Warming effects on the urban hydrology in cold climate regions

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Järvi, L.
dc.contributor.author Grimmond, C. S.B.
dc.contributor.author McFadden, J. P.
dc.contributor.author Christen, A.
dc.contributor.author Strachan, I. B.
dc.contributor.author Taka, M.
dc.contributor.author Warsta, L.
dc.contributor.author Heimann, M.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-10-15T20:40:16Z
dc.date.available 2017-10-15T20:40:16Z
dc.date.issued 2017-12-01
dc.identifier.citation Järvi , L , Grimmond , C S B , McFadden , J P , Christen , A , Strachan , I B , Taka , M , Warsta , L & Heimann , M 2017 , ' Warming effects on the urban hydrology in cold climate regions ' Scientific Reports , vol 7 , no. 1 , 5833 . DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-05733-y en
dc.identifier.issn 2045-2322
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dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/28232
dc.description.abstract While approximately 338 million people in the Northern hemisphere live in regions that are regularly snow covered in winter, there is little hydro-climatologic knowledge in the cities impacted by snow. Using observations and modelling we have evaluated the energy and water exchanges of four cities that are exposed to wintertime snow. We show that the presence of snow critically changes the impact that city design has on the local-scale hydrology and climate. After snow melt, the cities return to being strongly controlled by the proportion of built and vegetated surfaces. However in winter, the presence of snow masks the influence of the built and vegetated fractions. We show how inter-year variability of wintertime temperature can modify this effect of snow. With increasing temperatures, these cities could be pushed towards very different partitioning between runoff and evapotranspiration. We derive the dependency of wintertime runoff on this warming effect in combination with the effect of urban densification. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Scientific Reports en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Volume 7, issue 1 en
dc.rights openAccess en
dc.subject.other General en
dc.subject.other 1171 Geosciences en
dc.subject.other 218 Environmental engineering en
dc.title Warming effects on the urban hydrology in cold climate regions en
dc.type A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä fi
dc.description.version Peer reviewed en
dc.contributor.department University of Helsinki
dc.contributor.department University of Reading
dc.contributor.department University of California at Santa Barbara
dc.contributor.department University of British Columbia
dc.contributor.department McGill University
dc.contributor.department Water and Environmental Engineering
dc.contributor.department Department of Built Environment
dc.subject.keyword General
dc.subject.keyword 1171 Geosciences
dc.subject.keyword 218 Environmental engineering
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201710157092
dc.identifier.doi 10.1038/s41598-017-05733-y
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