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Cryosolic pedons from Northern Canada
Entry ID: GGD311

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Abstract: 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 to Ellesmere Island in the High Arctic. Pedon locations are Pangnirtung Pass, Baffin Island, N.W.T. (8 pedons); Inuvik area, N.W.T. (2 pedons); Mackenzie Delta, N.W.T. (2 pedons); Tanquary Fiord, ... View entire text
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 81.83   S: 63.94   E: -64.68   W: -139.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Tarnocai, C
Dataset Title: Cryosolic pedons from Northern Canada
Dataset Series Name: GGD311
Dataset Release Date: 1998-01-01
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: 1975-01-01
Stop Date: 1996-12-31
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at
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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: +01-613-759-1857
Fax: +01-613-759-1937
Email: tarnocaict at
Contact Address:
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Research Branch
K.W. Neatby Building, Room 1135
960 Carling Avenue
City: Ottawa
Postal Code: K1A 0C6
Country: Canada
These publications are referenced in the documentation for Expert Committee on Soil Survey. 1983. The Canada Soil Information System, Manual for describing soil in the field. Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, Canada. Agriculture Canada Expert Committee on Soil Survey. 1987. The Canadian System of Soil Classification. (2nd ed.) Research Branch, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, Canada. Sheldrick, B.H. (editor). 1984. Analytical Methods Manual. 1984. Land Resource Research Institute, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, Canada.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1998-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18