Hydrometeorological data from mountain and alpine research catchments
Hydrometeorological data from mountain and alpine research catchments
Editor(s): J. Pomeroy and D. Marks
This ESSD special issue responds to an international need to improve the understanding and modelling of mountain snow and ice hydrological processes. Data sets contributed to the special issue should support and promote research on the effects of mountain snowpacks and glaciers on water supply as well as study of variations in energy and water exchange amongst different high-altitude regions. This initiative arises from a new GEWEX Hydroclimatology Panel cross-cut project – INARCH, the International Network for Alpine Research Catchment Hydrology (www.usask.ca/inarch ). The guest editors invite contributions of openly available detailed meteorological and hydrological observational archives from long-term research catchments at high temporal resolution (at least 5 years of continuous data with hourly sampling intervals for meteorological data, daily precipitation and streamflow, and regular snow and/or glacier mass balance surveys) in well-instrumented mountain regions around the world. Contributors and researchers will use this mountain hydrology data publication special issue for the benefit of global alpine hydrological research.

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20 Feb 2024
Operational and experimental snow observation systems in the upper Rofental: data from 2017 to 2023
Michael Warscher, Thomas Marke, Erwin Rottler, and Ulrich Strasser
Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2024-45,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2024-45, 2024
Revised manuscript accepted for ESSD (discussion: closed, 7 comments)
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24 Nov 2023
Snow accumulation and ablation measurements in a midlatitude mountain coniferous forest (Col de Porte, France, 1325 m altitude): the Snow Under Forest (SnoUF) field campaign data set
Jean Emmanuel Sicart, Victor Ramseyer, Ghislain Picard, Laurent Arnaud, Catherine Coulaud, Guilhem Freche, Damien Soubeyrand, Yves Lejeune, Marie Dumont, Isabelle Gouttevin, Erwan Le Gac, Frédéric Berger, Jean-Matthieu Monnet, Laurent Borgniet, Éric Mermin, Nick Rutter, Clare Webster, and Richard Essery
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 15, 5121–5133, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-15-5121-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-15-5121-2023, 2023
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16 Jun 2021
Hydrometeorological, glaciological and geospatial research data from the Peyto Glacier Research Basin in the Canadian Rockies
Dhiraj Pradhananga, John W. Pomeroy, Caroline Aubry-Wake, D. Scott Munro, Joseph Shea, Michael N. Demuth, Nammy Hang Kirat, Brian Menounos, and Kriti Mukherjee
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 2875–2894, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-2875-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-2875-2021, 2021
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24 Mar 2021
Meteorological observations collected during the Storms and Precipitation Across the continental Divide Experiment (SPADE), April–June 2019
Julie M. Thériault, Stephen J. Déry, John W. Pomeroy, Hilary M. Smith, Juris Almonte, André Bertoncini, Robert W. Crawford, Aurélie Desroches-Lapointe, Mathieu Lachapelle, Zen Mariani, Selina Mitchell, Jeremy E. Morris, Charlie Hébert-Pinard, Peter Rodriguez, and Hadleigh D. Thompson
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 1233–1249, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-1233-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-1233-2021, 2021
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18 Feb 2020
Glaciers and climate of the Upper Susitna basin, Alaska
Andrew Bliss, Regine Hock, Gabriel Wolken, Erin Whorton, Caroline Aubry-Wake, Juliana Braun, Alessio Gusmeroli, Will Harrison, Andrew Hoffman, Anna Liljedahl, and Jing Zhang
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 403–427, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-403-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-403-2020, 2020
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30 Sep 2019
Djankuat glacier station in the North Caucasus, Russia: a database of glaciological, hydrological, and meteorological observations and stable isotope sampling results during 2007–2017
Ekaterina P. Rets, Viktor V. Popovnin, Pavel A. Toropov, Andrew M. Smirnov, Igor V. Tokarev, Julia N. Chizhova, Nadine A. Budantseva, Yurij K. Vasil'chuk, Maria B. Kireeva, Alexey A. Ekaykin, Arina N. Veres, Alexander A. Aleynikov, Natalia L. Frolova, Anatoly S. Tsyplenkov, Aleksei A. Poliukhov, Sergey R. Chalov, Maria A. Aleshina, and Ekaterina D. Kornilova
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 1463–1481, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-1463-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-1463-2019, 2019
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30 Sep 2019
Integrated hydrometeorological, snow and frozen-ground observations in the alpine region of the Heihe River Basin, China
Tao Che, Xin Li, Shaomin Liu, Hongyi Li, Ziwei Xu, Junlei Tan, Yang Zhang, Zhiguo Ren, Lin Xiao, Jie Deng, Rui Jin, Mingguo Ma, Jian Wang, and Xiaofan Yang
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 1483–1499, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-1483-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-1483-2019, 2019
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10 Apr 2019
Hydrometeorological data from Marmot Creek Research Basin, Canadian Rockies
Xing Fang, John W. Pomeroy, Chris M. DeBeer, Phillip Harder, and Evan Siemens
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 455–471, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-455-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-455-2019, 2019
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19 Mar 2019
The Guadalfeo Monitoring Network (Sierra Nevada, Spain): 14 years of measurements to understand the complexity of snow dynamics in semiarid regions
María J. Polo, Javier Herrero, Rafael Pimentel, and María J. Pérez-Palazón
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 393–407, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-393-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-393-2019, 2019
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17 Jan 2019
Climate, snow, and soil moisture data set for the Tuolumne and Merced river watersheds, California, USA
James W. Roche, Robert Rice, Xiande Meng, Daniel R. Cayan, Michael D. Dettinger, Douglas Alden, Sarina C. Patel, Megan A. Mason, Martha H. Conklin, and Roger C. Bales
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 101–110, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-101-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-101-2019, 2019
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16 Jan 2019
A long-term hydrometeorological dataset (1993–2014) of a northern mountain basin: Wolf Creek Research Basin, Yukon Territory, Canada
Kabir Rasouli, John W. Pomeroy, J. Richard Janowicz, Tyler J. Williams, and Sean K. Carey
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 89–100, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-89-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-89-2019, 2019
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11 Jan 2019
A meteorological and blowing snow data set (2000–2016) from a high-elevation alpine site (Col du Lac Blanc, France, 2720 m a.s.l.)
Gilbert Guyomarc'h, Hervé Bellot, Vincent Vionnet, Florence Naaim-Bouvet, Yannick Déliot, Firmin Fontaine, Philippe Puglièse, Kouichi Nishimura, Yves Durand, and Mohamed Naaim
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 57–69, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-57-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-57-2019, 2019
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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, Marie Dumont, Jean-Michel Panel, Matthieu Lafaysse, Philippe Lapalus, Erwan Le Gac, Bernard Lesaffre, and Samuel Morin
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 71–88, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-71-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-71-2019, 2019
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29 Nov 2018
Spatially distributed water-balance and meteorological data from the Wolverton catchment, Sequoia National Park, California
Roger C. Bales, Erin M. Stacy, Xiande Meng, Martha H. Conklin, Peter B. Kirchner, and Zeshi Zheng
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 2115–2122, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-2115-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-2115-2018, 2018
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09 Oct 2018
Spatially distributed water-balance and meteorological data from the rain–snow transition, southern Sierra Nevada, California
Roger Bales, Erin Stacy, Mohammad Safeeq, Xiande Meng, Matthew Meadows, Carlos Oroza, Martha Conklin, Steven Glaser, and Joseph Wagenbrenner
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 1795–1805, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-1795-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-1795-2018, 2018
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11 Sep 2018
The Cariboo Alpine Mesonet: sub-hourly hydrometeorological observations of British Columbia's Cariboo Mountains and surrounding area since 2006
Marco A. Hernández-Henríquez, Aseem R. Sharma, Mark Taylor, Hadleigh D. Thompson, and Stephen J. Déry
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 1655–1672, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-1655-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-1655-2018, 2018
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02 Jul 2018
Eleven years of mountain weather, snow, soil moisture and streamflow data from the rain–snow transition zone – the Johnston Draw catchment, Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed and Critical Zone Observatory, USA
Sarah E. Godsey, Danny Marks, Patrick R. Kormos, Mark S. Seyfried, Clarissa L. Enslin, Adam H. Winstral, James P. McNamara, and Timothy E. Link
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 1207–1216, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-1207-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-1207-2018, 2018
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28 Jun 2018
31 years of hourly spatially distributed air temperature, humidity, and precipitation amount and phase from Reynolds Critical Zone Observatory
Patrick R. Kormos, Danny G. Marks, Mark S. Seyfried, Scott C. Havens, Andrew Hedrick, Kathleen A. Lohse, Micah Sandusky, Annelen Kahl, and David Garen
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 1197–1205, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-1197-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-1197-2018, 2018
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04 Apr 2018
Water balance and hydrology research in a mountainous permafrost watershed in upland streams of the Kolyma River, Russia: a database from the Kolyma Water-Balance Station, 1948–1997
Olga Makarieva, Nataliia Nesterova, Lyudmila Lebedeva, and Sergey Sushansky
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 689–710, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-689-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-689-2018, 2018
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14 Mar 2018
Hourly mass and snow energy balance measurements from Mammoth Mountain, CA USA, 2011–2017
Edward H. Bair, Robert E. Davis, and Jeff Dozier
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 549–563, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-549-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-549-2018, 2018
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20 Feb 2018
Daily gridded datasets of snow depth and snow water equivalent for the Iberian Peninsula from 1980 to 2014
Esteban Alonso-González, J. Ignacio López-Moreno, Simon Gascoin, Matilde García-Valdecasas Ojeda, Alba Sanmiguel-Vallelado, Francisco Navarro-Serrano, Jesús Revuelto, Antonio Ceballos, María Jesús Esteban-Parra, and Richard Essery
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 303–315, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-303-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-303-2018, 2018
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24 Jan 2018
The Rofental: a high Alpine research basin (1890–3770 m a.s.l.) in the Ötztal Alps (Austria) with over 150 years of hydrometeorological and glaciological observations
Ulrich Strasser, Thomas Marke, Ludwig Braun, Heidi Escher-Vetter, Irmgard Juen, Michael Kuhn, Fabien Maussion, Christoph Mayer, Lindsey Nicholson, Klaus Niedertscheider, Rudolf Sailer, Johann Stötter, Markus Weber, and Georg Kaser
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 151–171, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-151-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-151-2018, 2018
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13 Dec 2017
Meteorological and snow distribution data in the Izas Experimental Catchment (Spanish Pyrenees) from 2011 to 2017
Jesús Revuelto, Cesar Azorin-Molina, Esteban Alonso-González, Alba Sanmiguel-Vallelado, Francisco Navarro-Serrano, Ibai Rico, and Juan Ignacio López-Moreno
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 993–1005, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-993-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-993-2017, 2017
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15 Aug 2017
Snow observations in Mount Lebanon (2011–2016)
Abbas Fayad, Simon Gascoin, Ghaleb Faour, Pascal Fanise, Laurent Drapeau, Janine Somma, Ali Fadel, Ahmad Al Bitar, and Richard Escadafal
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 573–587, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-573-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-573-2017, 2017
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14 Feb 2017
Meteorological, snow, streamflow, topographic, and vegetation height data from four western juniper-dominated experimental catchments in southwestern Idaho, USA
Patrick R. Kormos, Danny G. Marks, Frederick B. Pierson, C. Jason Williams, Stuart P. Hardegree, Alex R. Boehm, Scott C. Havens, Andrew Hedrick, Zane K. Cram, and Tony J. Svejcar
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 91–98, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-91-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-91-2017, 2017
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