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Permafrost of the Usa River Basin, Version 1

The map consists of ESRI Shapefiles of the Usa River basin, Russia, including Lek-Vorkuta and Bolshaya Rogovaya. There are four data layers in the data set: a base map layer, a permafrost layer, and two key (permafrost) areas. Each data layer comprises several sub-layers. The map is based on a UTM 41 projection with the WGS 1984 spheroid. Parameters include permafrost temperature and degree of continuity; permafrost temperature classes, lithology, and stratigraphy; thermokarst, pingos, mass ground ice, and topography, lakes, large rivers (in streams), rivers, and watershed boundary. Data are available via ftp.

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Temporal Coverage:
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Temporal Resolution:
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Sensor(s): Not specified
Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 68, S: 65, E: 65, W: 56

Spatial Resolution:
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  • Frozen Ground > Ground Ice
  • Frozen Ground > Permafrost
  • Snow/Ice > Permafrost
  • Soils > Permafrost
  • Frozen Ground > Soil Temperature
Data Format(s):
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Data Contributor(s): G.G. Mazhitova, Naum Oberman

We kindly request that you cite the use of this data set in a publication using the following citation. For more information, see Use and Copyright.

Mazhitova, G. and N. Oberman 2003. Permafrost of the Usa River Basin, Version 1. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center.

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