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Former Soviet Union Hydrological Snow Surveys, 1966-1996

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Identification Information:

Dataset Identifier:

G01170

Citation:

Citation Information:

Originator: Krenke, A. Edited by National Snow and Ice Data Center.
Publication Date: 19980101
Title: Former Soviet Union Hydrological Snow Surveys, 1966-1996
Publication Information:
Publication Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Linkage: http://nsidc.org/data/g01170.html
Online Linkage: http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N58C9T60

Description:

Abstract:

The Former Soviet Union Hydrological Snow Surveys are based on observations made by personnel at 1,345 sites throughout the Former Soviet Union between 1966 and 1990, and over 200 of those sites between 1991 and 1996. These observations include snow depths at World Meteorological Organization (WMO) stations and snow depth and snow water equivalent measured over a nearby snow course transect. The station snow depth measurements are a ten-day average of individual snow depth measurements. The transect snow depth data are the spatial average of 100 to 200 individual measuring points. The transect snow water equivalent is the spatial average of 20 individual measuring points. Data were acquired from the Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences Moscow, and data were digitized in Russia under the supervision of Professor Alexander Krenke.

The development of this data set was funded by the NOAA Environmental Services, Data, and Information Management (ESDIM) program through the NOAA/NESDIS National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC).

Purpose: scientific research

Documentation:

User's Guide:

Citation Information:

Originator: Krenke, A. Edited by National Snow and Ice Data Center.
Publication Date: 19980101
Title: Former Soviet Union Hydrological Snow Surveys, 1966-1996
Publication Information:
Publication Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Linkage: http://nsidc.org/data/docs/noaa/g01170_fsu_snow/index.html

Time Period of Content:

Time Period Information:

Range of Dates/Times:

Beginning Date: 19660110
Ending Date: 19961231

Currentness Reference: publication date

Status:

Progress: Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency: Unknown

Spatial Domain:

Bounding Coordinates:

 

West Bounding Coordinate: 30°
East Bounding Coordinate: 180°
North Bounding Coordinate: 80°
South Bounding Coordinate: 35°

Keywords:

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Cryosphere Snow/Ice Snow Cover
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Cryosphere Snow/Ice Snow Density
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Cryosphere Snow/Ice Snow Depth
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Cryosphere Snow/Ice Snow Water Equivalent
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Terrestrial Hydrosphere Snow/Ice Snow Cover
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Terrestrial Hydrosphere Snow/Ice Snow Density
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Terrestrial Hydrosphere Snow/Ice Snow Depth
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Terrestrial Hydrosphere Snow/Ice Snow Water Equivalent

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: None
Theme Keyword:

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
Theme Keyword: SNOW MEASURING ROD
Theme Keyword: WET/DRY PRECIPITATION SAMPLERS

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
Theme Keyword: GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Categories
Theme Keyword: climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere

Place:

Place Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
Place Keyword: Continent Asia
Place Keyword: Continent Europe Eastern Europe Russia Former Soviet Union
Place Keyword: Geographic Region Polar

Access Constraints:

None

Use Constraints:

None

Point of Contact:

Contact Information:

Contact Person Primary:

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

Contact Address:

Address Type: mailing
Address:
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado
City: Boulder
State or Province: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x
Contact Facsimile Telephone: 1 303 492-2468 x
Contact Electronic Mail Address: nsidc@nsidc.org

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Distribution Information:

Distributor:

Contact Information:

Contact Organization Primary:

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

Contact Address:

Address Type: mailing
Address:
  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado
City: Boulder
State or Province: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199
Contact Facsimile Telephone: 1 303 492-2468
Contact Electronic Mail Address: nsidc@nsidc.org

Resource Description:

G01170

Distribution Liability:

NSIDC cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NSIDC makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.

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Metadata Reference Information:

Metadata Date:

20131119

Metadata Review Date:

20131119

Metadata Contact:

Contact Information:

Contact Person Primary:

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

Contact Address:

Address Type: mailing
Address:
  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado
City: Boulder
State or Province: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199
Contact Facsimile Telephone: 1 303 492-2468
Contact Electronic Mail Address: nsidc@nsidc.org

Metadata Standard Name:

FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata: Extensions for Remote Sensing Metadata

Metadata Standard Version:

FGDC-STD-012-2002

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FGDC XML

Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) in Extensible Markup Language (XML)

DIF HTML

NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Directory Interchange Format (DIF)

ISO HTML

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 19115:2003 Geographic Information Metadata