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Eurasian River Historical Nutrient and Sediment Flux Data


The Russian Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring (Roshydromet) measured sediment fluxes and nutrient concentrations of sixteen Russian rivers between 1938 and 2000. This data set includes monthly sediment fluxes (in kilograms per second) and nitrate, ammonium, and phosphate concentrations (in milligrams per liter). As explained in the data set documentation, ammonium measurements from 2000 indicate that historical data significantly overestimate ammonium concentrations.

Data access

ORDER data for delivery by FTP

Additional information

Related projects: ARCSS
Observational frequency: monthly
Spatial type: point
Categories: Arctic, Hydrology
Documentation: readme_arcss092.txt [5 KB]
Identifier: doi:10.5065/D6F769PB (Link: )

Temporal coverage

Begin datetime: 1938-01-01 00:00:00, End datetime: 2000-12-31 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Minimum latitude: 63.800000, Minimum longitude: 38.500000
Maximum latitude: 72.000000, Maximum longitude: 161.200000


Point of contact

Bruce J. Peterson
Senior Scientist
MBL - The Ecosystmes Center
E-Mail address: peterson at mbl dot edu