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1. Active Layer Monitoring, Arctic and Subarctic Canada, Version 6 [GGD353_6]
This project involves measuring regional and site variability in maximum annual active layer development and vertical surface movement over permafrost, and monitoring sites over time in order to observe ...


2. Active layer and permafrost properties, including snow depth, soil temperature, and soil moisture, Barrow, Alaska, Version 1 [GGD222_1]
This data set contains soil temperature, soil moisture, thaw depth, and snow depth data collected at test sites near Barrow, Alaska, during the following years. Soil temperature data - 1963-1966, ...


3. Active layer physical processes at Broeggerhalvoya, western Spitsbergen, Version 1 [GGD239_1]
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 ...


4. Active layer thickness and ground temperatures, Svea, Svalbard, Version 1 [GGD249_1]
Snow and soil temperature records for January 1988 - May 1996 are presented. Included are snow depth and weight measurements, snow density (calculated), active layer depth in the frost tubes, weight ...


5. Active-Layer and Permafrost Temperatures, Sisimiut (Holsteinsborg), Greenland, Version 1 [GGD23_1]
This data set contains active-layer and permafrost temperatures from Sisimiut, west Greenland, recorded from 18 sensors at depths of 0.25 m, 0.5 m, 0.75 m, 1 m, 1.25 m, 1.5 m, 1.75 m, 2 m, 2.5 m, ...


6. Active-Layer and Permafrost Temperatures, Soendre Stroemfjord, Greenland, Version 1 [GGD632_1]
This data set contains active-layer and permafrost temperatures from two stations in Soendre Stroemfjord, Greenland. Snow depth and snow extent were also recorded. Thermometers at Station A (67 deg ...


7. Annual Thaw Depths in Illisarvik, Northwest Territories, Version 1 [GGD642_1]
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. ...


8. Arctic EASE-Grid Freeze and Thaw Depths, 1901 - 2002, Version 1 [GGD651_1]
This data set contains mean, median, minimum and maximum freeze and thaw depths for each year from 1901 to 2002 on the 25 km resolution Equal-Area Scalable Earth Grid (EASE-Grid) for areas north ...


9. Borehole permafrost data, Kumtor and Taragai Valleys, Tienshan, Kazakhstan, Version 1 [GGD499_1]
This dataset includes observations of the permafrost temperatures in the Inner Tien Shan were started in 1986 by Kazakhstan Alpine Permafrost Laboratory. Observations are carried out on more than ...


10. Geocryology and Geocryological Zonation of Mongolia, Version 1 [GGD648_1]
The map of Geocryology and Geocryological Zonation of Mongolia was derived from the National Atlas of Mongolia (Sodnom and Yanshin, 1990). The data set depicts the distribution and general properties ...


11. Maps of Geocryological Regions and Classifications in China, Version 1 [GGD603_1]
This data set includes digital versions of 'The Map of Geocryological Regionalization and Classification in China' from Geocryology in China by Y. Zhou, D. Guo, G. Qiu, G. Cheng, and S. Li. Included ...


12. Modeled Daily Thaw Depth and Frozen Ground Depth, Version 1 [GGD619_1]
This data set contains modeled daily thaw depth and freezing depth for the Arctic terrestrial drainage basin. Thaw and freezing depths were calculated over the study area with a resolution of 25 km ...


13. Rock glaciers, Central Andes, Argentina, Version 1 [GGD280_1]
Primary rock glaciers are fed by avalanche chutes. At the El Salto rock glacier, surveys have been undertaken in order to determine the creep rate. Between 1981 and 1986 temperatures at elevations ...


14. Rock glaciers, Lombardy, Italy, Version 1 [GGD22_1]
Lombardia is one of the administrative regions into which Italy is divided. The more eastern part of Italian sector of the Lepontine Alps and a large part of the Rhaetian Alps are located in this ...


15. Seasonal and annual dynamics of frozen ground, central highland of Iceland, Version 1 [GGD9_1]
This dataset documents a nine-year study to investigate the seasonal and annual dynamics of frozen ground and explore the relationship with environmental factors. The presence/absence of frozen ground ...


16. Seasonal frost penetration, Sleepers River Research Watershed, Vermont, USA, Version 1 [GGD278_1]
The frost tube network is located within a 3.25-square-mile sub-watershed of the Sleepers River Research Watershed near Danville, Vermont, USA. Tubes were positioned in forested and non-forested cover ...


17. Shallow Borehole Temperatures, Ilulissat, Greenland, Version 1 [GGD631_1]
This data set contains borehole temperatures from Ilulissat, west Greenland (69°N, 51°N, 44 m asl), recorded from 21 thermistors at depths of 0.25 m, 0.5 m, 0.75 m, 1 m, 1.25 m, 1.5 m, 1.75 ...


18. Pre-ABoVE: Ground-penetrating Radar Measurements of ALT on the Alaska North Slope [ReSALT_ALT_GPR_1265_1]
This data set includes estimates of permafrost Active Layer Thickness (ALT; cm), and calculated uncertainties, derived using a ground-penetrating radar (GPR) system in the field in August 2014 near ...


19. Pre-ABoVE: Remotely Sensed Active Layer Thickness, Barrow, Alaska, 2006-2011 [RESALT_INSAR_BARROW_1266_1]
Active layer thickness (ALT) is a critical parameter for monitoring the status of permafrost that is typically measured at specific locations using probing, in situ temperature sensors, or other ground-based ...


20. Pre-ABoVE: Remotely Sensed Active Layer Thickness, Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, 1992-2000 [INSAR_Prudhoe_Bay_1267_1]
Active layer thickness (ALT) is a critical parameter for monitoring the status of permafrost that is typically measured at specific locations using probing, in situ temperature sensors, or other ground-based ...


21. CO2 and CH4 Production in Low-Temperature Soil Incubations from Low and High Centered Polygons, Barrow, Alaska, 2012-2013 [CO2_CH4_Production_Low-Temperature_Soil_Incubations_Low_Hig_Centered_Polygons_B]
The dataset consists of respiration and methane production rates obtained from soil microcosm studies carried out under controlled temperature and incubation conditions. Soils represent the low- and ...


22. Influences and Interactions of Inundation, Peat, and Snow on Active Layer Thickness: Modeling Archive [Inundation_Peat_Snow_Active_Layer_Thickness_Modeling_Archive]
The Advanced Terrestrial Simulator was used to simulate thermal hydrological conditions across varied environmental conditions for an ensemble of 1D models of Arctic permafrost. The thickness of organic ...


23. Nitrogen concentration and isotope dataset for environmental samples from 2012 and 2013, Barrow, Alaska [Nitrogen_concentration_and_isotope_dataset]
Dataset includes nitrate concentrations for polygonal active layer samples, snowmelt; ammonium concentrations for active layer samples; nitrate isotopes for active layer samples, snowmelt, permafrost; ...


24. Surface and Active Layer Pore Water Chemistry from Ice Wedge Polygons, Barrow, Alaska, 2013-2014 [Surface_Active_Layer_Pore_Water_Chemistry_Ice_Wedge_Polygons_Barrow_Alaska_2013]
This data set reports the results of spatial surveys of aqueous geochemistry conducted at Intensive Site 1 of the Barrow Environmental Observatory in 2013 and 2014 (Herndon et al., 2015). Surface ...


25. CO2 and CH4 Production and CH4 Oxidation in Low Temperature Soil Incubations from Flat- and High-Centered Polygons, Barrow, Alaska, 2012 [CO2_CH4_Production_CH4_Oxidation_Low_Temperature_Soil_Incubations_Flat_High_Cen]
The dataset consists of respiration and methane production rates and methane oxidation potential obtained from soil microcosm studies carried out under controlled temperature and incubation conditions. ...


26. Cryptic Hydrology of the McMurdo Dry Valleys: Water Track Contributions to Water and Geochemical Budgets in Taylor Valley, Antarctica [NSF-ANT13-43649]
The PIs propose to quantify the hillslope water, solute, and carbon budgets for Taylor Valley in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, using water tracks to investigate near-surface geological processes and challenge ...


27. EAGER: Are the Dry Valleys Getting Wetter? A Preliminary Assessment of Wetness Across the McMurdo Dry Valleys Landscape [NSF-ANT10-45215]
Intellectual Merit: Until recently, wetted soils in the Dry Valleys were generally only found adjacent to streams and lakes. Since the warm austral summer of 2002, numerous "wet spots" have been observed ...


28. The Role of Snow Patches on the Spatial Distribution of Soil Microbial Communities and Biogeochemical Cycling in the Antarctic Dry Valleys [NSF-ANT08-38850]
Two models have been proposed to describe controls over microbial biogeography. One model proposes that microbes are ubiquitously distributed across the global environment, and that environmental ...


29. Garwood Valley Terrestrial Laser Scan 16Nov2010c [Garwood_Valley_Thermokarst_TLS_PS03_SV02]
Ground based laser scan of buried ice deposits in Garwood Valley, McMurdo Dry Valleys.


30. McMurdo Sound sea ice properties and temperatures [McMurdo_Ice_Temps_1.0]
Metadata for ice temperatures and ice core properties collected in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica as part of the project "Measurements and Improved Parameterization of the Thermal ...


31. Snow and ice chemistry data from Vestfonna, Svalbard from April 2007 to May 2009 (Finland) [kinnvika-snow-ice]
Snow pits 2007: the data from 2 snow pits (main summits of Vestfonna ice cap) include a description of snow physical properties (stratigraphy, density) and major ions chemistry. Shallow ice cores ...


32. Hydrologic Margins Research Project, 2004-2008, McMurdo Dry Valleys [B268_hydrol_margins_dvs_proj_1.0]
In this field research project, we investigated the soil hydrology, biogeochemistry, and microbial ecology along hydrologic gradients in soils adjacent to streams and lakes in Wright and Taylor Valleys. ...


33. Soil chemistry and soil CO2 concentration and isotopic composition from sites in Taylor Valley and the Lake Wellman area [K072_2008_2010_NZ_1]
This study aimed to understand the origin and dynamics of pedogenic carbonate in Antarctic soils, with a long-term view to understanding the formation of carbonate and the storage and turnover of ...


34. Soil climate and atmospheric data for Scott Base, Marble Point, Mount Fleming, Bull Pass, Granite Harbour, Minna Bluff and the Victoria Valley, Antarctica [K123_1999_2008_NZ_1]
In collaboration with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) climate stations were installed at six locations in the Ross Sea Region including Scott Base, Marble Point and Bull Pass all ...


35. Soil climate and atmospheric data for Scott Base, Marble Point, Mount Fleming, Bull Pass, Granite Harbour, Minna Bluff, Victoria Valley, Don Juan Pond and Bull Pass, Antarctica [K123_1999_2012_NZ_1]
In collaboration with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) climate stations were installed at six locations in the Ross Sea Region including Scott Base, Marble Point and Bull Pass all ...


36. Computed Thaw Depth Data, Kuparuk Basin, Alaska, 1995 [ARCSS035]
Cumulative thawing degree-day data were computed from data collected during the 1995 field season at Kuparuk Basin, Alaska. The air temperatures (thawing degree-day sums) from the 10 ARCSS/LAII 1-km ...


37. Depths to Ice-cemented Soils in High-elevation Quartermain Mountains, Dry Valleys, Antarctica [NSIDC-0529_1]
This data set is comprised of four surveyed valleys focusing on the depth to ground ice in the high-elevation Quartermain Mountains in the Beacon Valley area: University Valley, Farnell Valley, and ...


38. Environmental protection, management and classification of terrestrial ecosystems in the Ross Sea Region [K123_2010_2012_NZ_3]
Soil samples from a diverse range of soil types have been collected from the Wright and Victoria Valley Systems, to determine whether soil distribution patterns aid prediction of microbial abundance ...


39. Ground penetrating radar (GPR) and Photogrammetry, electrical resistivity tomography (ERT), electromagnetic and topography data of polygonal patterned ground in the Victoria and Beacon Valleys [K054_2006_2007_NZ_1]
To understand the subsurface properties of polygonal patterned ground (PPG) and to attempt to resolve competing theories of PPG activity, non-invasive, non-destructive geophysical methods were used ...


40. Calibrated Hydrothermal Parameters, Barrow, Alaska, 2013 [Calibrated_Hydrothermal_Parameters_Barrow_Alaska_2013]
A model-observation-experiment process (ModEx) is used to generate three 1D models of characteristic micro-topographical land-formations, which are capable of simulating present active layer thickness ...


41. Ground Penetrating Radar, Barrow, Alaska [Ground_Penetrating_Radar_Barrow_Alaska]
This is 500 MHz Ground Penetrating Radar collected along the AB Line in Intensive Site 1 beginning in October 2012 and collected along L2 in Intensive Site 0 beginning in September 2011. Both continue ...


42. Data on geomorphology, neotectonics, soils, permafrost and freshwater in the Antarctic Peninsula region. [CNDP-ESP_GEOANT-UAM]   CHILD METADATA
In English: This dataset contains registered data on studies carried out by the research group on Geology from the University Autonoma of Madrid (GEOANT). Data about geomorphology, neotectonics, ...


43. Data on geomorphology, soils and permafrost in the Antarctic Peninsula region. [CNDP-ESP_GEOANT-UAM_Geomorphology-Soils-Permafrost]   PARENT METADATA
In English: Data on geomorphology, soils and permafrost in the Antarctic Peninsula region from projects of the research group on geology of the University Autonoma of Madrid (GEOANT). General geomorphology, ...


44. Direct Molecular Analysis of Antarctica and Southern Ocean Microbial Communities [ASAC_867]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 867 See the link below for public details on this project. Dataset Sea-ice bacteria data are associated with ASAC_1012 and included there Data for bacteria ...


45. Characterizing rooting depth distribution and nitrogen acquisition using 15N tracer, Barrow, Alaska, 2013-2015 [Characterizing_rooting_depth]
Permafrost thaw and degradation may lead to altered thickness of the active soil layer and a changing distribution of plant-available nutrients throughout the soil, but little is known about the nutrient ...


46. Active Layer ARCSS grid Atqasuk, Alaska 2011 [active_layer_arcss_grid_atqasuk_alaska_2011]
Active Layer measurements were taken on a 30 plot subset within the ARCSS Grid in Atqasuk, Alaska during the 2011 summer field season. Each measurement was taken on the north eastern most corner ...


47. Climatic and Environmental Studies by Means of Ice Cores - CDA_AR_GLA_GLAF_ICE_CORES [CDA_AR_GLA_GLAF_ICE_CORES]
More than twenty years ago the Instituto Antartico Argentino initiated ice-cores studies in the Antarctic Peninsula. It also carried out the first work of this type in the Argentine central Andes. ...


48. Microclimate and soil climate data in Dry Valleys [UW_Dry_Valley_Datalogging]
The data set contains microclimate and soil temperature data at 5 sites in the MCM Dry Valleys.


49. Collaborative Research: Integrating Geomorphological and Paleoecological Studies to Reconstruct Neogene Environments of the Transantarctic Mountains [ANT-0739700_BU-054-004]
This project studies the last vestiges of life in Antarctica from exceptionally well-preserved fossils of tundra life--mosses, diatoms, ostracods, Nothofagus leaves, wood, and insect remains recently ...


50. Energy balance and thermal regime on the soil surface: Livingston Island [CNDA-ESP_ANT93-1000-CO2]
In English: The energy exchange between soil and atmosphere in polar summer regions is an efficient process to thawing active layer. In this project we have controlled different meteorological (air ...


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