Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0736

Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) North American Mountain Snow Data, Version 1

This data set consists of modeled snow water equivalent (SWE) data for 10 mountain ranges in North America, simulated by the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) regional climate model.

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary:

New data set.

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Parameter(s):
  • SNOW/ICE > SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT
Data Format(s):
  • NetCDF
Spatial Coverage:
N: 69.7, 
S: 31.9, 
E: -56.8, 
W: -168.2
Platform(s):MODELS
Spatial Resolution:
  • 9 km x 9 km
Sensor(s):NOT APPLICABLE
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 October 2004 to 30 June 2013
Version(s):V1
Temporal Resolution1 dayMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Melissa Wrzesien

Geographic Coverage

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As a condition of using these data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Wrzesien, M. and M. Durand. 2018. Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) North American Mountain Snow Data, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: https://doi.org/10.5067/W4JHZBCRCNLX. [Date Accessed].

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