Water and Environmental Research Center - UAF
Bullen Hydrology Project - WERC
This project, funded by the State of Alaska through the Department of Natural Resources (AKDNR), ended in July of 2010. The purpose of the project was to investigate the hydrology in the coastal plain region from the Sagavanirktok River toward Bullen Point.
This is a data-sparse region; issues such as breakup timing, prediction of flood events, estimating potential recharge and impacts of water use from lakes and gravel pits require a better understanding of water resources in the area. It is also important to develop an understanding of how the related watersheds function relative to the Kuparuk River Watershed, which has the longest-term data on the North Slope and has the greatest potential for serving as an index watershed. Developing this understanding will help better define the risks associated with hydrologic variability and climate change impacts in areas with no historical hydrologic information.
Includes Accomplishment Creek, Ribdon, Juniper, Sag-ivishak, Upper Kad, Kavik, Lower Kad, Bullen, Ribdon, Franklin Bluff Repeater, Kadleroshilik, Shaviovik, and No Name River meteorological stations.
The Bullen Point web page (see below) will take you to project reports, archived hydro-meteorological data collected from eight weather stations and three river gauging stations, regional hydrology references, and project staff contact information (see map under preview tab). A final project report will be posted soon.
Data and Resources
Start Date: 2006/01/01
End Date: 2009/12/31
Data Types: Database