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Volume 11, issue 1
The Cryosphere, 11, 517–529, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-517-2017
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The Cryosphere, 11, 517–529, 2017
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Research article 16 Feb 2017

Research article | 16 Feb 2017

How much can we save? Impact of different emission scenarios on future snow cover in the Alps

Christoph Marty et al.
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We simulate the future snow cover in the Alps with the help of a snow model, which is fed by projected temperature and precipitation changes from a large set of climate models. The results demonstrate that snow below 1000 m is probably a rare guest at the end of the century. Moreover, even above 3000 m the simulations show a drastic decrease in snow depth. However, the results reveal that the projected snow cover reduction can be mitigated by 50 % if we manage to keep global warming below 2°.
We simulate the future snow cover in the Alps with the help of a snow model, which is fed by...
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