Glacier National Park Summer Drought Reconstruction
Entry ID: NOAA_NCDC_PALEO_2006-008

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Summary
Abstract: This data set consists of a reconstruction of summer drought based on tree-ring
chronologies in Glacier National Park. Reconstructed parameter is Mean Summer
Deficit (precipitation - potential evapotranspiration [Thornthwaite, 1948] for
June-August) at Kalispell, Montana on the boundary of Glacier National Park.

Abstract
Instrumental climate records suggest that summer precipitation and ... View entire text
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Caption:  GNP drought reconstruction
Description:  Mean centered reconstructed smoothed with a 10 yr cubic spline 1540-2000.
From: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/pubs/pederson2006/pederson2006.html

 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 48.2   S: 48.2   E: -114.31   W: -114.31

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Pederson, G.T., S.T. Gray, D.B. Fagre, and L.J. Graumlich
Dataset Title: Glacier National Park Summer Drought Reconstruction
Dataset Series Name: IGBP PAGES/WDCA CONTRIBUTION SERIES NUMBER: 2006-008
Dataset Release Date: February 2006
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: IGBP PAGES/World Data Center for Paleoclimatology
Other Citation Details: NOAA/NCDC Paleoclimatology Program
Online Resource: ftp://ftp.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/data/paleo/treering/reconstructions/mon...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1540-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-12-31
Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 500 ybp
Paleo Stop Date: 0 ybp
Chrono Unit:
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: annual
Temporal Resolution Range: Annual
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
World Data Center for Paleoclimatology, Boulder Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/

Data Center Personnel
Name: WDC/PALEOCLIMATOLOGY, BOULDER
Phone: +1 (303) 497-6160
Fax: +1 (303) 497-6513
Email: paleo at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
World Data Center for Paleoclimatology
NOAA/NCDC Code E/GCx3
325 Broadway
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80303
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: online ftp
Distribution Format: ascii
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: gpederson at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
Big Sky Institute
Montana State University
City: Bozeman
Province or State: MT
Postal Code: 59717
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Pederson, G.T., S.T. Gray, D.B. Fagre, and L.J. Graumlich. 2006.
Long-Duration Drought Variability and Impacts on Ecosystem Services: A Case
Study from Glacier National Park, Montana. Earth Interactions, Volume 10,
Paper 4, January 2006.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-03-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-03-13
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