This data set contains a new monthly estimate of the water balance of the Laurentian Great Lakes, the largest freshwater system on Earth, from 1950 to 2019. The source codes and inputs to derive the new estimates are also included in this dataset.
Do, H.X., Smith, J., Fry, L.M., and Gronewold, A.D., Seventy-year long record of monthly water balance estimates for Earth’s largest lake system (submitted), Gronewold, A. D., Smith, J. P., Read, L., & Crooks, J. L. (2020). Reconciling the water balance of large lake systems. Advances in Water Resources, 103505, and This version replaces the following deprecated dataset: Do, H.X., Smith, J.P., Fry, L.M., Gronewold, A.D. (2020). Monthly water balance estimates for the Laurentian Great Lakes from 1950 to 2019 [Data set]. University of Michigan - Deep Blue. https://doi.org/10.7302/0rsp-v195