GTN-P Old Auroral Station PYRN

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: 
Closed
Core data: 
No
Geospatial location
Coordinates: 
POINT (15.8346 78.5238)
Height above mean sea level (m): 
7.00
Environment
Site Information: 
The borehole is located 2m west of the midpoint of the resistivity monitoring profile. The westernmost line of the UNISCALM grid is located 12m east of the borehole. Drilled in loess deposit Lithology: 0-1.2m: sand and some gravel; 1.2-3m: sand/silt/clay; 3-4m: clean ice (ice wedge or thick ice lens?); 4-6m: Mainly clay/silt; -10m: clay/silt, maybe some sand. Layered. Very low resistance during. Salinity at 10m is 11.8% (analysed by L.Hutchinson)
Observed Variable(s)
Observed Variable: 
CRYOSPHERE>FROZEN GROUND>PERMAFROST>PERMAFROST TEMPERATURE
Start Date: 
1998-01-01
End Date: 
2018-04-25
Sampling procedures: 
Temperature-time data series with measurements at 0.00, 0.25, 0.50, 0.75, 1.00, 2.00, 3.00, 5.00, 7.00, and 9.85 m depth. Unit: Degree Celsius, Frequency: Hourly, Method: Thermistor Automated, Medium: Soil, Resolution: Irrelevant, Quality Check: Raw Data, Accuracy: 0.1°C