Snowfarming data set Davos and Martell 2015


Two data sets obtained for snow farming projects (Fluela, Davos, CH and Martell, IT) in 2015.

The data set contains for each site:

  • 10 cm GIS raster of snow depth calculated from terrestrial laserscanning surveys (TLS) in the end of winter season (April/May)

  • 10 cm GIS raster of snow depth calculated from TLS in the end of summer season (October)

Input files for SNOWPACK model:

  • .sno: snow profile at the end of winter

  • .smet: meteorological data measured by weather stations in the area

For more details see Grünewald, T., Lehning, M., and Wolfsperger, F.: Snow farming: Conserving snow over the summer season, The Cryosphere Discuss.,, in review, 2017.

Metadata Access
Creator Thomas, Grünewald,; Fabian, Wolfsperger,; Michael, Lehning,
Publisher WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF
Publication Year 2018
Funding Reference Funding information not available.,
Rights odc-odbl; ODbL with Database Contents License (DbCL)
OpenAccess true
Contact envidat(at)
Language English
Resource Type Dataset
Version 1.0
Discipline Environmental Sciences
Spatial Coverage (9.868W, 46.517S, 10.727E, 46.808N); Davos, Switzerland (lat: 46.808° N, long: 9.868° E) and Martell, South Tyrol (lat: 46.517° N, long: 10.727° E
Temporal Coverage Begin 2015-04-29T00:00:00Z
Temporal Coverage End 2015-10-28T00:00:00Z