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Modeled Active-Layer Depth in Russia, Version 1

This data set contains modeled active-layer depth (cm) from 50 deg N to 80 deg N, and 60 deg E to 160 deg E, Russia. Depth values are calculated from a model of current climate that assumes a complex surface with inhomogenous vegetation and soil texture, and from a model of projected climate for the year 2050 that assumes uniform vegetation and soil. Tab-delimited ASCII text files contain active-layer depth values (cm) with corresponding latitudes and longitudes in decimal degrees. Maps of active-layer depth (cm) are in GIF image format. Data are available via FTP.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 80, S: 50, E: 160, W: 60

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 22 January 2003 to 4 March 2003
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
  • Frozen Ground > Active Layer
Platform(s) Not specified
Sensor(s): Not specified
Data Format(s):
  • GIF
  • ASCII Text (.txt)
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Elena K. Molkentin, Ekaterina D Nadyozhina

Data Citation

As a condition of using these data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Nadyozhina, E.D 2003. Modeled Active-Layer Depth in Russia, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. [Date Accessed].
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