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Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 71–88, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-71-2019

Special issue: Hydrometeorological data from mountain and alpine research...

Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 71–88, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-71-2019
 
11 Jan 2019
11 Jan 2019

57 years (1960–2017) of snow and meteorological observations from a mid-altitude mountain site (Col de Porte, France, 1325 m of altitude)

Yves Lejeune et al.

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This paper introduces and provides access to a daily (1960–2017) and an hourly (1993–2017) dataset of snow and meteorological data measured at the Col de Porte site, 1325 m a.s.l, Charteuse, France. The daily dataset can be used to quantify the effect of climate change at this site, with a reduction of the mean snow depth of 39 cm from 1960–1990 to 1990–2017. The daily and hourly datasets are useful and appropriate for driving and evaluating a snowpack model over such a long period.