Articles | Volume 25, issue 5
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 2513–2541, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-2513-2021

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Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 2513–2541, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-2513-2021

Research article 18 May 2021

Research article | 18 May 2021

The spatial extent of hydrological and landscape changes across the mountains and prairies of Canada in the Mackenzie and Nelson River basins based on data from a warm-season time window

Paul H. Whitfield et al.

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Using only warm season streamflow records, regime and change classifications were produced for ~ 400 watersheds in the Nelson and Mackenzie River basins, and trends in water storage and vegetation were detected from satellite imagery. Three areas show consistent changes: north of 60° (increased streamflow and basin greenness), in the western Boreal Plains (decreased streamflow and basin greenness), and across the Prairies (three different patterns of increased streamflow and basin wetness).