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Borehole Temperatures from the North Slope of Alaska, 1977-2002


This data set contains temperatures collected from boreholes on the North Slope of Alaska at 23 sites between 1977 and 2002. Most data fall into a date range of 1983-2001. The data consist of manually measured temperature profiles.

PLEASE NOTE: These data and documentation files are presented as received from the Principal Investigator (PI) and have not undergone the normal quality control procedures.

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  • 1.0 (2011-09-14)
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Spatial Type point
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Language English
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  • climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1977-01-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2002-12-31 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 72.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 68.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -165.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -140.00

Primary point of contact information

Thomas E. Osterkamp <>

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Osterkamp, T. 2011. Borehole Temperatures from the North Slope of Alaska, 1977-2002. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 20 Sep 2020.

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