Meteorological Data from the Russian Arctic, 1961-2000
Entry ID: G02141

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Abstract: 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.
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Description: Precipitation Data Set Station Lists and Overlap Analysis
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 78.07   S: 59.97   E: 179.1   W: 14.25

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NSIDC, . Edited by V. F. Radionov and F. Fetterer.
Dataset Title: Meteorological Data from the Russian Arctic, 1961-2000
Dataset Release Date: 2003-09-18
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1961-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-12-31
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Originating Center
Data Center
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration at the National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 60 - 65 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
Contact Address:
Department of Meteorology
Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute
City: St. Petersburg
Country: Russia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-09-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-04-10
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