Articles | Volume 11, issue 4
The Cryosphere, 11, 1625–1645, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1625-2017
The Cryosphere, 11, 1625–1645, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1625-2017

Research article 10 Jul 2017

Research article | 10 Jul 2017

Snow water equivalent in the Alps as seen by gridded data sets, CMIP5 and CORDEX climate models

Silvia Terzago et al.

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The estimate of the current and future conditions of snow resources in mountain areas depends on the availability of reliable fine-resolution data sets and of climate models capable of properly representing snow processes and snow–climate interactions. This work considers the snow water equivalent data sets from remote sensing, reanalyses, regional and global climate models available for the Alps and explores their ability to provide a coherent view of the snowpack features and its changes.