Processed permafrost borehole data (2940 m asl), Gemsstock, Switzerland

Processed ground temperature measurements at the Gemsstock permafrost borehole in canton Uri, Switzerland. The borehole is located at 2940 m asl on a steep (50°) North-West slope (315°). The surface material is bedrock and borehole depth is 40 m. Thermistors used YSI 44008. Year of drilling 2006. This borehole is part of the Swiss Permafrost network, PERMOS ( Contact for details of processing applied.


  1. A. Haberkorn, M. Phillips, R. Kenner, H. Rhyner, M. Bavay, S.P. Galos, M. Hoelzle. Thermal regime of rock and its relation to snow cover in steep Alpine rock walls: Gemsstock, central Swiss Alps. 2015. Geografiska Annaler: Series A, Physical Geography. Volume 97. Issue 3. 579–597. 10.1111/geoa.12101.

  2. R. Kenner, M. Phillips, C. Danioth, C. Denier, P. Thee, A. Zgraggen. Investigation of rock and ice loss in a recently deglaciated mountain rock wall using terrestrial laser scanning: Gemsstock, Swiss Alps. 2011. Cold Regions Science and Technology. Volume 67. Issue 3. 157–164. 10.1016/j.coldregions.2011.04.006.


Marcia Phillips (2016). Processed permafrost borehole data (2940 m asl), Gemsstock, Switzerland. PERMOS.

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  • Name: Marcia Phillips  Affiliation: Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL  Email: phillipsfoo(at)
Contact Person Name: Marcia Phillips  Email: phillipsfoo(at)  Affiliation: Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL
Publication Publisher: PERMOS  Year: 2016
  • Type: Created  Date: 2006-10-05
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Language English
Location Gemsstock, Uri, Switzerland
License Open Data Commons Open Database License (ODbL)    [Open Data]
Last Updated December 9, 2018, 01:24 (CET)
Created November 7, 2016, 12:49 (CET)

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