Articles | Volume 11, issue 3
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 1463–1481, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-1463-2019

Special issue: Hydrometeorological data from mountain and alpine research...

Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 1463–1481, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-1463-2019

Review article 30 Sep 2019

Review article | 30 Sep 2019

Djankuat glacier station in the North Caucasus, Russia: a database of glaciological, hydrological, and meteorological observations and stable isotope sampling results during 2007–2017

Ekaterina P. Rets et al.

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Glaciological, hydrological, meteorological observations and isotopes sampling results during 2007-2017 at Djankuat Glacier Station in the North Caucasus, Russia E. Rets, V. Popovnin, P. Toropov, A. Smirnov, I. Tokarev, N. Budantseva, Y. Vasil'chuk, M. Kireeva, A. Ekaykin, A. Veres, A. Aleynikov, N. Frolova, A. Tsyplenkov, A. Polukhov, S. Chalov, M. Aleshina, and E. Kornilova https://doi.pangaea.de/10.1594/PANGAEA.894807

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As climate change completely restructures hydrological processes and ecosystems in alpine areas, monitoring is fundamental to adaptation. Here we present a database on more than 10 years of hydrometeorological monitoring at the Djankuat station in the North Caucasus, which is one of 30 unique world reference sites with annual mass balance series longer than 50 years. We hope it will be useful for scientists studying various aspects of hydrological processes in mountain areas.