Winter snowfall and number of snow covered days — Research Context

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Historical snowfall records compiled from the Gull Lake Biological Station COOP (#203504) National Weather Observatory station:

This datatable is part of the Snow manipulation experiment, effect on soil trace gas production dataset.

This dataset contains data from Leilei Ruan’s thesis work focused the effect of winter thaws and snow cover on soil N2O fluxes.


Experiment: Research Context
Data available from: January 1950 to January 2013
Dataset: KBS119
Datatable ID: KBS119-002.98
Repository link:
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Last Updated 2023-10-24
Variate Description Units
year the year the winter ended
precip as snow the amount of precipitation as snow for the year
days with snow cover the number of days that ground was covered with snow
daily air temp c average temperature between December 1st to March 31st

Data Excerpt

year precip_as_snow_mm days_with_snow_cover daily_air_temperature_c
1950 983.0 54 -1.3
1951 988.1 68 -2.6
1952 1516.4 61 -1.8
1953 416.6 26 0.0
1954 1031.2 66 -0.8
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