Articles | Volume 25, issue 7
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 3783–3804, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-3783-2021
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 3783–3804, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-3783-2021

Research article 02 Jul 2021

Research article | 02 Jul 2021

Decision tree-based detection of blowing snow events in the European Alps

Zhipeng Xie et al.

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Ground information on the occurrence of blowing snow has been sorely lacking because direct observations of blowing snow are sparse in time and space. In this paper, we investigated the potential capability of the decision tree model to detect blowing snow events in the European Alps. Trained with routine meteorological observations, the decision tree model can be used as an efficient tool to detect blowing snow occurrences across different regions requiring limited meteorological variables.