This digital collection includes presentations, in English and Mongolian, given at the Building Resilience of Mongolian Rangelands conference held in 2015 for the topic: Climate Change and Hydrology.

Recent Submissions

  • Spatial changes in climate across Mongolia 

    Author(s):Venable, Niah B. H.; Fassnacht, Steven R.; Hendricks, Alyssa D.
    Date Issued:2015-06
    Format:born digital; proceedings (reports)
    Previous research using meteorological station data suggests that temperatures and precipitation have been changing more across the semi-arid and arid country of Mongolia than in many other locations across the globe. We ...
  • How unusual was the 21st century drought in Mongolia?: placing recent extremes in an 1100-year context 

    Author(s):Hessl, Amy E.; Pederson, Neil; Byambasuran, Oyunsanaa; Anchukaitis, Kevin; Leland, Caroline
    Date Issued:2015-06
    Format:born digital; proceedings (reports)
    Understanding the connections between climate, ecosystems, and society during historical and modern climate transitions requires annual resolution records with high fidelity climate signals. In the 21st century, Mongolia ...
  • Earlywood, latewood, and adjusted latewood correlations to precipitation: a test case from the Khangai Mountains, Mongolia 

    Author(s):Wolf, J. Marshall; Venable, Niah B. H.
    Date Issued:2015-06
    Format:born digital; proceedings (reports)
    The Khangai Mountains of central Mongolia provide important ecosystem services to the surrounding region as the headwaters for a number of river systems and critical pasture for the animal herds of nomadic pastoralists. ...
  • Characterizing environmental low flows in terms of magnitude, duration and frequency 

    Author(s):Kenner, Scott J.; Nergui, Soninkhishig; Sodnom, Tumurchudur; Khurelbaatar, Tsogzolmaa
    Date Issued:2015-06
    Format:born digital; proceedings (reports)
    Increased water demand has led to the need for development of water resources in Mongolia. With the Mongolian government implementation of integrated water resources management approach, assessing environmental flow ...
  • Journey down the Tuin: the hydraulics of an internal draining river from the Khangai Mountains to the Gobi Desert, A 

    Author(s):Fassnacht, Steven R.; Venable, Niah B. H.; Odgarav, Jigjsuren; Sukhbaatar, Jaminkhuyag; Adyabadam, Gelegpil
    Date Issued:2015-06
    Format:born digital; proceedings (reports)
    River systems flowing through semi-arid and arid regions provide critical ecosystem services for inhabitants of these areas. In remote and/or difficult to access areas away from population centers, few direct measurements ...