Estimating Alter‐shielded gauge snowfall undercatch, snowpack sublimation, and blowing snow transport at six sites in the coterminous USA

  title={Estimating Alter‐shielded gauge snowfall undercatch, snowpack sublimation, and blowing snow transport at six sites in the coterminous USA},
  author={Steven R. Fassnacht},
  journal={Hydrological Processes},
  • S. Fassnacht
  • Published 30 December 2004
  • Environmental Science
  • Hydrological Processes
Computing the monthly and winter water balance for cold regions can be difficult due to data scarcity. Historically, the spatial resolution, temporal resolution, and the number of variables measured have been limited. Currently, these data are once again becoming limited. To estimate the net snowpack accumulation, measured precipitation must be adjusted to consider precipitation underestimation due to gauge undercatch, the snow lost to sublimation, and blowing snow transport. Using existing… 

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