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Eurasian River Historical Nutrient and Sediment Flux Data

Summary

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.

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  • 1.0 (2009-04-29)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency monthly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

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

Spatial coverage

Maximum (North) Latitude: 72.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 63.80
Minimum (West) Longitude: 38.50, Maximum (East) Longitude: 161.20

Primary point of contact information

Bruce J. Peterson <peterson@mbl.edu>

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Holmes, R., Peterson, B. 2009. Eurasian River Historical Nutrient and Sediment Flux Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6F769PB. Accessed 20 Sep 2017.

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