Active Layer and Permafrost Thickness, Soil Properties, and Periglacial Processes in the Gijiga Lowland, Russia
Entry ID: ggd307

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Summary
Abstract: 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 also described. Data were collected during 1959-62, 1968, 1973, 1976, and 1980-1984.
Geographic Coverage
 N: 63.2 S: 59.85  E: 162.0  W: 156.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: I.V. Geroy and V.M. Mikhailov
Dataset Title: Active Layer and Permafrost Thickness, Soil Properties, and Periglacial Processes in the Gijiga Lowland, Russia
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd307.html


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1959-01-01
Stop Date: 1984-12-31


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > EUROPE > EASTERN EUROPE > RUSSIA > GIJIGA LOWLAND, MAGADAN REGION, NORTHEAST RUSSIA


Science Keywords
CRYOSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >PERMAFROST    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SNOW/ICE >PERMAFROST    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >SOILS >PERMAFROST    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >SOILS >SOIL MOISTURE/WATER CONTENT    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >SOILS >SOIL TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >FROZEN GROUND >ACTIVE LAYER    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >FROZEN GROUND >PERMAFROST    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >FROZEN GROUND >SOIL TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >FROZEN GROUND >PERIGLACIAL PROCESSES    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >FROZEN GROUND >GROUND ICE    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >FROZEN GROUND >ACTIVE LAYER    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >FROZEN GROUND >GROUND ICE    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >FROZEN GROUND >PERIGLACIAL PROCESSES    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >FROZEN GROUND >PERMAFROST    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >FROZEN GROUND >SOIL TEMPERATURE    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
INLAND WATERS


Platform
GROUND STATIONS    [Information]
GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS    [Information]


Keywords
Active Layer
Ground Ice
Groundwater
Icings
Periglacial Features
Permafrost Extent
Permafrost Properties
Soil Properties
Taliks


Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center    [Information]
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


Frozen Ground Data Center    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/fgdc/

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC FGDC 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


Personnel
V. M. MIKHAILOV
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 7 095 413 552 61
Email: root at neisri.magadan.su
Contact Address:
Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch
North-Eastern Research Station, Permafrost Institute
12 Gagarina St.
City: Magadan
Country: Russia


I. V. GEROY
Role: INVESTIGATOR



Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-12-29

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