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Zhijian Wang28 October 2015

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Query Results for Alsek Basin

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The tables below contain data for the entire basin of interest. On the map, each basin is divided into "basin-country" polygons, with each polygon being represented by a single row in the tables below. A highlighted row indicates the specific basin-country polygon that you clicked on the map.
map_minus.png    Climate

This table contains data for all of the Climate Zone Subtypes found within:
   Basin: Alsek
   Country: United States of America

Climate Zone Type Code Climate Zone Type Climate Zone Subtype Code Climate Zone Subtype Area of Subtype in Country (sq km) Percent of Country in Subtype
D Cold Dfc Cold, snowy climate, year round ppt, short, cool summer, warmest temps > 10 C 2,000 100
E Polar EF Year round frost 0 0
E Polar ET Tundra climate 0 0

Citations:

FAO-SDRN Agrometeorology Group (1997). FAO's Environment and Natural Resources Service (SDRN) global climate maps series, United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization SDRN Agrometeorology Group.http://www.fao.org/sd/eidirect/CLIMATE/EIsp0001.htm

map_minus.png    Dams
Basin Name Country Code Area (sq km) Number of Dams Dam Density (dams/sq km)
Alsek Canada ALSK_CAN 26,535 0 0
Alsek United States of America ALSK_USA 1,991 0 0
Basin-wide: 28,526 0 0

Citations:

World Water Development Report II. Data Download page at http://wwdrii.sr.unh.edu/download.html

ICOLD. 1984, 1988. World Register of Dams. 1984 full edition and 1988 updating. International Commission on Large Dams, Paris.

International Water Power and Dam Construction. 1994. Handbook. Reed Business Publishing. Sutton, Surrey, U.K. 224 p.

International Water Power and Dam Construction. 1989. The World's Major Dams and Hydro Plants. Global map. Reed Business Publishing, Sutton, Surrey.

Vörösmarty, C. J., K. P. Sharma, B. M. Fekete, A. H. Copeland, J. Holden, J. Marble and J. A. Lough. The Storage and aging of continental runoff in large reservoir systems of the world, AMBIO, 26 (4): 210-219.

Vörösmarty, C.J., M. Meybeck, B. Fekete, K. Sharma, P. Green, and J. Syvitski. 2003. Anthropogenic sediment retention: Major global-scale impact from the population of registered impoundments. Global and Planetary Change 39: 169-190.

map_minus.png    Discharge
Basin Name Country Code Area (sq km) Discharge (cubic km/yr)
Alsek Canada ALSK_CAN 26,535 200
Alsek United States of America ALSK_USA 1,991 0
Basin-wide: 28,526 200

Citations:

Discharge calculated by TFDD staff using data from:

Fekete, B., C.J. Vorosmarty, and W. Grabs (2000). UNH/GRDC Composite Runoff Fields V 1.0. Available athttp://www.grdc.sr.unh.edu

map_minus.png    Irrigation
Basin Name Country Code Area (sq km) Irrigated Area (sq km) Percent Irrigated
Alsek Canada ALSK_CAN 26,535 0 0.00
Alsek United States of America ALSK_USA 1,991 0 0.00
Basin-wide: 28,526 0 0.00

Citations:

Döll, P., Siebert, S.(1999): A digital global map of irrigated areas. Kassel World Water Series 1, Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, Germany, 23 pp + Appendix. Available at http://wwdrii.sr.unh.edu/download.html

map_minus.png    Landcover

This table contains data for all of the Landcover Types found within:
   Basin: Alsek
   Country: United States of America

Landcover Type Area of Landcover Type in Country (sq km) Percent of Country in Landcover Type
Mixed Shrubland/Grassland 80 3.78
Deciduous Broadleaf Forest 5 0.24
Mixed Forest 120 5.67
Mixed Forest 120 5.67
Deciduous Broadleaf Forest 5 0.24
Barren or Sparsely Vegetated 150 7.09
Wooded Tundra 510 24.11
Snow or Ice 1,125 53.19

Citations:

USGS-EROS Global 1km Grid GLOBAL LAND COVER CHARACTERISTICS DATA BASE (AVHRR 1km data from April 1992-March 1993). Available at http://edc2.usgs.gov/1KM

map_minus.png    Population
Basin Name Country Code Area (sq km) Population Population Density (persons/sq km)
Alsek Canada ALSK_CAN 26,535 670 0.03
Alsek United States of America ALSK_USA 1,991 0 0.00
Basin-wide: 28,526 670 0.02

Citations:

Oak Ridge National Labrotory (2008). LANDSCAN 2007 Global Population Dataset. Available at http://www.ornl.gov/sci/landscan

map_minus.png    Projects
Basin Name Country Code Area (sq km) Number of Projects
Alsek Canada ALSK_CAN 26,535 1
Alsek United States of America ALSK_USA 1,991 1
Basin-wide: 28,526 2

Citations:

Values calculated by TFDD staff.

map_minus.png    RBOs
Basin Name Country Code Area (sq km) Number of RBOs
Alsek Canada ALSK_CAN 26,535 3
Alsek United States of America ALSK_USA 1,991 3
Basin-wide: 28,526 6

Citations:

Values calculated by TFDD staff.

map_minus.png    Runoff
Basin Name Country Code Area (sq km) Runoff (mm/yr)
Alsek Canada ALSK_CAN 26,535 6,488
Alsek United States of America ALSK_USA 1,991 0
Basin-wide: 28,526 6,488

Citations:

Fekete, B.,C.J. Vorosmarty , and W. Grabs (2000). UNH/GRDC Composite Runoff Fields V 1.0. Available athttp://www.grdc.sr.unh.edu

map_minus.png    Tenders
Basin Name Country Code Area (sq km) Number of Tenders
Alsek Canada ALSK_CAN 26,535 0
Alsek United States of America ALSK_USA 1,991 0
Basin-wide: 28,526 0

Citations:

Values calculated by TFDD staff.

map_minus.png    Treaties
Basin Name Country Code Area (sq km) Number of Treaties
Alsek Canada ALSK_CAN 26,535 0
Alsek United States of America ALSK_USA 1,991 0
Basin-wide: 28,526 0

Citations:

Values calculated by TFDD staff.

map_minus.png    Water Stress
Basin Name Country Code Area (sq km) Water Stress (cubic m/person/yr)
Alsek Canada ALSK_CAN 26,535 258,000
Alsek United States of America ALSK_USA 1,991 0

Citations:

Runoff-Fekete, B.,C.J. Vorosmarty , and W. Grabs (2000). UNH/GRDC Composite Runoff Fields V 1.0. Available athttp://www.grdc.sr.unh.edu

Oak Ridge National Labrotory (2008). LANDSCAN 2007 Global Population Dataset. Available at http://www.ornl.gov/sci/landscan

Discharge calculated by TFDD staff.

Basin delineation: Wolf, A.T., Natharius, J.A., et al. (1999)
Data taken from global datasets and are for comparative purposes only.
Data are not accurate for individual basins less than 25,000 sq. km.

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