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.
air temperature, humidity, precipitation, rain-snow transition zone, climate, reynolds creek
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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
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P. Kormos; D. Marks; M. Seyfried; S. Havens; A. Hendrick; K. Lohse; M. Maserik; A. Flores (2014). "CZO Dataset: Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed - Climate, GIS/Map Data (1983-2014) - Temperature, Humidity, Precip Amount & Phase." Retrieved 20 Jan 2020, from http://criticalzone.org/national/data/dataset/5292/
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