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Engineering-geocryological Investigations, Urengoy gasfield, Western Siberia, Russia
Entry ID: GGD192

Abstract: This data set consists of data from approximately 1,200 engineering-geocryological boreholes, of approximate 12 m depth. The following parameters are collected for each borehole: ground type, cryotextures, soil moisture every 0.5 m, dry density every 0.5 to 1 m, and temperature every 1 m.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 68.0   S: -66.0   E: 77.11   W: -74.8

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: E.S. Melnikov
Dataset Title: Engineering-geocryological Investigations, Urengoy gasfield, Western Siberia, Russia
Dataset Series Name: GGD192
Dataset Release Date: 2004-10-11
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1972-01-01
Stop Date: 1980-12-31
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Phone: 7-095-135-9710
Fax: 7-095-135-6582
Email: ds_drozdov at
Contact Address:
Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch
Laboratory of Geocryological Prediction and Informatics of Earth Cryosphere Inst
Vavilov Str. 30/6-83
City: Moscow
Postal Code: GSP-1, 119
Country: Russia
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Drozdov D.S. 1982. Software for database 'Engineering-geocryological conditions': Geocryological prognosis for developing regions of North. Moscow, VSEGINGEO, p. 67-86. (in Russian)
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-10-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18