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  Baseline Meteorological Data in Siberia (BMDS) Version 3
 
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Summary
This dataset is the baseline meteorological data in Siberia that was constructed and quality-controlled for the GAME-Siberia Project. It consists of daily data of main meteorological elements for 77 stations in Lena River basin and other territories of Siberia for 1986 - 2000.

Summary table
1) Data format
   ASCII text file.
   See document.txt
2) Spatial coverage & resolution
   Russia (77 stations)
   See station.dat
3) Temporal covergage & resolution
   1 January 1987 to 31 December 2000, daily.
4) File size (total)
   41MB (total)

Citing data
Ohata, T., Razuvaev, V.N., and Suzuki, R. (2003): Baseline Meteorological Data in Siberia(ver.3). in Dataset for Water and Energy Cycle in Siberia (Version 1), GAME-Siberia and Frontier Observational Research System for Global Change.

References & related publication

   
DATA CONTRIBUTOR & GROUP
Tetsuo Ohata, Hironori Yabuki, Hotaek PARK(Cold region water cycle group)
Rikie Suzuki(Ecosystem Change Research Program/FRCGC)

PARAMETERS
MEAN AIR TEMPERATURE
MAXIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE
MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE
PRECIPITATION AMOUNT
MINIMUM RELATIVE AIR HUMIDITY
WATER VAPOR PRESSURE
SATURATION DEFICIT VALUE
AVERAGE WIND SPEED
MAXIMUM WIND SPEED
TOTAL CLOUD AMOUNT
LOWER CLOUD AMOUNT
SEA LEVEL AIR PRESSURE
SUNSHINE DURATION
SOIL SURFACE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
SNOW DEPTH
EXTENT OF SNOW COVERAGE

INSTRUMENTS
RUSSIAN HYDROMETROLOGICAL STATION MANUAL MEASUEMRNT

   
 
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