Articles | Volume 15, issue 11
The Cryosphere, 15, 5261–5280, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-15-5261-2021
The Cryosphere, 15, 5261–5280, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-15-5261-2021

Research article 26 Nov 2021

Research article | 26 Nov 2021

Spatiotemporal distribution of seasonal snow water equivalent in High Mountain Asia from an 18-year Landsat–MODIS era snow reanalysis dataset

Yufei Liu et al.

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High Mountain Asia UCLA Daily Snow Reanalysis, Version 1 Y. Liu, Y. Fang, and S. A. Margulis https://doi.org/10.5067/HNAUGJQXSCVU

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We examined the spatiotemporal distribution of stored water in the seasonal snowpack over High Mountain Asia, based on a new snow reanalysis dataset. The dataset was derived utilizing satellite-observed snow information, which spans across 18 water years, at a high spatial (~ 500 m) and temporal (daily) resolution. Snow mass and snow storage distribution over space and time are analyzed in this paper, which brings new insights into understanding the snowpack variability over this region.