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1. Active layer physical processes at Broeggerhalvoya, western Spitsbergen, Version 1 [GGD239_1]
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 ...


2. Active layer thickness and ground temperatures, Svea, Svalbard, Version 1 [GGD249_1]
Snow and soil temperature records for January 1988 - May 1996 are presented. Included are snow depth and weight measurements, snow density (calculated), active layer depth in the frost tubes, weight ...


3. Annual Thaw Depths and Water Depths in Tanana Flats, Alaska, Version 1 [GGD623_1]
Thaw depths and water depths were monitored at 1 m to 2 m intervals along a 255-m transect across an area of discontinuous and degrading permafrost on the Tanana Flats south of Fairbanks, Alaska. ...


4. Borehole locations and permafrost depths, Alaska, USA, Version 1 [GGD223_1]
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 ...


5. Borehole permafrost data, Kumtor and Taragai Valleys, Tienshan, Kazakhstan, Version 1 [GGD499_1]
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 ...


6. Boreholes and temperature logs from the Tibetan Plateau and Northeast China, Version 1 [GGD700_1]
Four groups of borehole data from the Qinghai-Xizang (Tibet) Plateau are presented. 1) Boreholes at three sites, with sand surface, natural surface, and near a sand dune, at 66 Road Station - 1994 ...


7. Canadian Geothermal Data Collection: Deep permafrost temperatures and thickness of permafrost, Version 1 [GGD503_1]
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, ...


8. Circum-Arctic Map of Permafrost and Ground-Ice Conditions, Version 1 [GGD318_1]
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 ...


9. Circum-Arctic Map of Permafrost and Ground-Ice Conditions, Version 2 [GGD318_2]
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 ...


10. Cryosolic pedons from Northern Canada, Version 1 [GGD311_1]
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 ...


11. Daily Soil Temperature and Meteorological Data for Sites at Toolik Lake Alaska, Version 1 [GGD906_1]
This data set consists of daily air, water, and soil temperature, wind speed, vapor pressure, and the sum of global radiation and unfrozen precipitation data from the Toolik Lake area of Alaska between ...


12. Geocryology and Geocryological Zonation of Mongolia, Version 1 [GGD648_1]
The map of Geocryology and Geocryological Zonation of Mongolia was derived from the National Atlas of Mongolia (Sodnom and Yanshin, 1990). The data set depicts the distribution and general properties ...


13. Ground temperatures in ice-cemented ground at Linnaeus Terrace, Dry Valleys, Antarctica, Version 1 [GGD6_1]
Soil temperatures were measured with Campbell 107 soil thermistors. Thermistors were placed at 0, 17, 23 (just above the ice-cemented permafrost) and 40 cm depth. To emplace the sensors, first a soil ...


14. International Polar Year Historical Data and Literature, Version 1 [G02201_1]
The International Polar Year Historical Data and Literature collection (formerly known as the Discovery and Access of Historic Literature from the IPYs (DAHLI) project) is an online data collection ...


15. Map of Natural (Landscape) and Permafrost Zones and the Net of Soil Temperature Meteorological Stations in Russia and Middle Asian Mountains, Version 1 [GGD618_1]
This data set is a vector coverage of the Map of Natural Landscape and Permafrost Zones and the Net of Soil Temperature Meteorological Stations in Russia and Middle Asian Mountains (scale 1:4000000), ...


16. Maps of Geocryological Regions and Classifications in China, Version 1 [GGD603_1]
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 ...


17. Meteorology and soil temperatures, Hot Weather Creek, Ellesmere Island, NWT, Canada, Version 1 [GGD220_1]
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 ...


18. Northern Circumpolar Soils Map, Version 1 [GGD602_1]
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, ...


19. Permafrost Map for Northwestern Canada (Mackenzie Region), Version 1 [GGD630_1]
The Permafrost Map for Northwestern Canada (Mackenzie Region) is a digital version of the 1:1,000,000 map produced by Heginbottom and Radburn [Heginbottom, J.A. and Radburn, L.K. (compilers) 1992. ...


20. Permafrost monitoring and prediction in Southern Carpathians, Romania, Version 1 [GGD30_1]
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 ...


21. Rock glaciers, Central Andes, Argentina, Version 1 [GGD280_1]
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 ...


22. Rock glaciers, Disko Island, Greenland, Version 1 [GGD283_1]
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 ...


23. Rock glaciers, Entremont, Valais, Switzerland, Version 1 [GGD290_1]
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. ...


24. Rock glaciers, Lombardy, Italy, Version 1 [GGD22_1]
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 ...


25. Rock glaciers, Western Andes, Chile, Version 1 [GGD282_1]
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 ...


26. Schefferville Permafrost Temperature Database, Version 1 [GGD605_1]
This data set consists of ground temperature data from 192 boreholes in the area of Schefferville, Quebec (54°48'N, 66°50'W), located within the discontinuous permafrost zone. Temperature cables were ...


27. Seasonal and annual dynamics of frozen ground, central highland of Iceland, Version 1 [GGD9_1]
This dataset documents a nine-year study to investigate the seasonal and annual dynamics of frozen ground and explore the relationship with environmental factors. The presence/absence of frozen ground ...


28. Arctic Circumpolar Distribution and Soil Carbon of Thermokarst Landscapes, 2015 [Thermokarst_Circumpolar_Map_1332_1]
This data set provides the distribution of thermokarst landscapes in the boreal and tundra ecoregions within the northern circumpolar permafrost zones. This dataset provides an areal estimate of wetland, ...


29. BOREAS TE-20 Soils Data over the NSA-MSA and Tower Sites in Vector Format [BOREAS_SOILT20V_533_1]
Vector layers of soil maps. The vector layers were converted to ARC/INFO EXPORT files. These data cover 1-km diameters around each of the NSA tower sites and another layer covers the NSA-MSA.


30. Lund-Potsdam-Jena Wetland Hydrology and Methane DGV Model (LPJ-WHyMe v1.3.1) [LPJ-WHYME_v1-3-1_1150_1]
This model product provides the Fortran 77 source code for the Lund-Potsdam-Jena (LPJ) Wetland Hydrology and Methane Dynamic Global Vegetation Model (LPJ-WHyMe v1.3.1), auxiliary C++ routines, ASCII ...


31. Pre-ABoVE: Ground-penetrating Radar Measurements of ALT on the Alaska North Slope [ReSALT_ALT_GPR_1265_1]
This data set includes estimates of permafrost Active Layer Thickness (ALT; cm), and calculated uncertainties, derived using a ground-penetrating radar (GPR) system in the field in August 2014 near ...


32. Compiled Multi-Lab Geochemistry Synoptic Survey (LANL, ORNL, LBNL), Barrow, Alaska; 2012 [Compiled_Multi-Lab_Geochemistry_Synoptic_Survey_Barrow_Alaska_2012]
Polygonal ground is a signature characteristic of the Arctic, and permafrost thaw can potentially generate substantial feedbacks to Arctic ecosystems and climate. This study describes the first comprehensive ...


33. Electrical and Seismic Response of Saline Permafrost Soil during Freeze - Thaw Transition: Supporting Data [Electrical_Seismic_Response_Saline_Permafrost_Soil_Freeze_Thaw_Tran_Support]
Saline permafrost core from site 0 transect at 260-280cm below ground surface.


34. Influences and Interactions of Inundation, Peat, and Snow on Active Layer Thickness: Modeling Archive [Inundation_Peat_Snow_Active_Layer_Thickness_Modeling_Archive]
The Advanced Terrestrial Simulator was used to simulate thermal hydrological conditions across varied environmental conditions for an ensemble of 1D models of Arctic permafrost. The thickness of organic ...


35. Inorganic Carbon Isotopes and Chemical Characterization of Watershed Drainages, Barrow, Alaska, 2013 [Inorganic_CarbonIso_Chem_Char_Watershed Drainage_Barrow_AK_2013]
Data include results from geochemical and isotopic analyses for samples collected in Barrow, Alaska during July and September 2013. Samples were soil pore waters from 17 drainages that could be interlake ...


36. Modeling the spatio-temporal variability in subsurface thermal regimes across a low-relief polygonal tundra landscape: Modeling Archive [NGEE_Model_spatio_temporal_variability_1]
This Modeling Archive is in support of an NGEE Arctic discussion paper under review and available at http://www.the-cryosphere-discuss.net/tc-2016-29/. Vast carbon stocks stored in permafrost soils ...


37. Soil Organic Carbon Degradation in Low Temperature Soil Incubations from Flat- and High-Centered Polygons, Barrow, Alaska, 2012-2013 [NGEE_Soil_Organic_Carbon_Degradation_Flat_High_Centered_1]
This dataset provides information about organic acids accumulation and ferrous ion concentrations during soil incubations at controlled temperature. Soil cores were collected in 2012 and 2013 from ...


38. Landscape Evolution in Transantarctic Mountains [TAM_Geomorph]
The main objective in geomorphology is to understand how the landscapes evolve over time. This sets the limits and constraints to much of other geological research and is central in deciphering the ...


39. Alaska Permafrost Drillhole Temperature Logs (PTDAK); U. Alaska Geophysical Institute [EARTH_LAND_UAK_GI_Permafrost1]
This data set (PTDAK) includes handwritten temperature logs from drill holes in permafrost. The time series consists of temperatures versus time for active layer and permafrost. Data ...


40. Ice-wedge cracking and thermal conditions, Adventdalen, Svalbard [NIPR_ARTIC_TSP_ICE-WEDGE]
Vertical and horizontal movements of ice-wedge troughs, ground temperature and moisture in the active layer and uppermost permafrost (down to 2 m).


41. Monitoring of permafrost temperatures at Marble Point and Bull Pass, Wright Valley [K123_2005_2007_NZ_1]
Bore holes were drilled in bedrock near existing climate monitoring stations at Marble Point and Bull Pass, Wright Valley to monitor permafrost temperatures at depths of up to 30m and to drill till ...


42. Soil chemistry and soil CO2 concentration and isotopic composition from sites in Taylor Valley and the Lake Wellman area [K072_2008_2010_NZ_1]
This study aimed to understand the origin and dynamics of pedogenic carbonate in Antarctic soils, with a long-term view to understanding the formation of carbonate and the storage and turnover of ...


43. Soil pit description and analysis (thin sections, cation and anion chemistry of soluble salts) from Beacon, Arena and Pearce Valley to determine the origin of ground ice at high elevations in the Dry Valleys [K047_2001_2002_NZ_1]
The origin of ground ice at high elevations (>1000m) throughout the Dry Valleys of Antarctica was investigated as the origin is unclear because there is no obvious comtemporary source of water. A ...


44. Soil profile descriptions, Lake Wellman region, Antarctica [K123_2007_2008_NZ]
We sampled a chronosequence of soils on moraines in the Darwin Mountains ranging from early Holocene (10 ky) to mid Quaternary (ca 900 ky) in age to test if the structure and diversity of microbial ...


45. Soil studies of the Ross Sea Region 1959-2009 [K150_1959_2009_NZ_1]
Antarctic soils have been investigated in the Ross Sea Region for 50 years. The cumulative studies have resulted in a large literature base of knowledge on various subjects on the soils from various ...


46. Soil, relic ice, permafrost, Hart Ash and granite samples from the Lower Victoria Valley, Beacon Valley, near the Meserve Glacier in Wright Valley, and Kennar Valley to determine the deposition of this ice [K047_2004_2006_NZ_1]
Ancient glacial ice that has stagnated and lies buried underneath rock debris has been found in the Beacon Valley and more recently in several other valleys. This ice poses the possibility of obtaining ...


47. Analysis of soil profile samples and ice cores from Columnar Valley and Pearce Valley to determine the nature and origin of massive ground ice [K047_2002_2003_NZ_1]
To investigate the nature and origin of massive ground ice and to establish whether it has the potential to yield palaeoclimatic data, a set of shallow ice cores and samples were collected from Columnar ...


48. Computed Thaw Depth Data, Kuparuk Basin, Alaska, 1995 [ARCSS035]
Cumulative thawing degree-day data were computed from data collected during the 1995 field season at Kuparuk Basin, Alaska. The air temperatures (thawing degree-day sums) from the 10 ARCSS/LAII 1-km ...


49. Environmental protection, management and classification of terrestrial ecosystems in the Ross Sea Region [K123_2010_2012_NZ_3]
Soil samples from a diverse range of soil types have been collected from the Wright and Victoria Valley Systems, to determine whether soil distribution patterns aid prediction of microbial abundance ...


50. GPR surveys, meteorological and hydrology data from the Joyce, Garwood and Hobbs glaciers in the McMurdo Dry Valleys to investigate glacier-permafrost interactions [K064_2008_2010_NZ_1]
The aim of this study was to develop an understanding of the interactions between glaciers and their permafrost beds that will permit models of glaciers to realistically parameterise ice motion. Improvement ...


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