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SNOWDATA GeoTIFF Annual First Snow Date


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LCC Network Data Steward(Point of Contact), Arctic Landscape Conservation Cooperative(administrator), Arctic Landscape Conservation Cooperative(Distributor), Glen Liston, PhD(Originator), 2015-07-09(lastUpdate), SNOWDATA GeoTIFF Annual First Snow Date,,,


This dataset includes First Snow Date(fsdt) for northern Alaska in GeoTiff format, covering the years 1980-2012. First Snow Date is defined as day of first snow occurrence during the year(day of simulation). The dataset was generated by the Arctic LCC SNOWDATA: Snow Datasets for Arctic Terrestrial Applications project.The simulation period runs from 1 September – 31 August. “Day-of-simulation” takes the value of “1” on 1 September, “123” on 1 January, and “365” on 31 August. “Day-of-simulation” files should be used for analysis (trend, mean, etc.).The dataset is delivered in the ZIP archive file format. Each year is output in a separate GeoTiff file, where the year is indicated by the filename.Over the last 20 years, under a variety [...]


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Arctic Landscape Conservation Cooperative(Data Owner)


Snow conditions are extremely important to a wide range of hydrologic and ecosystem components and processes, including those related to surface energy and moisture stores and fluxes, vegetation, mammals, birds, and fish. This dataset provides snow data that did not previously exist at the required spatial and temporal resolutions needed by end users, such as scientists, land managers, and policy makers.


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