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Title: Calibrated Hydrothermal Parameters, Barrow, Alaska, 2013

A model-observation-experiment process (ModEx) is used to generate three 1D models of characteristic micro-topographical land-formations, which are capable of simulating present active thaw layer (ALT) from current climate conditions. Each column was used in a coupled calibration to identify moss, peat and mineral soil hydrothermal properties to be used in up-scaled simulations. Observational soil temperature data from a tundra site located near Barrow, AK (Area C) is used to calibrate thermal properties of moss, peat, and sandy loam soil to be used in the multiphysics Advanced Terrestrial Simulator (ATS) models. Simulation results are a list of calibrated hydrothermal parameters for moss, peat, and mineral soil hydrothermal parameters.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1167674
DOE Contract Number:
DE-AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Dataset
Data Type:
Numeric Data
Research Org:
Next Generation Ecosystems Experiment - Arctic, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (US);
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Biological and Environmental Research (BER)
Contributing Orgs:
PNL, BNL,ANL,ORNL
Country of Publication:
United States
Availability:
ORNL
Language:
English
Subject:
54 Environmental Sciences ngee; ngee-arctic; hydrothermal model parameters