Journal cover Journal topic
Hydrology and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Journal topic

Journal metrics

Journal metrics

  • IF value: 4.936 IF 4.936
  • IF 5-year value: 5.615 IF 5-year
    5.615
  • CiteScore value: 4.94 CiteScore
    4.94
  • SNIP value: 1.612 SNIP 1.612
  • IPP value: 4.70 IPP 4.70
  • SJR value: 2.134 SJR 2.134
  • Scimago H <br class='hide-on-tablet hide-on-mobile'>index value: 107 Scimago H
    index 107
  • h5-index value: 63 h5-index 63
Volume 19, issue 3
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 1287–1292, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-19-1287-2015
© Author(s) 2015. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 1287–1292, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-19-1287-2015
© Author(s) 2015. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Comment/reply 06 Mar 2015

Comment/reply | 06 Mar 2015

Reply to D. L. Peters' Comment on "Streamflow input to Lake Athabasca, Canada" by Rasouli et al. (2013)

K. Rasouli1, M. A. Hernández-Henríquez2, and S. J. Déry2 K. Rasouli et al.
  • 1Centre for Hydrology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • 2Environmental Science and Engineering Program, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

Abstract. This paper provides a reply to a comment from Peters (2014) on our recent effort focused on evaluating changes in streamflow input to Lake Athabasca, Canada. Lake Athabasca experienced a 21.2% decline in streamflow input between 1960 and 2010 that has led to a marked decline in its water levels in recent decades. A reassessment of trends in naturalized Lake Athabasca water levels shows insignificant changes from our previous findings reported in Rasouli et al. (2013), and hence our previous conclusions remain unchanged. The reply closes with recommendations for future research to minimize uncertainties in historical assessments of trends in Lake Athabasca water levels and to better project its future water levels driven by climate change and anthropogenic activities in the Athabasca Lake basin.

Publications Copernicus
Citation