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51. Borehole permafrost data, Kumtor and Taragai Valleys, Tienshan, Kazakhstan [GGD499]
This dataset includes observations of the permafrost temperatures in the Inner Tien Shan were started in 1986 by Kazakhstan Alpine Permafrost Laboratory. Observations are carried out on more than ...


52. Canadian Geothermal Data Collection: Deep permafrost temperatures and thickness of permafrost [GGD503]
Precision temperature measurements have been made in some 150 deep wells and holes drilled in the course of natural resource exploration in the permafrost regions of Northern Canada. In most cases, ...


53. Catalog of boreholes from Russia and Mongolia [GGD316]
This catalog of boreholes from across Russia and Mongolia includes those published in papers and monographs as well as other literature of limited circulation. The 122 boreholes were used to derive ...


54. Circum-Arctic Map of Permafrost and Ground-Ice Conditions [GGD318]
The Circum-Arctic permafrost and ground ice map is available via ftp in ESRI Shapefile format and Equal-Area Scalable Earth Grid (EASE-Grid) format. See the Format section for an explanation of the ...


55. Circumpolar Active Layer Monitoring (CALM) Program Network [GGD313]
The CALM network currently includes 130 active sites in both hemispheres, with 15 participating countries. An additional 20 or more secondary sites are co-located with these primary sites, resulting ...


56. Cryosolic pedons from Northern Canada [GGD311]
Pedons included here represent Cryosolic (permafrost-affected) soils from across the Canadian North from Baffin Island in the east, to the lower Mackenzie Valley and northern Yukon in the west, and ...


57. Cryosolic pedons from Russia and Alaska [GGD272]
U.S. pedon data on the CAPS Version 1.0 CD-ROM, June 1998, are a sample of the pedon data contained on a CD-ROM produced by the National Soil Survey Center - Soil Survey Laboratory(NSSC-SSL). The ...


58. Ground temperatures, Liefdefjord, northwest Svalbard [GGD416]
This dataset includes ground temperature data from coarse morainal (till) soil in a tundra area, on a 2-degree slope with rapid drainage, 45 m asl, at an undisturbed site with about 10 percent vegetation ...


59. Inventory of Rock Glaciers along the Ghunsa Valley, Kanchanjunga Himal, Eastern Nepal [GGD610]
This data set provides information on a number of Nepali rock glaciers distributed above 4250 m ASL along the Ghunsa valley and the Kanchanjunga glacier (originating from the summit of Mt. Kanchanjunga, ...


60. Land Resources of Russia -- Maps of Permafrost and Ground Ice [GGD600]
This data set includes maps of permafrost extent, permafrost temperature, the permafrost boundary, and ground ice thickness for all of Russia. The maps are ESRI Shapefiles, which were digitized from ...


61. Land Resources of Russia -- Maps of Soil Characteristics [GGD601]
This data set consists of maps of various soil characteristics for all of Russia. The maps are available as ESRI Shapefiles and they are accompanied by databases of soil profiles and related characteristics. ...


62. Maps of Geocryological Regions and Classifications in China [GGD603]
This data set includes digital versions of 'The Map of Geocryological Regionalization and Classification in China' from Geocryology in China by Y. Zhou, D. Guo, G. Qiu, G. Cheng, and S. Li. Included ...


63. Meteorology and soil temperatures, Hot Weather Creek, Ellesmere Island, NWT, Canada [GGD220]
The instrumentation was installed in June 1988 and was initially maintained by the Arctic Adaptation Division Canadian Climate Centre, Atmospheric Environment Service (CCC/AES) with field support ...


64. Modeled Active-Layer Depth in Russia [GGD606]
This data set contains modeled active-layer depth (cm) from 50 deg N to 80 deg N, and 60 deg E to 160 deg E, Russia. Depth values are calculated from a model of current climate that assumes a complex ...


65. Northern Circumpolar Soils Map [GGD602]
This data set consists of a circumpolar map of dominant soil characteristics, with a scale of 1:10,000,000, covering the United States, Canada, Greenland, Iceland, northern Europe, Russia, Mongolia, ...


66. Paleo-periglacial phenomena in Northwestern Europe [GGD248]
This data set contains active-layer and permafrost temperatures from Sisimiut, west Greenland, recorded from 18 sensors at depths of 0.25 m, 0.5 m, 0.75 m, 1 m, 1.25 m, 1.5 m, 1.75 m, 2 m, 2.5 m, ...


67. Permafrost Map of Alaska, USA [GGD320]
This data set consists of a geo-referenced digital map and attribute data derived from the publication 'Permafrost map of Alaska'. The map is presented at a scale of 1 to 2,500,000 and shows the correlation ...


68. Permafrost monitoring and prediction in Southern Carpathians, Romania [GGD30]
This study monitored the summer temperatures (July and August) of the springs at the base of the rock glaciers' fronts and talus cones of Fagaras and Retezat Mountains. These water measurements have ...


69. Permafrost, palsas and frost-crack polygons, Salluit, Quebec, Canada [GGD418]
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 ...


70. Permafrost-related micrometeorology and soil temperatures, Qingzang Plateau, China [GGD486]
These data sets include Surface Meteorological Data (D100, D105, Tanggula Pass, Wetland), Ground Temperature (D100, D105, Tanggula Pass, Wetland), Soil Moisture Data, Evaporation, and soil physical ...


71. Rock glacier inventory, Hautes Alpes Calcaires, Switzerland [GGD289]
The Hautes Alpes Calcaires is a limestone range in the northern part of the Rhone Valley (Switzerland). It is characterized by a transitional climate between the wet Prealpes (precipitations = 1500 ...


72. Rock glacier inventory, Printse Valley, Valais, Switzerland [GGD291]
The Printse Valley is a 16-km-long north-orientated basin. The south-part (summits at 300 m asl) is glacierized. The intermediate sector, more continental, is very rich in rock glaciers. We have ...


73. Rock glacier velocities, Selwyn Mountains, Yukon and NWT, Canada [GGD309]
An average of 6 markers were surveyed on each of 15 rock glaciers, once each in 1983 and 1995 using a level (1983) and a theodolite (1995). Measurement error was on the order of 3 percent, however, ...


74. Rock glaciers Gruben, Muragl and Murtel, Switzerland: Area-wide flow fields [GGD293]
Besides their thermal and mechanical properties, rock glaciers are essentially defined by their kinematics. Knowledge of the permafrost flow field provides important information about the origin, ...


75. Rock glaciers from Norway and Svalbard [GGD284]
A complete inventory of rock glaciers on mainland Norway and Svalbard has only been carried out in connection with coarse geomorphological mapping. The data presented here are therefore averaged on ...


76. Rock glaciers in the Pyrenees, Spain and France [GGD285]
This study and inventory of active rock glaciers was carried out by means of the usual techniques used in the study of alpine permafrost. First, the rock glaciers were located by means of aerial photography ...


77. Rock glaciers, Austria [GGD310]
The Austrian Alps are part of the Eastern Alps which consist of three main mountain ranges. The Northern Alps as well as the Southern Alps are predominantly built of limestone and have poor glaciation ...


78. Rock glaciers, Bernese Alps, western Switzerland [GGD286]
This inventory has been established from the results of the interpretation of aerial photographs and field work between 1992 and 1994. The area investigated covers the entire Bernese Alps (western ...


79. Rock glaciers, Disko Island, Greenland [GGD283]
Disko Island (8600 km2) is situated west of central mainland Greenland. The island is part of the Tertiary volcanic province of West Greenland and is mainly made up by lavas. The landscape is a plateau ...


80. Rock glaciers, Entremont, Valais, Switzerland [GGD290]
The Entremont area is 300 square km wide and located in the western part of the Swiss Alps between the Mont-Blanc Massif and the Valaisian Alps, slightly north of the main crest of the alpine range. ...


81. Rock glaciers, Fletschhorn Area, Valais, Switzerland [GGD287]
This data set contains a total amount of 74 rock glaciers which were investigated in the Fletschhorn Area in the southern Swiss Alps during the summer of 1995. The thorough investigation included ...


82. Rock glaciers, Prealps, Vaud, Switzerland [GGD292]
The investigated area forms part of the western lobe of the Prealps (Swiss Prealps). The 25 identified fossil rock glaciers are found mainly in the Prealpes medianes rigides Nappe and the Niesen Nappe, ...


83. Rock glaciers, Upper Engadin, Switzerland [GGD288]
The investigated region is called Upper Engadin and is situated in the Eastern part of the Swiss Alps. The area is characterized by a high situated valley floor with an average altitude of 1700 m ...


84. Rock glaciers, Western Andes, Chile [GGD282]
The research area is located along a transect from 18 deg S to 29 deg S in the Chilean Altiplano, the western part of the high intramontane plateau in the Central Andes. This region is located in ...


85. Rock glaciers, Zailiysiky Range, Kungei Ranges, Tienshan, Kazakhstan [GGD501]
The Zailiyskiy Alatau is the northernmost parallel latitudinal ranges of the Northern Tien Shan. The highest point of this range is the Talgar peak (4973 m a.s.l.). The central part of the range is ...


86. Seasonal frost and soil temperature data, Western Cape Mountains, South Africa [GGD482]
Micro-climatic monitoring of air and ground was started in 1990 to evaluate climatic controls on the present-day diurnal soil frost environment in the Western Cape mountains of South Africa. To this ...


87. Seasonal frost depths, midwestern USA [GGD498]
This dataset includes frost tube data from 37 stations in the Upper Midwest (Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin), USA. The responsible agency was the St. Paul District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. ...


88. Soil temperatures at South Royalton, Vermont, USA [GGD489]
This data set presents half-hourly measurements of soil temperatures at depths of 0 to 60 cm, together with meteorological data (air temperature, precipitation, pressure, relative humidity, wind speed/direction, ...


89. Upper soil temperatures in the Kolyma Highland [GGD31]
This data set contains soil temperature and meteorological data for various sampling locations near the Aborigen research station in the Kolyma Highland, Northeastern Russia. Data are averaged from ...


90. Active layer and permafrost properties, including snow depth, soil temperature, and soil moisture, Barrow, Alaska [GGD222]
This data set contains soil temperature, soil moisture, thaw depth, and snow depth data collected at test sites near Barrow, Alaska, during the following years. Soil temperature data - 1963-1966, ...


91. Active layer physical processes at Broeggerhalvoya, western Spitsbergen [GGD239]
These data have been collected from an Arctic desert site (latitude 78o57'29N, longitude 12o27'42E), Broeggerhalvoya in western Spitsbergen, 10 km NW from Ny Alesund, 45 m above sea level, 2 km ...


92. Active-Layer and Permafrost Temperatures, Sisimiut (Holsteinsborg), Greenland [GGD23]
This data set contains active-layer and permafrost temperatures from Sisimiut, west Greenland, recorded from 18 sensors at depths of 0.25 m, 0.5 m, 0.75 m, 1 m, 1.25 m, 1.5 m, 1.75 m, 2 m, 2.5 m, ...


93. Borehole locations and permafrost depths, Alaska, USA [GGD223]
The methods utilized by the U.S. Geological Survey to measure subsurface temperatures have evolved considerably over the years. Although some of the early measurements were obtained using thermistor ...


94. Rock glacier Macun 1, Lower Engadin, Switzerland [GGD274]
The rock glacier 'Macun 1' is located in the Lower Engadine, Grisons, Swiss Alps and reaches from about 2720 m asl down to 2610 m asl. It has been surveyed by Dietrich Barsch and his co-operators ...


95. Rock glaciers on South Shetland Islands, Antarctic Peninsula [GGD279]
In the South Shetland Islands the investigators found eight active rock glaciers, no relict or fossil examples, and seven protalus ramparts. The rock glaciers are located on peninsulas and capes of ...


96. Rock glaciers, Central Andes, Argentina [GGD280]
Primary rock glaciers are fed by avalanche chutes. At the El Salto rock glacier, surveys have been undertaken in order to determine the creep rate. Between 1981 and 1986 temperatures at elevations ...


97. Rock glaciers, Lombardy, Italy [GGD22]
Lombardia is one of the administrative regions into which Italy is divided. The more eastern part of Italian sector of the Lepontine Alps and a large part of the Rhaetian Alps are located in this ...


98. Seasonal frost penetration, Sleepers River Research Watershed, Vermont, USA [GGD278]
The frost tube network is located within a 3.25-square-mile sub-watershed of the Sleepers River Research Watershed near Danville, Vermont, USA. Tubes were positioned in forested and non-forested cover ...


99. Soil temperatures from Disko Island (Qeqertarsuaq/Godhavn), Greenland [GGD273]
A meteorological station at 69 deg 15'N, 53 deg 34'W, Godhavn village, Greenland, measured air temperatures at 6 m above the ground, and soil temperatures (deg C) at 0.05 m, 0.6 m, 1.75 m, and 3 m ...


100. Borehole temperatures in deep wells of Western Siberia, Russia, 1960-1995 [GGD200]
This data set is a database of the permafrost and geothermal conditions of the oil and gas deposits of Western Siberia. Data were taken from 736 plots, each having from one to ten wells. The data ...


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