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Borehole locations and permafrost depths, Alaska, USA, Version 1
Entry ID: GGD223_1

Abstract: 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 strings frozen into permafrost, the vast majority of the measurements were made in fluid-filled holes using a custom temperature sensor. A typical sensor used in Alaska prior to 1989 consisted of a ... View entire text

Purpose: Scientific Research
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 71.19   S: 62.19   E: -141.15   W: -165.77

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Borehole locations and permafrost depths, Alaska, USA, Version 1
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1950-01-01
Stop Date: 1989-12-31
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Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

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City: Boulder
Province or State: Colorado
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1998-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-16

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