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Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed - Climate (1983-2014)

31 Years of Spatially Distributed Air Temperature, Humidity, Precipitation Amount and Precipitation Phase From a Mountain Catchment in the Rain-snow Transition Zone

Variables:  air temperature, humidity, precipitation,

Date Range:  (1983-10-01 to 2014-10-01)

Dataset Creators/Authors:  Kormos, P., D. Marks, M. Seyfried, S. Havens, A. Hendrick, K. Lohse, M. Maserik and A. Flores

Contact:  Patrick R. Kormos, USDA-ARS-NWRC, http://www.ars.usda.gov/pandp/people/people.htm?personid=50149

Field Area:   Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed

Description
Keywords
Citation
  • Description

    Thirty one years of spatially distributed air temperature, relative humidity, dew point temperature, precipitation amount, and precipitation phase data are presented for the Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed. The data are spatially distributed over a 10m Lidar-derived digital elevation model at an hourly time step using a detrended kriging algorithm. This dataset covers a wide range of weather extremes in a mesoscale basin (237 km2) that encompasses the rain-snow transition zone and should find widespread application in earth science modeling communities. Spatial data allows for a more holistic analysis of basin means and elevation gradients, compared to point data. Files are stored in the NetCDF file format, which allows for easy spatiotemporal averaging and/or subsetting.
  • Keywords

    air temperature, humidity, precipitation, rain-snow transition zone, climate, reynolds creek

  • Citation for This Dataset

    Kormos, Patrick R.; Marks, Danny; Seyfried, Mark; Havens, Scott; Hedrick, Andrew; Lohse, Kathleen A.; Masarik, Matt; and Flores, Alejandro N.. (2016). 31 Years of Spatially Distributed Air Temperature, Humidity, Precipitation Amount and Precipitation Phase From a Mountain Catchment in the Rain-snow Transition Zone [Data set]. Retrieved from http://doi.org/10.18122/B2B59V

    Citation for This Webpage

    Kormos, P., D. Marks, M. Seyfried, S. Havens, A. Hendrick, K. Lohse, M. Maserik and A. Flores (2014). "CZO Dataset: Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed - Climate (1983-2014)." Retrieved 19 Sep 2017, from http://criticalzone.org/national/data/dataset/5292/

Data

Reynolds Creek - 31 Years of Spatially Distributed Air Temperature, Humidity, Precipitation Amount and Precipitation

(k/1/)   Data Level 3,   DOI: http://doi.org/10.18122/B2B59V

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