Soil Survey along the Dempster Highway, Yukon Territory, Canada
Entry ID: ARCSS056

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Summary
Abstract: Soil survey information from plots along the Dempster Highway in Yukon Territory, Canada, includes soil consistency, soil texture, soil moisture, pedon information, flooding information (frequency and duration), erosion, runoff, soil temperature, precipitation, bedrock, major land resource areas, horizon data (thickness, soil pores, rock fragments, roots, soil surface feature, effervescence), mineralogy, and oxalate data elements collected in the field and the lab. An attached SAS program is included with each data file for importing data to SAS statistical software.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 68.97   S: 65.05   E: -133.48   W: -139.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: John S. Kimble
Dataset Title: Soil Survey along the Dempster Highway, Yukon Territory, Canada
Dataset Release Date: 1995-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO U.S.A.
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/arcss056.html
Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE > PRECIPITATION > PRECIPITATION AMOUNT Parameter Definition
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > SURFACE WATER > FLOODS Parameter Definition
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org
Dataset ID: ARCSS056

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 Size: 510 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII text files
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 402-437-5376
Fax: 402-437-5336
Email: jkimble at gw.nssc.nrcs.usda.gov
Contact Address:
US Department of Agriculture
Natural Resources Conservation Service-National
Federal Building, Room 152, MS33, 100
City: Lincoln
Province or State: NE
Postal Code: 68508-3866
Country: USA
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Publications/References
American Society for Testing and Materials, 1970, Book of ASTM standards, pp. 212-219. Blakemore, L. C., P. L. Searle, and B. K. Daly, 1987, New Zealand Soil Bureau Scientific Report 80. Holmgren, G. G. S. and C. S. Holzhey, 1984, A simple colorimetric measurement for humic acids in spodic horizons. SSSAJ 48:1374-1378. Holmgren, G. G. S. and J. M. Kimble, 1984, Field estimation of amorphous ... View entire text
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-07-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-12-15
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