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RLC State and Regional Boundaries for the Former Soviet Union

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Data setRLC State and Regional Boundaries for the Former Soviet Union
DOI10.3334/ORNLDAAC/699
Release date2004-01-07
ProjectRussian Land Cover (RLC)
Time Period1998-08-01 to 1999-08-03

Description

This data set of state and regional boundaries was derived from the 1:3 million scale administrative boundaries (ESRI, 1998) for the land area of the Former Soviet Union. There are 162 administrative regions distinguished in this data set. The vector map of state and regional boundaries for the FSU is in ArcView shapefile format.

Documentation

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Citation

Stone, T.A., and P. Schlesinger. 2003. RLC State and Regional Boundaries for the Former Soviet Union. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/699
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Project

Russian Land Cover (RLC): The Russian Land Cover database consists of land use and land cover satellite-based map products of Russia and of the Former Soviet Union. The GIS products included provide scientists and resource managers with the information needed in the management, characterization, and measurement of Russian forest resources as well as the land use and land cover data needed for Russian land management.

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Companion Files

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  • fsuadm_readme.txt
  • fsuadm_projection.txt
  • RLC_admin_bound.pdf

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDatesCompanion file
fsuadmg.tar.gz 2.0 MB 1998-08-01 - 1999-08-03 fsuadmla.gif
fsuadmla.tar.gz 2.3 MB 1998-08-01 - 1999-08-03

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