Bykovsky peninsula (alas)

Description

Thermokarst depression, or "alas" (borehole RU_06_0003).

Tundra vegetation (moss, grass).

Persons responsible for observations:

David Gilichinsky, gilichin@online.stack.net

Affiliation: Institute of Physical-Chemical and Biological Problems of Soil Science RAS, Pushchino, Russia

Alexander Kholodov, akholodov@gi.alaska.edu

Affiliation: Geophysical Institute UAF, Fairbanks, AK

 

Measurements

  • shallow borehole (14.0m), ID 6_003
  • Soil Temperature profiles
  • Active layer thickness

Site Location Map

 

lat: 71.743586° | long: 129.372891° | elev: 1 m

Data

Borehole data hosted by CADIS

2007, 2008

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

Images

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