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Data Set ID:
G02141

Meteorological Data from the Russian Arctic, 1961-2000, Version 1

This data set contains monthly means of meteorological observation data from Russian stations from 1961-2000 (for most stations). The Russian station observations were provided by Vladimir Radionov, Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (AARI), St. Petersburg, and include 2-meter air temperature, sea level pressure, total and low cloud amount, precipitation, and relative humidity. Data are available in ASCII text format via FTP.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 78.06667, S: 59.96667, E: 179.1, W: 14.25

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 January 1961 to 31 December 2000
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Atmospheric Temperature > Air Temperature
  • Clouds > Cloud Amount/Frequency
  • Atmospheric Water Vapor > Humidity
  • Precipitation > Precipitation Amount
  • Atmospheric Pressure > Sea Level Pressure
Platform(s) GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
Sensor(s): BAROMETERS, DRY BULB THERMOMETERS, HYGROMETERS, THERMOMETERS, WET BULB THERMOMETERS
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Vladimir Radionov, Florence Fetterer

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.

National Snow and Ice Data Center. Edited by V. F. Radionov and F. Fetterer. 2003. Meteorological Data from the Russian Arctic, 1961-2000, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N56H4FB3. [Date Accessed].