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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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Data Set Tabs

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 68, S: 65, E: 65, W: 56

Spatial Resolution:
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Temporal Coverage Not specified
Temporal Resolution:
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  • Frozen Ground > Ground Ice
  • Frozen Ground > Permafrost
  • Snow/Ice > Permafrost
  • Soils > Permafrost
  • Frozen Ground > Soil Temperature
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Sensor(s): Not specified
Data Format(s):
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Data Contributor(s): G.G. Mazhitova, Naum Oberman

Data Citation

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

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. [Date Accessed].

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