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Yukon River streamflow response to seasonal snow cover changes

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2009

Citation

Yang, Daqing, Zhao, Yuanyuan, Armstrong, Richard, and Robinson, David, 2009, Yukon River streamflow response to seasonal snow cover changes: Hydrological Processes, v. 23, no. 1, p. 109-121.

Summary

We used remotely sensed weekly snow water equivalent (SWE) and snow cover extent (SCE) data to investigate streamflow response to seasonal snowcover change over the Yukon watershed. We quantified the seasonal cycles and variations of snowcover (both SWE and SCE) and river streamflow, and identified a clear correspondence of river discharge to seasonal snowcover change. We also examined and compared the weekly mean streamflow with the weekly basin SWE and SCE. The results revealed a strong relation between the streamflow and snowcover change during the spring melt season. This relationship provides a practical procedure of using remotely sensed snowcover information for snowmelt runoff estimation over the large northern watersheds. [...]

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3397 record import test
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NWBLCC-20160406.xml

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DOI http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 10.1002/hyp.7216
ISSN http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 0885-6087, 0885-6087

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