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Snow cover in the European Alps: Station observations of snow depth and depth of snowfall

Matiu, Michael; Crespi, Alice; Bertoldi, Giacomo; Carmagnola, Carlo Maria; Marty, Christoph; Morin, Samuel; Schöner, Wolfgang; Cat Berro, Daniele; Chiogna, Gabriele; De Gregorio, Ludovica; Kotlarski, Sven; Majone, Bruno; Resch, Gernot; Terzago, Silvia; Valt, Mauro; Beozzo, Walter; Cianfarra, Paola; Gouttevin, Isabelle; Marcolini, Giorgia; Notarnicola, Claudia; Petitta, Marcello; Scherrer, Simon Christian; Strasser, Ulrich; Winkler, Michael; Zebisch, Marc; Cicogna, Andrea; Cremonini, Roberto; Debernardi, Andrea; Faletto, Mattia; Gaddo, Mauro; Giovannini, Lorenzo; Mercalli, Luca; Soubeyroux, Jean-Michel; Sušnik, Andrea; Trenti, Alberto; Urbani, Stefano; Weilguni, Viktor

Auxiliary files, code, and data for paper:

Observed snow depth trends in the European Alps 1971 to 2019; currently submitted at The Cryosphere

 

Auxiliary files:

  • aux_paper.zip: Auxiliary figures to the paper (time series showing the consistency of averaging monthly mean snow depth of stations within 500 m elevation bins; times of seasonal snow depth and snow cover duration indices).
  • aux_paper_crocus_comparison.zip: Time series comparing spatial statistical gap filling from paper to gap filling using snow depth assimilation into Crocus snow model (only for subset of stations in the French Alps)
  • aux_paper_monthly_time_series.zip: Plots of monthly time series of snow depth, for each station.
  • aux_paper_spatial_consistency.zip: Aggregate results from spatial consistency (statistical simulation using neighboring stations), and time series of observed versus simulated monthly snow depths.

 

Code (working copy, not cleaned, all written in R statistical software): code.zip

  • to read in the different data sources
  • to do quality checks and data processing
  • to perform statistical analyses as in paper
  • to produce figures and tables as in paper

 

Data (will be uploaded after peer review):

  • Daily and monthly stations snow depth and depth of snowfall.
  • > 2000 stations from Austria, Germany, France, Italy, Switzerland, and Slovenia
  • Meta data (name, latitude, longitude, elevation) in `file`, along with an interactive map `file`
  • If you use the data you agree to adhere to the respective data provider's terms as listed in `file`
  • The license terms especially (and additionally to any other terms of the single data providers) include: Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. [from CC BY 4.0

 

 

Version history:

v1.1: changes to aux-paper.zip and code.zip as consequence from submitting a revised manuscript

v1.0: initial upload

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