Articles | Volume 14, issue 5
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 2279–2301, 2022

Special issue: Extreme environment datasets for the three poles

Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 2279–2301, 2022
Data description paper
13 May 2022
Data description paper | 13 May 2022

High-resolution bathymetry models for the Lena Delta and Kolyma Gulf coastal zones

Matthias Fuchs et al.

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We created digital, high-resolution bathymetry data sets for the Lena Delta and Kolyma Gulf regions in northeastern Siberia. Based on nautical charts, we digitized depth points and isobath lines, which serve as an input for a 50 m bathymetry model. The benefit of this data set is the accurate mapping of near-shore areas as well as the offshore continuation of the main deep river channels. This will improve the estimation of river outflow and the nutrient flux output into the coastal zone.