US Long-Term Ecological Research Network
North Temperate Lakes LTER: Snow and Ice Depth 1982 - current

Abstract

Snow and ice depth are measured during the winter months on the eleven primary lakes (Allequash, Big Muskellunge, Crystal, Sparkling, Trout lakes, unnamed lakes 27-02 [Crystal Bog] and 12-15 [Trout Bog], Fish, Mendota, Monona and Wingra). 10 snow depth measurements are taken in a circle around the sampling location and averaged to single measurement. Sampling Frequency: every 6 weeks during ice-covered season in the north and typically once during the winter in the south. Number of sites: 11.
Dataset ID
34

Data Citation Suggestion

Magnuson, J.J., S.R. Carpenter, and E.H. Stanley. 2021. North Temperate Lakes LTER: Snow and Ice Depth 1982 - current ver 32. Environmental Data Initiative. https://doi.org/10.6073/pasta/37fe50d59485f6bbf4fd956d6f4bf8c5. Accessed 2021-09-18.

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North Temperate Lakes LTER: Snow and Ice Depth