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Alaska's Changing ArcticEcological Consequences for Tundra, Streams, and Lakes$
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John E. Hobbie and George W. Kling

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199860401

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199860401.001.0001

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Climate and Hydrometeorology of the Toolik Lake Region and the Kuparuk River Basin

Climate and Hydrometeorology of the Toolik Lake Region and the Kuparuk River Basin

Past, Present, and Future

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(p.21) 2 Climate and Hydrometeorology of the Toolik Lake Region and the Kuparuk River Basin
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Alaska's Changing Arctic
Author(s):

Jessica E. Cherry

Stephen J. Déry

Yiwei Cheng

Marc Stieglitz

Amy S. Jacobs

Feifei Pan

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199860401.003.0002

This chapter focuses on the Toolik climate's past, present, and future together with its surroundings within the Kuparuk River Basin. It provides an in-depth analysis of snowfall and snow cover of the KRB by examining the snow-climate interaction in the region. It considers the overall climate pattern of the region during the period 1989–2010, and provides descriptions of measurements and climatology such as solar radiation and thermal regime, precipitation, season length, and wind speed and direction. It also briefly discusses the many unsystematic biased measurement problems that researchers encounter such as unrepresentative gauge siting and other mechanical problems.

Keywords:   Toolik, Kuparuk River Basin, snowfall, snow cover, snow-climate interaction, climatology, solar radiation, thermal regime, precipitation

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