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Development of pan-Arctic database for river chemistry

January 1, 2008

More than 10% of all continental runoff flows into the Arctic Ocean. This runoff is a dominant feature of the Arctic Ocean with respect to water column structure and circulation. Yet understanding of the chemical characteristics of runoff from the pan-Arctic watershed is surprisingly limited. The Pan- Arctic River Transport of Nutrients, Organic Matter, and Suspended Sediments ( PARTNERS) project was initiated in 2002 to help remedy this deficit, and an extraordinary data set has emerged over the past few years as a result of the effort. This data set is publicly available through the Cooperative Arctic Data and Information Service (CADIS) of the Arctic Observing Network (AON). Details about data access are provided below.

Publication Year 2008
Title Development of pan-Arctic database for river chemistry
DOI 10.1029/2008EO240001
Authors J.W. McClelland, R.M. Holmes, B. J. Peterson, R. Amon, T. Brabets, L. Cooper, J. Gibson, V.V. Gordeev, C. Guay, D. Milburn, R. Staples, P.A. Raymond, I. Shiklomanov, Robert G. Striegl, A. Zhulidov, T. Gurtovaya, S. Zimov
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union
Index ID 70009710
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse