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Alaska Climate Reference Network (AKCRN). U.S. Dept. of Commerce National Oceanic & Atmospheric Admin. (NOAA) Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research Air Resources Laboratory Atmospheric Turbulence and Diffusion Division 456 S. Illinois Ave Oak Ridge, TN 37830 (865) 576-1233

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Alaska Climate Reference Network

(AKCRN)

U.S. Dept. of Commerce

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Admin. (NOAA)

Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research

Air Resources Laboratory

Atmospheric Turbulence and Diffusion Division

456 S. Illinois Ave

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

(865) 576-1233

(865) 576-1327(fax)

  • http://www.atdd.noaa.gov/



Alaska Climate Reference Network

The primary goal of the USCRN is to provide future long-term homogeneous observations of temperature and precipitation that can be coupled to long-term historical observations for the detection and attribution of present and future climate change.

The Alaska portion of the network is critical to .







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Alaska Climate Reference Network

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In a few places, this is not possible due to being on surface rock. We have work arounds.








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Alaska Climate Reference Network

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