Historical Soviet Daily Snow Depth (HSDSD), 1881 - 1995, Version 2 (G01092)
Data set:
G01092
This is the most recent version of these data.
Version Summary
The Historical Soviet Daily Snow Depth Version 2 (HSDSD) product updates and replaces HSDSD Version 1. The new version contains an additional ten years of data, improved data quality control, an HTML interface, and a Java tool for data browsing and extraction. Data now span from 1881 (for the earliest operational stations) through 1995. Other parameters include snow cover percent, snow characteristics, site characterization, and quality flags. Data are in ASCII format.

Overview

The Historical Soviet Daily Snow Depth (HSDSD) product is based on observations from 284 World Meteorological Organization (WMO) stations throughout Russia and the former Soviet Union from 1881 through 1995. Other parameters include snow cover percent, snow characteristics, site characterization, and quality flags.
Parameter(s):
SNOW COVER SNOW DEPTH
Platform(s):
GROUND STATIONS
Sensor(s):
SNOW MEASURING ROD, VISUAL OBSERVATIONS
Data Format(s):
ASCII
Temporal Coverage:
1 January 1881 to 31 December 1995
Temporal Resolution:
1 day
Spatial Resolution:
Varies
Spatial Coverage:
N:
75
S:
35
E:
180
W:
20

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