Operational river discharge monitoring is declining in both North America and Eurasia. This problem is especially severe in the Far East of Siberia and the province of Ontario, where 73% and 67% of river gauges were closed between 1986 and 1999, respectively. These reductions will greatly affect our ability to study variations in and alterations to the pan‐Arctic hydrological cycle.
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EOS Transactions, American Geophysical Union
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Shiklomanov A.I., R.B. Lammers, C.J. Vorosmarty (2002) Widespread Decline in Hydrological Monitoring Threatens Pan-Arctic Research, EOS Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 83, no. 2 (January 8, 2002), pages 13-17.
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