Field campaigns

Winter 2021-2022 at Col de Porte (1325 m, Alps)

The 2021-2022 field campaign at Col De Porte had an early start, with first significant snowfalls occuring in late November. There was already about 70cm of snow on December 2nd for the first day of fieldwork of the season. Despite a strong thaw episode around Christmas which reduced snow height dramatically, sparse snowfall events occurred from January and the snow cover remained continuous until the last day of fieldwork on April 12. In between these two dates, from the windy and cold (…)

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Winter 2022-2023 at Col de Porte (1325 m, Alps)

For the second winter of measurements at Col de Porte, the snow arrived quite late beginning of January and did not stay for long. However, we manage to perform numerous measurements using several instruments (see Figure below). During this field campaign, we add several objectives : The intercomparison of SSA measurements from several instruments (SMP, CTscanner, HISSGRASS and DUFISSS) The monitoring of the snowpack with high and low resolution CT scans The development of a novel method to (…)

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