Data file containing optical characterization of colored dissolved organic matter (CDOM). Data include CDOM absorption coefficients, water column light attenuation coefficients, specific UV light absorbance (SUVA254), spectral slope ratio, and fluorescence index from waters near Toolik Lake on the North Slope of Alaska. A synthesis of the data presented here is published in Cory et al. 2013, PNAS 110:3429-3434, and in Cory et al. 2014, Science 345:925-928.
Mean daily discharge data for Oksrukuyik Creek for mid May-Septemeber 1988, calculated from data acquired from USGS-Fairbanks.
More detailed methods of their Hydrologic Unit, calibration measurements and regression curve were not available at the time of this file.