The English Language Edition of the Geocryological Map of Russia and Neighboring Republics
Entry ID: ggd634

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Summary
Abstract: This map is an English language edition of a 16-sheet Russian map series of permafrost, for the period 1991-1996 (scale 1:2,500,000). The map sheets show distribution and mean annual temperature of frozen and unfrozen ground, types of seasonal freeze/thaw, permafrost thickness, relict permafrost, distribution of cyrogenic features, including cryopegs, strata types and characteristics, and pre-quaternary rock formations and regolith and their geocryological characteristics. English legends are provided for all 16 sheets. The English edition provides background information about the map's development and uses, and information about the translation of certain russian words pertaining to permafrost.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Peter J. Williams and Isabella M.T. Warren
Dataset Title: The English Language Edition of the Geocryological Map of Russia and Neighboring Republics
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd634.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1991-01-01
Stop Date: 1996-12-31
Ancillary Keywords
Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org
Dataset ID: GGD634

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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Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: peterjwilliams at freezingground.org
Contact Address:
Carleton University
Geotechnical Science Laboratories
City: Ottawa
Country: Canada
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-01-24
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