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Title: Trends in April Snowpack in the Western United States, 1955-2016
Abstract: This point dataset represents changes in April 1 snowpack throughout the western United States since 1955. Data come from approximately 700 permanent measuring stations overseen by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service Water and Climate Center and the California Department of Water Resources. Data were analyzed by Mote et al. at Oregon State University. Blue circles represent increased snowpack; red circles represent a decrease. For more information: www.epa.gov/climatechange/science/indicators
Purpose: These data were created to be used for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Climate Change Indicators in the United States.
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Resource(Server) URL: https://www.epa.gov/climatechange
Download URL: https://geodata.epa.gov/arcgis/rest/services/OAR_OAP/Snowpack/MapServer
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Publication Date: 20160802
Progress: Completed
Frequency: annually
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Begin Date: 19550101
End Date: 20160101
Currentness: Publication date
Open/Close section Spatial Domain
West Bounding Longitude: -123.560000
East Bounding Longitude: -105.200000
North Bounding Latitude: 48.960000
South Bounding Latitude: 33.920000
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License http://edg.epa.gov/EPA_Data_License.html
Access: None
Use: None. Please check sources, scale, accuracy, currency and other available information. Please confirm that you are using the most recent copy of both data and metadata. Acknowledgement of the EPA would be appreciated.
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Theme Topics: Climate
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Originator: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Organization: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Air and Radiation
Person: Michael Kolian
Email: kolian.michael@epa.gov
Address Type: mailing and physical address
City: Washington
State: DC
Postal Code: 20460
Telephone: (202) 343-9261
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Metadata Date Stamp: 2016-07-29
Metadata Standard Name: FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata Standard Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
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