre d'Etudes Nordiques climatological research station network.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 62.23   S: 62.23   E: -75.63   W: -75.63

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Allard, M. and J. Kaspar
Dataset Title: Permafrost, palsas and frost-crack polygons, Salluit, Quebec, Canada
Dataset Release Date: 1998-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1989-07-01
Stop Date: 1992-08-31
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Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
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University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Format: ASCII Text
Phone: 418-656-4299
Fax: 418-656-2978
Email: denis.sarrazin at
Contact Address:
Universite Laval
Centre d'Etudes Nordiques
Pavillon Abitibi-Price, local 1230
City: Sainte Foy
Province or State: Quebec
Postal Code: G1K 7P4
Country: Canada
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1998-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-08-01
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