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Monthly Discharges for Rivers and Streams of the former Soviet Union

| DOI: 10.5065/1SJK-Y197

Monthly river flow rates for Russia and former Soviet Union countries in RDA dataset ds553.1 are augmented with data from the Russian State Hydrological Institute (RSHI) and a few sites from the Global Hydroclimatic Data Network (GHCDN) . This compendium (v1.1 September 2001) includes 2458 gauges spanning all major river and oceanographic basins of the entire former Soviet Union. Exact dates vary by station. Records are generally long: mean length is 36.3 years and 1724 (70%) gauges have 25 or more years of data. 1373 gauges have data to 1985 and another 909 gauges also have some data from 1986-1995. 640 gauges represent watersheds of 10000 or more square kilometers, and 1055 gauges represent catchments of 1000-9999 square kilometers. The RSHI data additions have not been scrutinized as rigorously as for those in ds553.1.

Temporal Range:
1811 to 1995
Vertical Levels:
Ground or water surface
Temporal Frequencies:
Every month
Data Types:
Platform Observation
Data Contributors:
Total Volume:
13.48 MB
Data Formats:
ASCII (see dataset documentation)
Related RDA Datasets:
Monthly Flow Rates of World Rivers (except former Soviet Union)
Augmented Monthly Flow Rates of World Rivers (except former Soviet Union)
Russian River Flow Data by Bodo
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