CLIMATE RECONSTRUCTIONS, OPEN-SOURCE CODE, AND TREE-RING DATA


Monthly & seasonal precipitation and runoff reconstructions for 28 West Coast USA watersheds:

Wise, E. K. 2021. West Coast USA Basin-Level Sub-Seasonal Precipitation and Runoff Reconstructions, NOAA, National Centers for Environmental Information, U.S. Department of Commerce, Contribution noaa-recon-32532, https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo-search/study/32532

Original citation:  Wise, E.K.  2021. Sub-Seasonal Tree-Ring Reconstructions for More Comprehensive Climate Records in U.S. West Coast Watersheds. Geophysical Research Letters, 48(2). doi: 10.1029/2020GL091598


Open-source MATLAB code for pre-screening tree-ring chronologies for EVC:

Wise, E. K. and M. P. Dannenberg. 2019. Tree‐ring chronology screening tool for Extreme Value Capture, GitHub software repository, https://github.com/ekwise/TRextremes_prescreen.

Original citation:  Wise, E.K and M.P. Dannenberg. 2019. Climate factors leading to asymmetric extreme capture in the tree‐ring record. Geophysical Research Letters, 46: 3408-3416, doi: 10.1029/2019GL082295.


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:

Wise, E. K. and M. P. Dannenberg. 2017. North America/North Pacific 300 Year Reconstructed Cool-Season Storm Tracks, NOAA, National Centers for Environmental Information, U.S. Department of Commerce, Contribution noaa-recon-22198, 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:

Wise, E.K. 2016. US West Coast 500 Year Gridded Standardized Precipitation Index Reconstruction. NOAA, National Centers for Environmental Information, U.S. Department of Commerce, Contribution noaa-recon-20062, 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:

Wise, E.K. and M.P. Dannenberg. 2015. North America-North Pacific 500 hPa Geopotential Height Reconstruction. NOAA, National Centers for Environmental Information, U.S. Department of Commerce, Contribution #noaa-recon-19103, 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:

Wise, E.K. 2010. Upper Snake River 415 Year Streamflow Reconstructions. IGBP PAGES/World Data Center for Paleoclimatology Data Contribution Series # 2010-134.  NOAA/NCDC Paleoclimatology Program, Boulder CO, USA, 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.