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Observed and Projected Changes in Air Temperature and Precipitation, Kenai, Alaska and observed changes in discharge in the Kenai River

Observed and projected changes in (A) air temperature and (B) precipitation at the city of Kenai and (C) observed changes in discharge in the Kenai River at town of Cooper Landing. Observed data from National Weather Service (air temperature and precipitation) and U.S. Geological Survey (discharge). Climate projections from Scenarios Network for Alaska and Arctic Planning (2016). Intermediate emissions scenario (RCP 6.0) shown.

For more information, please see the following journal article: Schoen et al. 2017. Fisheries. “Future of Pacific Salmon in the Face of Environmental Change: Lessons from One of the World’s Remaining Productive Salmon Regions.

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    Download :: Observed and Projected Changes in Air Temperature and Precipitation, Kenai, Alaska

    Figure 4_Climate and hydro change.pdf (6.61 KB)

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    Download :: Kenai, Alaska Weather Records 1899-2015

    kenaiWxDaily.dat (2.97 MB)

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    Download :: Kenai, Alaska Monthly Precipitation 1899-2015

    kenaiMonthlyPrecip.csv (9.05 KB)

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    Download :: Kenai, Alaska Temperature and Precipitation Projections 2010-2099

    Kenai_StudyArea_Decadal_TempPrecip_AllRCPs.csv (10.1 KB)

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    Download :: Cooper Landing, Alaska DIscharge in the Kenai River, 1947-2016

    hydroCooper.csv (898 KB)

Status: Complete
Type: Data
Data Types: Database, Image
Primary Contacts
Name: Erik Schoen
Title: Post-Doctorate Researcher
Email: eschoen@alaska.edu
Other Contacts
Name: Sveta Stuefer
Title: Hydrological Modeling - Assistant Professor, UAF
Email: sveta.stuefer@alaska.edu
Name: Mark Wipfli
Title: Professor of Freshwater Ecology, UAF
Email: mwipfli@alaska.edu
Primary Organizations
Type
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Academic

Funding Organization
Type
National Science Foundation
Federal

Other Organizations
US Geological Survey, EPSCoR - Alaska Adapting to Changing Environments

Regions
Alaska, Kenai Peninsula, Southcentral

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Alaska EPSCoR Southcentral Test Case

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Alaska EPSCoR Data Portal

Direct Record Link
http://southcentral.epscor.alaska.edu/catalog/entries/8794-observed-and-projected-changes-in-air-temperatu