Tree canopy and snow depth relationships at fine scales with terrestrial laser scanning
Ahmad Hojatimalekshah et al.
SnowEx17 Boise State University Terrestrial Laser Scanner (TLS) Point Cloud, Version 1, 2019N. Glenn, L. Spaete, Z. Uhlmann, C. Merriman, A. Raymondi, and C. Tennant https://doi.org/10.5067/IWGD4WFMCQNW
We describe the relationships between snow depth, vegetation canopy, and local-scale processes during the snow accumulation period using terrestrial laser scanning (TLS). In addition to topography and wind, our findings suggest the importance of fine-scale tree structure, species type, and distributions on snow depth. Snow depth increases from the canopy edge toward the open areas, but wind and topographic controls may affect this trend. TLS data are complementary to wide-area lidar surveys.
We describe the relationships between snow depth, vegetation canopy, and local-scale processes...