Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Point of contact: peter.salamon@ec.europa.eu

Title: EFAS snow equivalent

Description

This data set contains for the whole of Europe two layers on snow water equivalent. One based on satellite information and the other one a hydrological model output.

Brief information on the individual layers: 1) Satellite-derived snow water equivalent: Snow Water Equivalent [mm] as derived from satellite measurements (AMSR-E microwave radiometer on EOS-Aqua) with assimilated ground observations. This is an operational H-SAF product. For more information: http://hsaf.meteoam.it/snow.php?tab=4

2) Model-derived snow water equivalent: LISFLOOD simulated amount of snow [mm water equivalent] based on observed meteorological input.

This information is part of the operational suit of EFAS (www.efas.eu) and intends to provide EFAS partners with in-depth information about the current snow water equivalent as important supplementary information to better judge upcoming hydrological extremes.

The update frequency of this data set is daily; and the spatial coverage is the extended ...

How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2017):  EFAS snow equivalent. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/99d1a1bc-bead-46a8-8cb3-dafa063662ec
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Additional information
Issue date 2017-03-06
Landing page https://www.efas.eu/
Update frequency as needed
Language English
Data theme(s) Environment; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 36 SCIENCE
EuroVoc concept(s) hydrology
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/99d1a1bc-bead-46a8-8cb3-dafa063662ec
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Geographic bounding box

67° N, 41° E, 27° S, -11.5° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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