Data Upload

Database Tutorials:

Tutorial Active Layer Monitoring Sites

Tutorial Ancillary Measurements

Tutorial Boreholes

Tutorial Citatons

Tutorial Datasets and Data Collections

Tutorial Sites


Data Formatting Templates:

To submit data to the GTN-P database, please follow these instructions. Please note that your data files have to be converted into CSV format (Comma Separated Values). For bringing ground temperature and/or active layer grid data to CSV format please make use of these templates:


Ground temperature data template

Active layer grid data template


If any problems occur please do not hesitate to contact the GTN-P database adminstrators and attach your CSV files in an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Protocols and good practices
Good and consistent working protocols and practices create the base for a successful usage of the data by a data management system.
Maps and Graphics
Useful Geospatial Layers produced by the Global Terrestrial Network for Permafrost (GTN-P) or related to permafrost studies. We provide the downloads as different file types.
GTN-P - Database
Free central database for permafrost monitoring parameters. It is the one-stop location where the researcher can find data, metadata, and information of all relevant parameters for a specific site.
Global Monitoring Systems and Projects within PAGE21
Overview on international monitoring components (CALM, TSP) managed within the GTN-P database and global monitoring systems (DUE Permafrost, FLUXNET, INTERACT).

Citation Rules




Strategy and Implementation Plan