Network Details

Network Type

Hydrometeorological

Agency

Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council

Website: http://www.yritwc.org

Other Agencies Involved

A

Program objectives and description

Launched in 2009 as a cooperative project between the Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council and the U.S Geological Survey. With sites on both sides of the border, each location consists of a grid of active layer measurements taken manually each fall using frost probes. All sites also include continously logged data of air temperature, soil moisture, and soil temperature.

Sampling Information

Number of sites: 4 total sites, 2 active sites

Parameter measured: Permafrost - Depth to permafrost, Meteorological - Other, Meteorological - Temperature

Period of record: 2009 to present

Sampling frequencies: Annually, Continuous

Network URL: http://www.yritwc.org/

Network Spec Url: http://sites.google.com/a/yritwc.org/active-layer-network/

Contact Information

Name: Neil McGrath

Address: P.O. Box 31213 211 Main Street, Whitehorse, Yukon

Phone: (867) 393-2199

Email: nmcgrath@yritwc.org