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Volume 10, issue 3
The Cryosphere, 10, 1021–1038, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-10-1021-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
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The Cryosphere, 10, 1021–1038, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-10-1021-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 13 May 2016

Research article | 13 May 2016

On the assimilation of optical reflectances and snow depth observations into a detailed snowpack model

Luc Charrois et al.
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This study investigates the assimilation of optical reflectances, snowdepth data and both combined into a multilayer snowpack model. Data assimilation is performed with an ensemble-based method, the Sequential Importance Resampling Particle filter. Experiments assimilating only synthetic data are conducted at one point in the French Alps, the Col du Lautaret, over five hydrological years. Results of the assimilation experiments show improvements of the snowpack bulk variables estimates.
This study investigates the assimilation of optical reflectances, snowdepth data and both...
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