CLIMATE RECONSTRUCTIONS AND TREE-RING DATA

Upper Missouri River Basin tree-ring chronologies and reconstructed streamflows

Martin, J.T.; Pederson, G.T.; Woodhouse, C.A.; Cook, E.R.; McCabe, G.J.; Wise, E.K.; Erger, P.; Dolan, L.; McGuire, M.; Gangopadhyay, S.; Chase, K.; Littell, J.S.; Gray, S.T.; St. George, S.; Friedman, J.; Sauchyn, D.J.; St. Jacques, J.-M.; King, J.C. 2019. Upper Missouri River Basin 1,200 Year Streamflow Reconstructions. Contribution noaa-recon-26831 https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo-search/study/26831

Martin, J.T., Pederson, G.T., Woodhouse, C.A., Cook, E.R., McCabe, G.J., Wise, E.K., Erger, P., Dolan, L., McGuire, M., Gangopadhyay, S., Chase, K., Littell, J.S., Gray, S.T., St. George, S., Friedman, J., Sauchyn, D., St. Jacques, J., and King, J., 2019, A network of 31 Upper Missouri River Basin naturalized water-year (Oct-Sep) streamflow reconstructions spanning years 800-1998 CE: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9FC7ILX.

Original citation:  Martin, J., G.T. Pederson C.A. Woodhouse, E.R. Cook, G. McCabe, E.K. Wise, P.J. Erger, L.S. Dolan, M. McGuire, S. Gangopadhyay, K.J. Chase, J.S. Littell, S.T. Gray, S. St. George, J.M. Friedman, D.J. Sauchyn, J. St. Jacques, and J.C. King. 2019. 1200 years of Upper Missouri River streamflow reconstructed from tree rings. Quaternary Science Reviews, 224, doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.105971.

North Pacific storm track reconstruction:

https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo-search/study/22198

Tree-ring chronologies developed for this study are sites WA136-WA142 in the International Tree-Ring Databank.

Original citation:  E.K. Wise and M.P. Dannenberg. 2017. Reconstructed storm tracks reveal three centuries of changing moisture delivery to North America. Science Advances, 3 (6), e1602263, doi:10.1126/sciadv.1602263.

Oct-Mar Standardized Precipitation Index (SPI) gridded reconstruction:

https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/study/20062

Original citation:  Wise, E.K. 2016. Five centuries of U.S. West Coast drought: Occurrence, spatial distribution, and associated atmospheric circulation patternsGeophysical Research Letters, 43, doi:10.1002/2016GL068487.

500hPa geopotential height gridded reconstructions:

https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/study/19103

Original citation:  Wise, E.K. and M.P. Dannenberg. 2014. Persistence of pressure patterns over North America and the North Pacific since AD 1500. Nature Communications, 5:4912, doi: 10.1038/ncomms5912

Snake River streamflow reconstructions:

http://www.treeflow.info/pacific-northwest (recommended — provides more context and background)

also available from: https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/study/9890

Original citation:  Wise, E.K. 2010.  Tree ring record of streamflow and drought in the upper Snake River. Water Resources Research 46 (W11529): doi:10.1029/2010WR009282.