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Data Set ID:
GGD618

Map of Natural (Landscape) and Permafrost Zones and the Net of Soil Temperature Meteorological Stations in Russia and Middle Asian Mountains, Version 1

This data set is a vector coverage of the Map of Natural Landscape and Permafrost Zones and the Net of Soil Temperature Meteorological Stations in Russia and Middle Asian Mountains (scale 1:4000000), published by the Russian Academy of Sciences Earth Cryosphere Institute and Institute for Phytochemical and Biological Problems in Earth Science The original map was compiled by E. Melnikov and D.A. Gilichinsky. The digital map was created in Geograph, which is a Geographic Information System developed by the GIS Research Center, Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences. Data are available through FTP.

Geographic Coverage

Parameter(s):
  • Frozen Ground
  • Landscape
  • Landscape > Landscape Patterns
  • Frozen Ground > Permafrost
  • Snow/Ice > Permafrost
  • Snow/Ice > Permafrost > Thaw Depth
Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 90, S: 32, E: 163, W: 10

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage: Not specified
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Data Format(s): Not specified
Platform(s) Not specified
Sensor(s): Not specified
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): David Gilichinsky

Data Citation

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Melnikov, E. and D.A. Gilichinsky 1999. Map of Natural (Landscape) and Permafrost Zones and the Net of Soil Temperature Meteorological Stations in Russia and Middle Asian Mountains, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Moscow, Russia. Russian Academy of Sciences Earth Cryosphere Institute and Institute for Phytoch. [Date Accessed].
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