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Calculations of BioLake climate data

July 11, 2023

Climate data allow people to examine species distributions and possible distributions.
This script takes ERA5-Land climate estimates ( for precipitation and lake temperature and processes them to create summary climate layers for use with biological organisms in lakes. This code could be modified to use a different subset of years.

Publication Year 2023
Title Calculations of BioLake climate data
DOI 10.5066/P9X2XEZL
Authors Ryan C Burner, Richard A Erickson
Product Type Software Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center