Support the Arctic Sea Ice Forum and Blog

Author Topic: Northern hemisphere snow cover  (Read 1620 times)

Paddy

  • ASIF Middle Class
  • Posts: 531
    • View Profile
  • Liked: 15
  • Likes Given: 25
Northern hemisphere snow cover
« on: June 02, 2016, 05:03:26 AM »
Which sources are best used to track northern hemisphere snow cover?

Blizzard92

  • ASIF Lurker
  • Posts: 63
    • View Profile
    • Personal Research Website
  • Liked: 7
  • Likes Given: 0
Re: Northern hemisphere snow cover
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2016, 05:17:08 AM »
Rutgers Global Snow Lab is a great source: http://climate.rutgers.edu/snowcover/
UC Irvine - Earth System Science Ph.D. Candidate
Cornell University - Atmospheric Sciences B.Sc.

Twitter: @ZLabe
Website: http://sites.uci.edu/zlabe/

Paddy

  • ASIF Middle Class
  • Posts: 531
    • View Profile
  • Liked: 15
  • Likes Given: 25
Re: Northern hemisphere snow cover
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2016, 05:35:52 AM »
Thank you! That tells me that April 2016 had a record low level of snow cover in the northern hemisphere (http://climate.rutgers.edu/snowcover/table_rankings.php?ui_set=1); will check back in a day or two for the May figure.

Neven

  • Administrator
  • ASIF Royalty
  • *****
  • Posts: 6955
    • View Profile
    • Arctic Sea Ice Blog
  • Liked: 511
  • Likes Given: 355
Re: Northern hemisphere snow cover
« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2016, 08:44:12 AM »
Check the ASIG front page, scroll down until you hit the Snow Cover section.

Continue discussion here.
« Last Edit: June 02, 2016, 08:54:58 AM by Neven »
Il faut comparer, comparer, comparer, et cultiver notre jardin