Slope

This layer represents slope (units=degrees) calculated from elevation data obtained from the PRISM climate group, distributed by Climate Source. From personal communication with Wanye Gibson, it was "based off of GTOPO30 data, and then Barnes filtered to the desired resolution"

Wayne Gibson
PRISM Group
Northwest Alliance for Computational Science & Engineering (NACSE)
2000 Kelley Engineering Center
Oregon State University
Corvallis, Oregon, 97331-5501
Oregon State University
Voice: (541) 737-2531

http://www.prism.oregonstate.edu/
http://www.climatesource.com/
http://www1.gsi.go.jp/geowww/globalmap-gsi/gtopo30/gtopo30.html

SNAP resampled the 2km elevation product to the 1km model resolution by bilinear interpolation, and then calculated slope.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Spatial resolution

1000 meters

Credits

The following people worked on producing this data set:

  • Michael Lindgren
  • Tom Kurkowski
  • This research is funded by the Arctic Landscape Conservation Cooperative, Western Alaska Landscape Conservation Cooperative, and Northwest Boreal Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCCs) and the Alaska Climate Science Center.
Field Value
Source http://data.snap.uaf.edu/data/IEM/Inputs/ancillary/slope/
Maintainer Tom Kurkowski
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