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Volume 19, issue 5
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 2337–2351, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-19-2337-2015
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Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 2337–2351, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-19-2337-2015
© Author(s) 2015. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 19 May 2015

Research article | 19 May 2015

A snow cover climatology for the Pyrenees from MODIS snow products

S. Gascoin et al.

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There is a good agreement between the MODIS snow products and observations from automatic stations and Landsat snow maps in the Pyrenees. The optimal thresholds for which a MODIS pixel is marked as snow-covered are 40mm in water equivalent and 150mm in snow depth. We generate a gap-filled snow cover climatology for the Pyrenees. We compute the mean snow cover duration by elevation and aspect classes. We show anomalous snow patterns in 2012 and consequences on hydropower production.
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