Land Resources of Russia -- Maps of Soil Characteristics
Entry ID: GGD601

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Summary
Abstract: This data set consists of maps of various soil characteristics for all of Russia. The maps are available as ESRI Shapefiles and they are accompanied by databases of soil profiles and related characteristics. The soil classification Shapefile was generalized from the standard 1:2,500,000 soil map of Russia (Fridland, 1988). Several different soil classifications are presented as well as detailed soil characteristics. Additionally, investigators compiled two databases (.dbf files) of detailed soil characteristics from 234 measured soil profiles. These data were extracted from a larger collection entitled Land Resources of Russia. Data and documentation © 2002 copyright International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis and the Russian Academy of Sciences.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 77.7   S: 41.2   E: 27.3   W: -169.5

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Stolbovoi, V. and I. Savin
Dataset Title: Land Resources of Russia -- Maps of Soil Characteristics
Dataset Release Date: 2002-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd601.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-01-01
Stop Date: 2002-12-31
Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Format: ESRI Shapefiles
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
Country: Austria
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Publications/References
Arinushkina E.V. 1970. Manual for Chemical Analysis of Soils. 2nd Ed. Publ. Moscow State University, Moscow, 487 pp. [In Russian]

Blagodatski, S.A., A.A. Larionova and I.V. Evdokimova, 1993. Contribution of root respiration to CO2 emission from soil. In: Soil Respiration. In: Proceedings of the Institute of Physico-Chemical and Biological Problems of Soil Science of Academy of Science of ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-08-01
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