Water, ecosystem, cryosphere, and climate data from the interior of Western Canada and other cold regions
Water, ecosystem, cryosphere, and climate data from the interior of Western Canada and other cold regions
Editor(s): C. DeBeer, W. D. Helgason, and P. Marsh

The Changing Cold Regions Network (CCRN) aims to understand, diagnose, and predict interactions amongst the cryospheric, ecological, hydrological, and climatic components of the changing Earth system at multiple scales with a geographic focus on Western Canada's rapidly changing cold interior. Across this region CCRN members operate a set of long-term water, ecosystem, cryosphere, and climate (WECC) observatories with data sets often spanning several decades. With this ESSD special issue, the Canadian network promotes the establishment, long-term maintenance, validation, description, accessibility, and distribution of high-quality cold-region data sets through a coordinated publication effort.

The special issue is open to all submissions within its scope and welcomes related observational and model data sets from cold-region observatories around the world.

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16 Jun 2021
Hydrometeorological, glaciological and geospatial research data from the Peyto Glacier Research Basin in the Canadian Rockies
Dhiraj Pradhananga, John W. Pomeroy, Caroline Aubry-Wake, D. Scott Munro, Joseph Shea, Michael N. Demuth, Nammy Hang Kirat, Brian Menounos, and Kriti Mukherjee
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 2875–2894, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-2875-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-2875-2021, 2021
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19 Mar 2020
High-resolution meteorological forcing data for hydrological modelling and climate change impact analysis in the Mackenzie River Basin
Zilefac Elvis Asong, Mohamed Ezzat Elshamy, Daniel Princz, Howard Simon Wheater, John Willard Pomeroy, Alain Pietroniro, and Alex Cannon
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 629–645, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-629-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-629-2020, 2020
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05 Feb 2020
Paleo-hydrologic reconstruction of 400 years of past flows at a weekly time step for major rivers of Western Canada
Andrew R. Slaughter and Saman Razavi
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 231–243, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-231-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-231-2020, 2020
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09 Sep 2019
Fifty years of recorded hillslope runoff on seasonally frozen ground: the Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada, dataset
Anna E. Coles, Jeffrey J. McDonnell, and Brian G. McConkey
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 1375–1383, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-1375-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-1375-2019, 2019
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30 Aug 2019
The Environment and Climate Change Canada solid precipitation intercomparison data from Bratt's Lake and Caribou Creek, Saskatchewan
Craig D. Smith, Daqing Yang, Amber Ross, and Alan Barr
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 1337–1347, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-1337-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-1337-2019, 2019
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11 Jun 2019
An 11-year (2007–2017) soil moisture and precipitation dataset from the Kenaston Network in the Brightwater Creek basin, Saskatchewan, Canada
Erica Tetlock, Brenda Toth, Aaron Berg, Tracy Rowlandson, and Jaison Thomas Ambadan
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 787–796, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-787-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-787-2019, 2019
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26 Apr 2019
Meteorological, soil moisture, surface water, and groundwater data from the St. Denis National Wildlife Area, Saskatchewan, Canada
Edward K. P. Bam, Rosa Brannen, Sujata Budhathoki, Andrew M. Ireson, Chris Spence, and Garth van der Kamp
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 553–563, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-553-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-553-2019, 2019
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22 Jan 2019
Lake O'Hara alpine hydrological observatory: hydrological and meteorological dataset, 2004–2017
Jesse He and Masaki Hayashi
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 111–117, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-111-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-111-2019, 2019
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16 Jan 2019
A long-term hydrometeorological dataset (1993–2014) of a northern mountain basin: Wolf Creek Research Basin, Yukon Territory, Canada
Kabir Rasouli, John W. Pomeroy, J. Richard Janowicz, Tyler J. Williams, and Sean K. Carey
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 89–100, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-89-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-89-2019, 2019
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09 Jan 2019
Daily measurements of near-surface humidity from a mesonet in the foothills of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, 2005–2010
Wendy H. Wood, Shawn J. Marshall, and Shannon E. Fargey
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 23–34, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-23-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-23-2019, 2019
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21 Dec 2018
A synthesis dataset of permafrost-affected soil thermal conditions for Alaska, USA
Kang Wang, Elchin Jafarov, Irina Overeem, Vladimir Romanovsky, Kevin Schaefer, Gary Clow, Frank Urban, William Cable, Mark Piper, Christopher Schwalm, Tingjun Zhang, Alexander Kholodov, Pamela Sousanes, Michael Loso, and Kenneth Hill
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 2311–2328, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-2311-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-2311-2018, 2018
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10 Apr 2019
Hydrometeorological data from Marmot Creek Research Basin, Canadian Rockies
Xing Fang, John W. Pomeroy, Chris M. DeBeer, Phillip Harder, and Evan Siemens
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 455–471, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-455-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-455-2019, 2019
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01 Oct 2018
Hydrometeorological data from Baker Creek Research Watershed, Northwest Territories, Canada
Christopher Spence and Newell Hedstrom
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 1753–1767, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-1753-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-1753-2018, 2018
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22 Mar 2018
Daily temperature records from a mesonet in the foothills of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, 2005–2010
Wendy H. Wood, Shawn J. Marshall, Terri L. Whitehead, and Shannon E. Fargey
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 595–607, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-595-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-595-2018, 2018
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