SnowModel Pan-Arctic Data 1979-2009
This data set contains pan-Arctic snow property estimates of distributed air temperature, snow precipitation, snow-season timing and length, maximum snow water equivalent depth (SWE), average snow density, snow sublimation, and rain-on-snow events. These estimates are a result of using National Aeronautics and Space Administration - Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis for Research and Applications (NASA-MERRA) atmospheric reanalysis, land cover and topography data in conjunction with the MicroMet and SnowModel modeling tools. These data are in 3-hourly 10 km horizontal gridded fields from 1 August 1979 through 31 July 2009.
Click on the parameter dictionary (Parameter_Dictionary.html) from the list of documentation below to see a table listing parameters and times during which data are available.
- download: NSF Arctic Data Center
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|Begin datetime||1979-08-01 00:00:00|
|End datetime||2009-07-31 23:59:59|
Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.
Maximum (North) Latitude:
Minimum (South) Latitude:
Minimum (West) Longitude: -180.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: 180.00
Additional contact information
- author: Glen E. Liston <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- author: Christopher A. Hiemstra <Chris.Hiemstra@colostate.edu>
- author: Matthew Sturm <email@example.com>
- originator: Glen E. Liston <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- principalInvestigator: Glen E. Liston <email@example.com>
- principalInvestigator: Christopher A. Hiemstra <Chris.Hiemstra@colostate.edu>
CitationExample citation following ESIP guidelines:
Liston, G., Hiemstra, C., Sturm, M. 2011. SnowModel Pan-Arctic Data 1979-2009. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6DV1H19. Accessed 28 Jan 2023.
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