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Annual Thaw Depths in Illisarvik, Northwest Territories
Entry ID: GGD642

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Abstract: Thaw-depth data were collected annually in August from 21 August 1979 to 18 August 1999, from 400-m, 600-m, and tundra transects at Illisarvik lake, Richards Island, Northwest Territories, Canada. Coordinates are 69 deg 30 min N, 134 deg 32 min W. Data are in tab-delimited ASCII text format, and are available via FTP.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 69.5   S: 69.5   E: 134.53   W: 134.53

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Burn, C.
Dataset Title: Annual Thaw Depths in Illisarvik, Northwest Territories
Dataset Series Name: GGD642
Dataset Release Date: 2003-01-01
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: 1979-08-21
Stop Date: 1999-08-18
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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: 1-613-520-2600
Email: crburn at
Contact Address:
1125 Colonel by Drive
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1S 5B6
Country: Canada
Burns, C. 2003. 'About Illisarvik.' The Illisarvik Bibliography. Accessed 12 May 2003. Mackay, J., and C. Burns. 2002. The first 20 years (1978/79 to 1998/99) of ice-wedge growth at the Illisarvik experimental drained lake site, western Arctic coast, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 39: 95-111. Mackay, J.R. 1982. Active layer growth, Illisarvik experimental drained lake site, Richards Island, Northwest Territories. In Current Research, Part A, Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 82-1A, pp. 123-126.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18