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TC | Volume 13, issue 9
The Cryosphere, 13, 2259–2280, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-2259-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
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The Cryosphere, 13, 2259–2280, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-2259-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 03 Sep 2019

Research article | 03 Sep 2019

A long-term dataset of climatic mass balance, snow conditions, and runoff in Svalbard (1957–2018)

Ward van Pelt et al.
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The climate in Svalbard is undergoing amplified change compared to the global mean, which has a strong impact on the climatic mass balance of glaciers and the state of seasonal snow in land areas. In this study we analyze a coupled energy balance–subsurface model dataset, which provides detailed information on distributed climatic mass balance, snow conditions, and runoff across Svalbard between 1957 and 2018.
The climate in Svalbard is undergoing amplified change compared to the global mean, which has a...
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