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Active layer physical processes at Broeggerhalvoya, western Spitsbergen
Entry ID: GGD239

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Abstract: 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 from the shore. This is a low relief tip of a bedrock peninsula covered with several meters of glacial drift and reworked raised beach ridges. The measurements are obtained in the site of well developed ... View entire text
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 78.96   S: 78.96   E: 12.46   W: 12.46

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Active layer physical processes at Broeggerhalvoya, western Spitsbergen
Dataset Series Name: GGD239
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: 1985-07-01
Stop Date: 1986-06-30
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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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Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
Phone: 206-543-0689
Fax: 206-543-3836
Email: putkonen at
Contact Address:
Box 531310
City: Seattle
Province or State: WA
Postal Code: 98195
Country: USA
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Hallet, B. and Prestrud, S. 1986. Dynamics of Periglacial Sorted Circles in Western Spitsbergen. Quaternary Research, Vol. 26, pp. 81-99 Putkonen, J.K. 1997. Climatic Control of the Thermal Regime of Permafrost, Northwest Spitsbergen. Unpublished Doctorate Dissertation, University of Washington, Department of Geological Sciences 7/9/97.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1998-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18