Bykovsky peninsula (edoma)


Top of the remnant of Late Pleistocene accumulative plain, so called "edoma".

Tundra vegetation (moss, grass).

Persons responsible for observations:

Alexander Kholodov,

Affiliation: Geophysical Institute UAF, Fairbanks, USA / Institute of Physical-Chemical and Biological Problems of Soil Science RAS, Pushchino, Russia



  • intermediate borehole (26.0m), ID 6_002
  • Soil Temperature profiles
  • Active layer thickness

Site Location Map


lat: 71.742466° | long: 129.356292° | elev: 26 m


Borehole data hosted by CADIS

2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014-15, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Active Layer data hosted by CALM

Other Resources

TSP activity at the Bykovsky peninsula site is a part of Russian-US researches at the Tiksi International Hydrometeorological Observatory

Bykovsky peninsula is an one of the key sites of the International project Arctic Costal Dynamics (ACD).


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