Maps of Active Layer Monitoring Sites

 

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The maps of Active Layer Thickness Monitoring sites display the location of all monitoring sites contained in the GTN-P database. The maps distinguish between different types of monitoring methods:

    • borehole
    • grid
    • thawing tube
    • transect.

 

Arctic Active Layer Thickness Monitoring sites

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This map shows the Arctic Active Layer Thickness Monitoring sites contained in the GTN-P Database.

Open the full sized map here.

 

Antarctic Active Layer Thickness Monitoring sites

GTN P map ALT Antarctic

This map shows the Antarctic Active Layer Thickness Monitoring sites contained in the GTN-P Database.

Open the full sized map here.

 

Download KML (Google Earth layer)

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By clicking on the single points, an information window opens displaying active layer measuring site name, code, site name, permafrost zone, and spatial location. The link "Responsible person" opens a window in Google Earth displaying the citation of the specific site including responsible person(s), institution, and contact information. The link "More information" opens a window in Google Earth which is directly linked to the GTN-P database displaying the whole information of the site and appendent data.

 

Download shapefiles (GIS layer)

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The shapefiles can be opened in (Q)GIS and show the distribution of all active layer measuring sites contained in the database in the WGS 84 projection. The attribute table contains information on country, latitude and longitude.

 

Download CSV (Comma Separated Values)

CSV

Contains information on all active layer measuring sites (name, ID, country, permafrost zone, spatial location, and responsible person).