Articles | Volume 12, issue 4
Research article
12 Apr 2018
Research article |  | 12 Apr 2018

Estimating the snow water equivalent on a glacierized high elevation site (Forni Glacier, Italy)

Antonella Senese, Maurizio Maugeri, Eraldo Meraldi, Gian Pietro Verza, Roberto Sergio Azzoni, Chiara Compostella, and Guglielmina Diolaiuti


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AR by A. Senese on behalf of the Authors (22 Nov 2017)  Author's response   Manuscript 
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (04 Dec 2017) by Mareile Wolff
RR by Craig Smith (13 Dec 2017)
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (18 Dec 2017)
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (review by editor) (09 Feb 2018) by Mareile Wolff
AR by A. Senese on behalf of the Authors (16 Feb 2018)  Author's response   Manuscript 
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (07 Mar 2018) by Mareile Wolff
AR by A. Senese on behalf of the Authors (15 Mar 2018)  Author's response   Manuscript 
Short summary
We present and compare 11 years of snow data measured by an automatic weather station and corroborated by data from field campaigns on the Forni Glacier in Italy. The methodology we present is interesting for remote locations such as glaciers or high alpine regions, as it makes it possible to estimate the total snow water equivalent (SWE) using a relatively inexpensive, low-power, low-maintenance, and reliable instrument such as the sonic ranger.