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Historic Average Winter Snowpack, Northern Sierra Nevada California,1971-2000

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Original Data Basin Creation Date
2013-05-08 18:00:00
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2013-06-10 16:11:23

Summary

This dataset is a historic average Winter (December, January, February) snowpack, in northern Sierra Nevada California, for 1971-2000, from the California Basin Characterization Model (BCM) Snowpack: Amount of snow accumulated per month summed annually, or if divided by 12 average monthly snowpack. This is calculated as prior month's snowpack plus snowfall minus sublimation and snow melt. The California Basin Characterization Model (BCM) climate dataset provides historical and projected climate surfaces for the state at a 270 meter resolution. The historical data is based on 4 kilometer PRISM data, and the projected climate surfaces are based on the A2 and B1 scenarios of the PCM and GFDL GCMs. The BCM approach uses a regional water [...]

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Flint, Lorraine E. and Flint, Alan L.
Harvested on Fri May 23 09:36:12 MDT 2014 from Data Basin Service

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UniqueKey Data Basin da1a12bd73e2480bbe6c9a3b167c2740

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