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Soil Temperature Station Data from Permafrost Regions of Russia (Selection of Five Stations), 1880s - 2000

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Soil Temperature Station Data from Permafrost Regions of Russia (Selection of Five Stations), 1880s - 2000

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Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: CIRES, 449 UCB
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

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Date Stamp:

2014-07-24

Metadata Standard Name:

ISO 19115 Geographic Information - Metadata First Edition

Metadata Standard Version:

ISO 19115:2003

Dataset URI:

http://nsidc.org/data/g02189.html

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Data Identification Information:

Citation:

Citation Information:

Title: Soil Temperature Station Data from Permafrost Regions of Russia (Selection of Five Stations), 1880s - 2000
Date:
Date: 2011
Date Type:
Value: publication
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Edition Date: 2011-02-17
Identifier: G02189
Identifier: http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N5C24TC5
Cited Responsible Party:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

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Value: custodian
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Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NOAA User Services
Organization Name: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
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Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

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Website: http://nsidc.org/noaa/

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Abstract:

This data set includes soil temperature data from boreholes located at five stations in Russia: Yakutsk, Verkhoyansk, Pokrovsk, Isit', and Churapcha. The data have been compiled into five Microsoft Excel files, one for each station. Each Excel file contains three worksheets: <ul> <li><strong><em>G02189info</em></strong> worksheet: Contains the same content in each Excel file - lat/lon info and notes on the stations</li> <li><strong><em>Jan soil & surface temp</em></strong> worksheet: Contains winter (January) soil temperature and air temperature (except for the Churapcha Excel file that only contains soil temperature - air temperature was not available)</li> <li><strong><em>Jul soil & surface temp</em></strong> worksheet: Contains summer (July) soil temperature and air temperature (except for the Churapcha Excel file)</li> </ul> There are two different versions of the Excel files: a complete version and a subsetted version. Both versions exist for each of the five stations for a total of 10 files. The complete versions of the files reside in the directory called <em>complete</em> and have the word <em>full</em> in their filename. These files contain borehole temperature data at all available standard depths: 0.2 m, 0.4 m, 0.6 m, 0.8 m, 1.2 m, 1.6 m, 2.0 m, 2.4 m, and 3.2 m. The subsetted versions of the files reside in the <em>subset</em> directory and have <em>subset</em> in their filename. These files contain data from the 0.8 m and 3.2 m depths only. Missing data are indicated by the value <em>-999.0</em>. The complete version is more applicable to scientific investigation. The subset version is provided for K-12 teachers and is featured in a classroom activity called <a href="http://nsidc.org/frozenground/classroom/permanent_permafrost.html">"How Permanent is Permafrost?"</a> We have included air temperature measured at these five stations when it is available. There are two sources for the surface air temperature data: <a href="http://dss.ucar.edu/datasets/ds570.0/">NCAR World Monthly Surface Station Climatology, 1738-cont</a> and <a href="http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/ghcnm/">NOAA Global Historical Climatology Network (GHCN) Monthly</a> data set. These two sources both draw on the same single original source: data from the <a href="http://www.wmo.int/pages/index_en.html">World Meteorological Organization</a> (WMO) station network. The complete files have data from one or both sources, while the subset files only include data from the source with the most complete record. These data are being offered as is. NOAA@NSIDC believes these data to be of value but is unable to research and document these data as we do most data sets we publish.

Purpose:

Scientific Research

Credit:

The following example shows how to cite the use of this data set in a publication. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Zhang, T. Z. and O. W. Frauenfeld. 2011. Soil Temperature Station Data from Permafrost Regions of Russia (Selection of Five Stations), 1880s - 2000. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N5C24TC5.

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Point of Contact:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Tingjun Z Zhang
Organization Name: University of Colorado
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: UCB449
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: Colorado
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

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Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Tingjun Z Zhang
Organization Name: University of Colorado
Contact:

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Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: UCB449
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: Colorado
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

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Responsible Party:

Individual Name: Oliver W. Frauenfeld
Organization Name: University of Colorado
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Delivery Point: UCB 449
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

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Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
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Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: CIRES, 449 UCB
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

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Contact:

Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: CIRES, 449 UCB
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

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Descriptive Keywords:

Keywords

Keyword: Continent > Europe > Eastern Europe > Russia
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Citation Information:

Title: NASA / GCMD Location Keywords
Date:
Date: 2008-02-05
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Keywords

Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Frozen Ground > Permafrost
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Cryosphere > Frozen Ground > Soil Temperature
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Land Surface > Frozen Ground > Permafrost
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Land Surface > Frozen Ground > Soil Temperature
Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Land Surface > Land Temperature > Land Surface Temperature
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Date: 2008-01-24
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Keywords

Keyword: Boreholes
Keyword: Borehole Temperatures
Keyword: International Permafrost Association
Keyword: Land Surface Temperature
Keyword: Permafrost
Keyword: Permafrost borehole temperatures
Keyword: Permafrost temperature
Keyword: Soil Temperature
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Westbound Longitude: 125.3
Eastbound Longitude: 133.4
Southbound Latitude: 60.8
Northbound Latitude: 67.6

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Time Period:

Begin Position: 18800101
End Position: 20001231

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Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NSIDC User Services
Organization Name: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org

Contact Role:

Value: custodian
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Responsible Party:

Individual Name: NOAA User Services
Organization Name: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Contact:

Contact Phone:

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x

Contact Address:

Delivery Point: National Snow and Ice Data Center
City: Boulder
Administrative Area: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org

Contact Online Resources:

Website: http://nsidc.org/noaa/

Contact Role:

Value: custodian
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Distribution Format(s):

Data File Format:

Name: Microsoft Excel
Specification: FTP 660 KB

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Linkage: ftp://sidads.colorado.edu/pub/DATASETS/NOAA/G02189/
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