GTN-P Kapp Linne 1

Contact
Full Name: 
Hanne Hvidtfeldt Christiansen
email: 
hanne.christiansen@unis.no
Institution: 
The University Centre in Svalbard
Info
Observation Facility Type: 
land platform (fixed)
Observation Facility Status: 
Operational
Core data: 
Yes
Geospatial location
Coordinates: 
POINT (13.6414 78.0566)
Height above mean sea level (m): 
18.00
Environment
Site Information: 
Permafrost borehole at the Kapp Linne in Spitsbergen. Permafrost present but thickness not known. The entire hole is through bedrock. Possible to dig down c. 30cm in weathered rock. 0-3.5m: soft (weathered?) 3.5-5m: harder 4.1m: slip zone 5-11.7m: softer 11.7-14m: harder 14-15m: layering (sample) 17-30m: softer Lithology: The entire hole is through bedrock. Possible to dig down c. 30cm in weathered rock.0-3.5m: soft (weathered?); 3.5-5m: harder; 4.1m: slip zone; 5-11.7m: softer; 11.7-14m: harder; 14-15m: layering; 17-30m: softer
Observed Variable(s)
Observed Variable: 
CRYOSPHERE>FROZEN GROUND>PERMAFROST>PERMAFROST TEMPERATURE
Start Date: 
2008-09-23
Sampling procedures: 
Temperature-time data series with measurements at 0.00, 0.25, 0.50, 0.75, 1.00, 1.50, 2.00, 2.50, 3.00, 4.00, 5.00, 6.00, 7.00, 8.00, 9.00, 10.00, 12.00, 15.00, 20.00, 25.00, and 29.00 m depth. Unit: Degree Celsius, Frequency: 6 hours Method: Thermistor Automated Medium: Soil Resolution: Irrelevant Policy: Open Quality Check: Quality Controlled Data Accuracy: 0.1°C