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  • Wendy Loya
    Arctic LCC Coordinator

    U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
    1011 East Tudor Road
    Anchorage, Alaska 99503
    (907) 786-3532
  • Paul Leonard
    Arctic LCC Science Coordinator

    U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
    101 12th Avenue, Rm. 216
    Fairbanks, Alaska 99701
    (907) 456-0445
  • Josh Bradley
    Arctic LCC Data Manager

    U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
    101 12th Avenue, Rm. 216
    Fairbanks, Alaska 99701
    (907) 455-1847

Hydroclimatological data rescue, data inventory, network analysis, and data distribution

Project Summary
Fact Sheet HydroClimate Data Rescue FactsheetAdobe Acrobat PDF file - 778 KB
Project CodeALCC2010-04
Project Lead(s) University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Water and Environmental Research Center
DescriptionWater availability, distribution, quality and quantity are critical habitat elements for fish and other water-dependent species. Furthermore, the availability of water is also a pre-requisite for a number of human activities. The density of weather and hydrology observation sites on the North Slope is orders of magnitude less than in other parts of the U.S., making it difficult to document hydrologic trends and develop accurate predictive models where water is a key input. The information that does exist is scattered among many entities, and varies in format. This multi-year data rescue effort project brings together these scarce and scattered hydrology data sets, including high-priority datasets held by the Bureau of Land Management, and places them under one data structure and location. Once assembled, these data will serve as the basis for designing a North Slope Hydrologic Observation Network and will be made available to the general public through the project website.
Contributing Partner(s) Bureau of Land Management
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
LCC Funding$104,515.00
Partner Funding$343,000.00
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