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Forcing and Validation Data for Six Russian Stations in the Global Soil Moisture Data Bank
Entry ID: GLOBAL_SM_DATABANK_6FORCING

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Summary
Abstract: This data set consists of meteorological and hydrological observations
from the 6 Russian stations described in Robock, et al (1995) and
Vinnikov and Yeserkepova (1991) for use in land surface models.

The data set consists of the following meteorological measurements:
saturation deficiency (mb), height of lower cloud layer (km), dew
point temperature (C), total cloudiness amount (tenths of total
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Related URL
Description: Home Page of the Global Soil Moisture Data Bank.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 58.0   S: 51.0   E: 101.0   W: 40.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: A. Robock, K. Vinnikov, C.A. Schlosser, N.A. Speranskaya
Dataset Title: RUSWET-GRASS-6STA-FORCING: Forcing and Validation Data from 6 Russian Stations
Dataset Series Name: RUSWET-GRASS-6STA-FORCING: Forcing and Validation Data from 6 Russian Stations
Dataset Release Date: 1999
Dataset Release Place: NJ
Dataset Publisher: Dept. of Environmental Sciences, Rutgers University
Online Resource: http://climate.envsci.rutgers.edu/soil_moisture/ruswet.forcing.6sta...
Parent DIF
This description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
GLOBAL_SM_DATABANK_RUSWET6STA

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1978-01-01
Stop Date: 1983-12-31
Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE > SOILS > SOIL MOISTURE/WATER CONTENT Parameter Definition
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS Parameter Definition
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Global Soil Moisture Data Bank, Department of Environmental Science, Cook College, Rutgers University Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://climate.envsci.rutgers.edu/soil_moisture/index.html
Dataset ID: Global_Soil_Moisture_Data_Bank

Data Center Personnel
Name: ALAN ROBOCK
Phone: 732-932-9800 x6222
Fax: 732-932-8644
Email: robock at envsci.rutgers.edu
Contact Address:
Department of Environmental Sciences
Rutgers University
14 College Farm Road
City: New Brunswick
Province or State: New Jersey
Postal Code: 08901-8551
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: ftp
Distribution Format: ASCII
Fees: Free
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 732-932-9800 x6222
Fax: 732-932-8644
Email: robock at envsci.rutgers.edu
Contact Address:
Department of Environmental Sciences
Rutgers University
14 College Farm Road
City: New Brunswick
Province or State: New Jersey
Postal Code: 08901-8551
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Robock, Alan, Konstantin Ya. Vinnikov, C. Adam Schlosser, Nina
A. Speranskaya, and Yongkang Xue, 1995: Use of midlatitude soil
moisture and meteorological observations to validate soil moisture
simulations with biosphere and bucket models. J. Climate, 8,
15-35. Abstract available from
http://climate.envsci.rutgers.edu/robock/robock_pub9.html

Vinnikov, K. Ya. and I. B. Yeserkepova, 1991: Soil moisture: empirical
data and model results. J. Climate, 4, 66-79.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27
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