Permafrost temperature - Longyearbyen school
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Summary
Abstract: For monitoring of permafrost temperature, this 9.25m deep borehole was drilled close to Longyearbyen school. It is part of the TSP Norway school module and the Alaskan EPSCOR project. Borehole stratigraphy: 1.2-1.4m: Ice-rich layer 2.5m: some centimetres of ice 1.4-8.8m: thin ice lenses (2-3cm) are common 8.8-8.9m: thicker ice lenses (5-7cm)
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 78.21   S: 78.21   E: 15.61   W: 15.61
Min Depth: 0M Max Depth: 9M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Christiansen
Dataset Title: TSP Norway permafrost temperature data - Longyearbyen school borehole SK-B-1
Data Presentation Form: Online database
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2008-02-28
Data Resolution
Horizontal Resolution Range: Point Resolution
Vertical Resolution Range: < 1 meter
Temporal Resolution Range: Hourly - < Daily
ISO Topic Category
Quality Sensor accuracy +/- 0.2 deg/C.
Data Set Progress
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University Centre in Svalbard Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.unis.no/

Data Center Personnel
Name: HANNE HVIDTFELDT CHRISTIANSEN
Phone: 79023320
Email: hanne.christiansen at unis.no
Email: hhc at server1.geogr.ku.dk
Contact Address:
University Centre in Svalbard
PB 156
City: Longyearbyen
Province or State: Svalbard
Postal Code: 9171
Country: Norway


Data Center Personnel
Name: HÅVARD JULIUSSEN
Phone: 79023399
Email: havardj at unis.no
Contact Address:
University Centre in Svalbard, Norway
PB 156
City: Longyearbyen
Province or State: Svalbard
Postal Code: 9171
Country: Norway
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 79023320
Email: hanne.christiansen at unis.no
Email: hhc at server1.geogr.ku.dk
Contact Address:
University Centre in Svalbard
PB 156
City: Longyearbyen
Province or State: Svalbard
Postal Code: 9171
Country: Norway
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-02-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-27
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