Data:Permafrost Temperatures, Alaska

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Permafrost Temperatures, Alaska dataset information page

Short Description

Permafrost Borehole Locations

Statement: U.S. Geological Survey's Borehole Temperature Logs from Arctic Alaska, pre-1989

Abstract: This dataset consists of borehole temperature measurements acquired in permafrost regions of arctic Alaska between 1950 and 1988 by the U.S. Geological Survey. A large number of the 87 sites (boreholes) represented in this dataset are deep enough to penetrate the base of permafrost.

Data format

Data type: Cryosphere
Data origin: Measured
Data format: ASCII
Other format: temperature - depth curves
Data resolution: variable depth intervals

Data Coverage

Spatial data coverage: Arctic Alaska
Temporal data coverage: Time snap shot
Time period covered: 1950-1988


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